Secretary of the Commonwealth
Southeastern District Office
218 South Main St., Suite 206
Fall River, MA 02721
Hours: 8:15 am - 4:30 pm, M-F
The following services are provided by the Secretary of the Commonwealth in the Fall River office.
The Southeastern Office can provide you with limited information over the phone about the approximately 400,000 profit and non-profit corporations doing business in Massachusetts. This data includes the date of incorporation, location, and the names of the officers. This office also provides Good Standings, Legal Existence, and Certified Copies as well as Name Reservations for Corporate Entities.
The Southeastern Office can administer the oath of office to public officials, notaries public and justices of the peace. An oath of office requires an appointment in advance. This office also certifies the signatures of public officials and affixes Apostilles to documents going out of the country.
The Southeastern office offers state election candidate information, distribution and acceptance of nomination papers for those seeking office as well as the filing of certified nomination papers, election laws and statistics, and "how to" pamphlets on election procedures. Voter registration forms are also available.
The following publications can be purchased at the Southeastern Office or offered free of charge by using the links below.
The following popular pamphlets and booklets are available free of charge both in print and by using the links below.
The Southeastern Office also performs naturalization swearing-in ceremonies for Bristol County.