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Register as a sex offender

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

Sex Offender Registry Board

The Details of Register as a sex offender

What you need for Register as a sex offender

If you are a sex offender in Massachusetts, you must register with the state sex offender registry every year. 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

Name Fee Unit
Registration fee $75 each

How to register Register as a sex offender

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

Sex Offender Registry Board
P.O. Box 4547
Salem, MA 01970

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 about Register 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 Register as a sex offender

Contact for Register as a sex offender

Address
P.O. Box 4547, Salem, MA 01970

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