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The Michigan Department of State is an organization that places high importance on incorporating our values into our operations. From Marquette to Monroe and all across the state of Michigan, we strive to live by the following principles:


We empathize with and learn from each other’s lived experiences to ensure that MDOS works for everyone, including our team members and the customers we serve.


We act in good faith, we follow the law, we work transparently to combat misinformation as stewards of public trust in government.


We are accountable and hold ourselves to high standards in delivering fair and equitable services to all Michigan residents.


We bring our services to customers as effectively and efficiently as possible.