Secretary of State offices to be closed for 4th of July holiday
JUNE 20, 2013
LANSING, Mich. – Secretary of State Johnson reminds residents that all
branch offices and the Office of the Great Seal will close on Thursday, July 4
in observance of Independence Day.
The Department of State mails notices to motorists 45 days before their driver’s
license or license plates expire to give them ample time to renew. Licenses and
plates that expire on a day when state offices are closed, such as a holiday or
weekend, can be renewed the following day without penalty.
Most people renewing license plates, driver’s licenses and ID cards can do
business online at www.ExpressSOS.com or by mail. Easy to follow instructions
can be found with the renewal notice. Additional services can be done online as
License plate tabs can also be renewed at Self-Service Stations, many of which
are available around the clock. Visit the Branch Office Locator at
www.michigan.gov/SOS to find a Self-Service Station near you.
With the exception of holidays, branch offices are open Monday, Tuesday,
Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Smaller branch offices may close for
the lunch hour. On Wednesdays most offices are open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., with
those in city centers open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PLUS offices and SUPER!Centers are
open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. SUPER!Centers also provide Saturday
hours from 9 a.m. to noon.
For more information about office locations and additional services, visit
www.michigan.gov/SOS. Sign up for the official Secretary of State Twitter feed
https://twitter.com/michsos and Facebook updates at
Customers also may call the Department of State Information Center to speak to a
customer-service representative at 888-SOS-MICH (767-6424).
For media questions, please call Gisgie Dávila Gendreau at 517-373-2520.