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Secretary of State Mobile Office to visit Michigan International Auto Show in Grand Rapids

Visitors can register to vote, renew plates and licenses

GRAND RAPIDS – Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today announced the Secretary of State Mobile Office will visit the Michigan International Auto Show Jan. 30 through Feb. 2 to provide voter registration and other services.

The show is at DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave. NW. It is presented by the Grand Rapids New Car Dealers Association and features new sedans, trucks, SUVs, hybrids and sports cars from manufacturers from around the world.

The Mobile Office offers most services available at a regular branch office. Visitors can renew their license plate tabs and driver’s licenses, register to vote, change their address and sign up on the Michigan Organ Donor Registry.

The Mobile Office hours are:

  • Thursday, Jan. 30 – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 31 – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 1 – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 2 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Visitors also can learn more about REAL ID and apply for a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or state ID card. Beginning Oct. 1, 2020, Michigan residents will need a REAL ID-compliant document to fly within the United States and enter certain federal facilities, military bases and nuclear power plants. To apply, bring the following:

  • Your driver’s license or state ID card.
  • Your certified birth certificate with a raised seal or stamp issued by a governmental agency; valid, unexpired U.S. passport; or an approved citizenship or legal presence document. (Faxes and photocopies won’t be accepted.)
  • If your name is different from what is on your birth certificate, bring certified documents, such as marriage licenses or court orders, for every time your name has changed.

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