Location and Hours

Office of the Great Seal

Mailing Address
Michigan Department of State
Bureau of Elections
7064 Crowner Drive
Lansing, MI 48918

Walk-in Service Address Locations
Richard H. Austin Building
1st Floor
430 W. Allegan
Lansing, MI
888-767-6424 (SOS-MICH) (Main Office)
517-241-1820 (Facsimile)

Hours By Appointment Only

Special Notice:  In accordance with the Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order, the Office of the Great Seal is limiting our in-person hours. Effective immediately, document authentications may be done by mail, or in-person by appointment only on Mondays from 8:30am until 4:00pm or Wednesdays from 8:30pm until 4:00pm.  To request an appointment please email MDOS-Notary@Michigan.gov or call 517-241-1832. If submitting an authentication request by mail, please complete this form and send it along with your document(s) to:
Bureau of Elections
P.O. Box 20126
Lansing, MI  48901-0726
Payment may be made by check or money order payable to the State of Michigan.  Please allow extra processing time.