We are located at 16 Nasons Way formerly known as 25 Allard Circle in the little red schoolhouse. You may need to use our former address to locate us via GPS
Near the intersection of Rte 160 and the So Hiram Rd.
Office hours are Monday - Thursday 9am to 3pm, Thursday evening 5:30 to 7pm,
Fridays 9am to noon and the 2nd Saturday of month 8am to 11am
At the Town Office you can register your car, boat, ATV etc. As well as get copies of vital records and apply for marriage licenses
Looking for due dates or a copy of your bill?
The Town if happy to announce our GIS mapping program is live.
This replaces our previous pdf maps and list posted here.
Permits, Applications and general information can be found here.
Upcoming Election Information can be found here. As well as voter registration information and copies of the current Town Report
The Transfer Station is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10am to 3pm Saturdays 8am to 4pm and Sunday 9am to 4pm .
To help us better serve you please bring in your previous registration, current insurance card and accurate mileage when processing a re-registration.
For detailed information click below
All dogs six months or older must be licensed per State Law, licenses are available mid October for the following year. We issue certified copies of vital records as well.
Here at the Town Office we can process re-registrations as well as new registration for your ATV, boat and snowmobiles, plus issue hunting and fishing licenses for the you. Please bring in your previous registrations or licenses if possible
You can purchase most items online as well. Click the additional information button to find out more.
You can find information here on
federal and state aid programs.
From heating assistance, meal on wheels, food pantries and the general assistance program. Don't know who to call, start with 211, they will help you find an agency that may be able to provide some assistance.
If you have registered your car here in Hiram previously and are just re-registering it you will need to bring in the actual current mileage and proof of insurance and the previous registration. If you are new to town but have previously registered your car in Maine we do need the most recent car registration along with mileage and the insurance card.
For a new registration you would need a bill of sale, title or title application on any vehicle that is 1995 or newer, the window sticker if it is a new vehicle, actual current mileage and proof of insurance.
We must see a current proof of insurance on all vehicles. We can accept both electronic and printed copies of insurance cards. Please make sure that you have a current card or access to your electronic card prior to coming in. You can have your insurance agency fax us a copy of your insurance card if needed, the fax number is 625-7635.
You can process your renewal or request a duplicate through the State by selecting the Rapid Renewal link to the right. Other motor vehicle services are available on the State of Maine website such as vanity plate search and renewal of your drivers license.
To renew your vehicle registration you will need: see below for a pdf copy
a) the accurate current mileage
b) a valid insurance ID card (paper or electronic)
c) last years registration, if you are new to town we will need your previous Maine registration.
To register your vehicle for the first time you will need:
a) the accurate current mileage
b) a valid insurance ID card (paper or electronic)
c) a bill of sale – Complete bill of sale contains both buyer & seller information as well as vehicle description including VIN
d) a title or application for title – all vehicles 1995 or newer require title
e) a window sticker/monroney label (only for brand new vehicles)
f) proof of residency if new to town
If you have moved to Hiram from another town in Maine you are supposed to change your address within 30 on days, items you will need:
a) current registration
b) accurate current mileage
c) proof of residency
If you have moved to Hiram from another state you will need your:
a) current vehicle registration
b) title if you own the vehicle or if you are making payments you will need to provide the lien holders name and address
c) a valid insurance ID card (paper or electronic)
d) accurate current mileage
e) proof of residency For proof of residency you will need something with your name and Hiram address on it, such as: a driver’s license, a piece of mail, personal checks, a utility bill, lease agreement etc… (P.O. Boxes are not considered proof of residency).
Need to register your car but can't get to the office? Then Rapid Renewal may just be the answer. With a few clicks of the mouse you can register your car from the comforts of your home
License fees are $6.00 for dog that has been neutered or spayed and $11.00 for a dog that has not been altered. Dog licenses are valid for a calendar year becoming available October 15th of the previous year and good until December of the current year. You must present a valid rabies certificate in order to process the license and if your dog has been altered please be sure to provide the neutering certificate or other proof. (Needed one time only) A late fee of $25.00 goes into effect on February 1st for all unlicensed dogs. The State mails out copies of all rabies vaccinations, so if we receive one and your dog is not licensed we will be contacting you. This is State Law.
Our current ACO is Cindy Eaton she can be reached at 890-5313 or 1-800-733-1421 which is Oxford County Dispatch. We do have an barking dog ordinance which can be found in the forms section at the bottom of this page.
We assist the office of ODVRS in issuing certified and non certified copies of vital records for events that have happened in our town or for those who resided here when the event occurred. These records include birth, death & marriage certificates. Certified copies are $15.00 for the first copy and $6.00 for each additional copy purchased at the same time. See the section below with forms that are required to issue certified copies.
The town office also issues Marriage Licenses, when applying for a marriage license we do ask that you contact the office prior to coming in. We typically do not process marriage licenses while you wait do to limited staff and the processing time. Most couples find it is easier to submit the application and then schedule an appointment when both parties can pick up the license. The fee for a marriage license is $40.00, please click here, you will be directed to the State of Maine website for the most up to date application. The form is a fillable pdf you can save and email to the town clerk at email@example.com.
