Secretary of State returning to regular branch hours

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MICHIGAN (WJRT) - (03/22/20) - Secretary of State offices are returning to regular branch hours starting Monday, March 23. In a news release from the state, it says all 131 offices will open from 9-5 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Offices will open from 11-7 on Wednesdays and remain closed on Saturdays.

In-person transactions will only be available for critical services and via appointment.

Starting March 23, those in-person services will also be restricted to:

• Driver’s license/state ID transactions that must be done in person
o First-time CDL license issuance
o CDL endorsements (such as Hazmat) issuance
o Issuance of first-time driver’s license or state ID card
o Renewal of CDL licenses only
 Renewal of other licenses must be completed online or via mail only
 Conversion of any license to REAL ID temporarily paused, unless branch visit is required otherwise
o Replacement (because of loss) of Enhanced Driver’s License only
 Other licenses can be replaced through online services
• Title transfers
o For motor vehicles only
o Corrections or additions to titles temporarily paused
• Testing
o Operator, CDL, chauffeur, mechanic, motorcycle
o Recreational vehicle testing temporarily paused
• Notary service for Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission applications

To make an appointment, conduct a transaction online, or see a map of self-service stations visit Michigan.gov/SOS. Appointments can also be made by calling 888-SOS-MICH.