How to register as a sex offender

If you are required to register as a sex offender, you must do so annually.

What you need to Register as a sex offender

If you are a sex offender in Massachusetts, you must register with the state sex offender registry every year; unless you are homeless, then you must register monthly. Depending on your level, you will need to either mail your registration information to the registry board, or go to your local police department in person to update it.

If you are an Unclassified or Level 1 offender, you will need to complete the Sex Offender Registration Form.

If you are a Level 2 or 3 offender, you will need to visit your local police department to update your information. 

Fees for Register as a sex offender

Please send your fee payment by check to:

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

P.O. Box 412235

Boston, MA 02241-2235

Or:

Click here to pay the sex offender registration fee online.

Registration fee$75each

How to Register as a sex offender

By mail

If you are an Unclassified or Level 1 offender, you must mail your completed registration form to the Sex Offender Registry Board at:

SORB PO Box 392,

North Billerica, MA, 01862

Level 2 and 3 offenders cannot register through the mail.

If you are a Level 2 or 3 offender, you must register your updated information with the police department of your Massachusetts residential address. 

If you do not reside in Massachusetts, register in the city or town police department of your employment, school, or secondary address in Massachusetts.

More info for Registration as a sex offender

Sex offenders may be prosecuted for violating the law if they knowingly:

  • Do not verify their registration information
  • Do not provide their current address information
  • Give false information

Downloads for Registering as a sex offender

Open PDF file, 183.28 KB, forSex offender registration form (PDF 183.28 KB)

Open PDF file, 525.54 KB, forSex offender registration brochure (PDF 525.54 KB)

Open PDF file, 87.59 KB, for SORNA Compliance Information Form (PDF 87.59 KB)

Open PDF file, 102.95 KB, for Indigency Request for Fee Waiver Form (PDF 102.95 KB)

Contact for Register as a sex offender

Sex Offender Registry Board

 Address

P.O. Box 392, North Billerica, MA 01862d

 Phone

Main office at: (978) 740-6400

Open M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.