Department of State offices to be closed for Presidents Day
FEB. 6, 2012
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that all
branch offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed in observance of
Presidents Day on Monday, Feb. 20.
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 by mail or online at
Easy to follow instructions can be found with the renewal notice. Additional
services can be done online as well.
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
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.