Western Office Services

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Secretary of the Commonwealth
Western District Office
436 Dwight St., Rm. 102
Springfield, MA 01103

Telephone: 413-784-1376
Fax: 413-784-1379

Email: cathy.molta@sec.state.ma.us

Hours: 8:15 am - 4:30 pm, M-F

The following services are provided by the Secretary of the Commonwealth in the Springfield office.


The Western 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 Western 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 Western office offers state election candidate information, distribution and acceptance of nomination papers for those seeking office, 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 Western 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.