Location and Hours

Office of the Great Seal

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

Available by Appointment 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
7064 Crowner Drive
Lansing, MI 48918


Payment may be made by check or money order payable to the State of Michigan.  Please allow extra processing time.