Southeastern Office Services

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Secretary of the Commonwealth
Southeastern District Office
218 South Main St., Suite 206
Fall River, MA 02721

Telephone: 508-646-1374
Fax: 508-646-1473


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.

Public Records and Commissions

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.

Information on Apostilles and Certificates of Appointment Brochure


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.

State Bookstore

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.

Other Services

The Southeastern Office also performs naturalization swearing-in ceremonies for Bristol County.