Portland, ME
Military Entrance Processing Station



510 Congress Street
3rd Floor
Portland, ME 04101-3403


Major Jason Goodson ​
United States Army

Senior Enlisted Advisor:
Senior Master Sergeant Joseph Lathwood​
United States Air Force

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Phone: (207) 560-2300
Fax: (207) 775-2947


The Portland Armed Forces Examining and Entrance Station was activated on July 1, 1965. On January 1, 1982, the Armed Forces Examining and Entrance Station officially changed its name to the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) to better reflect its parent command, the United States Military Entrance Processing Command (USMEPCOM).

The MEPS was originally located on the scenic grounds of Fort Williams park, the home of the historic Portland Headlight, the most photographed lighthouse in the world. In 1970, the MEPS moved to the Portland Federal Building, where it was co-located with the Portland Post Office. It remained there until March 6, 1989, before occupying its current location at 510 Congress Street in downtown Portland.


Military Entrance Test (MET) Site Instructions

When you go to the MET site, do not forget to bring your Request For Examination (USMEPCOM Form 680-3A-E) signed by your recruiter along with a photo ID. You will need to arrive at the testing site at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time.