In the event you are requesting a record for someone else, a notarized form must accompany your request, this can be located below. You can also visit the states website for additional information by clicking here.
The previous registration is helpful for processing both new and re- registrations on all types of vehicles. New registrations from a private sale require a valid bill of sale which must include the vehicle identification number (VIN) the previous owners name, address and amount paid. If the previous registration is not available please try to bring in either the registration number located on the hull of the boat or the registration sticker number and year for ATV's and snowmobiles, this helps us verify the vehicle information should it already be in the MOSES system. If purchased from a dealer please bring in all documents from the sale.
For a re-registration the previous registration is extremely helpful but not necessary. Most re-registrations can be done online if you choose by clicking here. ( This will open a new website)
For all licenses and registrations proof of residency is required.
May be purchased here at the Town Office if you have a previous license please bring it with you or the MOSES number assigned to you if possible. For a new license you would need to bring in proof of residency and completion of any required courses. Most licensees can be purchased online by clicking here. (This will take you to a new website)
Due to the increase usage of technology, Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has reduced the number and type of publications available here at the town office. We currently have limited rule books for both fishing and hunting. The books for both ATV's and snowmobiles are available to be downloaded to your smartphone or home computer. Click here for the link for those books.
Lifetime licenses for hunting, fishing and archery are now available to residents who are 65 years or older and those who are 15 years old or younger. Click here for an application and detailed information. In the office we can sell the 70 and over lifetime licenses only. All other licenses must be initially purchased Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
The Town of Hiram supports the local snowmobile club, the Sacopee Valley Snowdrifters. Contact the office for current contact information for the club if you are interested in joining or have any questions regarding our local trails. Link to Facebook page.
The Town of Hiram offers a General Assistance program for people in need. This program provides confidential financial assistance for residents who are having difficulty meeting basic needs for housing, utilities, food, fuel oil etc. as defined by local ordinance and state statute, MRSA 22 part 5 Chapter 1161.
The program is funded by local property taxes with 70% reimbursement from the State.
Applications are taken by appointment only Monday - Thursdays 9am to 2 pm. Please contact either Emma or Marylou at the Town Office to schedule your appointment. Your assistance will be based on the 30 day period following your application. The Town will also look back to the 30 days before you applied to see what money you received and how you spent it. We will need to see the following: Drivers license or other ID, Social Security cards for all those in the household, Lease or mortgage agreement, most recent CMP bills and or other proof of expenses (ex. rent/mortgage, heating/fuel, electricity, food medical expenses etc.) Cancelled checks, receipts or other documents that show how you have spent your money and income in the last 30 days. Proof of all household income and assets including - cash on hand, income tax refunds, unemployment benefits, child support benefits, TANF benefits, social security & SSI & SSDI benefits, checking and savings accounts, veterans pensions, workers compensation, retirement pensions, rental income, retirement accounts, assistance from relatives, in kind income and self-employment income. Copies of any car registrations, recreational vehicles, real estate holdings etc.
Emergency Contact information for after hours, please contact the
Oxford County Sheriffs Office at 1-800-733-1421
Riverside United Methodist Church - Location 5 School St. - Rte 25 & 160, Porter Maine 04068
Days and Hours - 1st and 3rd Friday of each month 8:30 am to 9:30 am
For more information contact 625-4886 or 400-2866
Southwest Oxford County Nutrition, Inc. - Located Brownfield Lions Building Rte 5 & 113,
1/4 mile south of Rte 160.
Days and Hours - 3rd Thursday of every month, 1 pm to 5:00 pm. Emergency Food Boxes as needed, often available the same day as requested.
For more information contact 207-935-2620
The State of Maine offers a Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, commonly called LIHEAP or HEAP. This program provides money to low income homeowners and renters to help pay heating costs. The funds are distributed through Community Concepts for Hiram. The program is not intended to pay for all heating cost, but to assist in paying the heating bill. Please contact Community Concepts directly at 1-800-866-5588 or visit their website. Community Concepts offers several other programs in addition to fuel assistance be sure to look at the programs they have to offer.
The program provides up to five meals each week. Volunteers and staff deliver five meals on Tuesdays arriving between 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Meals are delivered frozen. This program is more than just a well balanced meal; it also a wellness check and a friendly visit. Volunteers and staff are trained to make sure clients are safe when they make their delivery.
You may qualify for Meals on Wheels if you are 60 or older, primarily home-bound, unable to regularly prepare nutritious meals, able to accept meals during our deliver time frame and agree to an in-home nutritional assessment. There is no income eligibility for Meals on Wheels. Please call 1-800-427-1241 for more information or visit their website.
Seniors plus offers several other services for seniors. Be sure to take a look around there website or give them a call to see if they can be of assistance.
Need some help but have no idea who to call? Start by calling 211 or if you prefer visit 211's website. It is a free, confidential, referral service . They can help connect anyone regardless of age or income to local services. They are staffed 24 hours a day seven days a week whether you need help with financial assistance, domestic violence, addiction, health care, heating or utilities, they can find out what you need and help find a local agencies that can assist you.
With hundreds of services available out there it can be overwhelming to try and find the right number for the agency you need due to our location. Call 211 and let them assist you.