Secretary of State offices to be closed for Labor Day
AUGUST 19, 2013
LANSING, Mich.– Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds customers that all
branch offices and the Office of the Great Seal will close on Monday, Sept. 2,
in observance of Labor Day. Secretary of State SUPER!Centers normally offer
Saturday hours but will be closed on Saturday, Aug. 31.
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 at
www.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.