Michigan SOS: You will be able to renew enhanced licenses, IDs online by mid-March
The Michigan Department of State will enable new online services for customers on March 16, 2021. The new system will allow you to do the following online:Renew or replace an enhanced driver’s license or state ID if no new photo requiredView the status of the requested driver’s license or state IDRequest and obtain a driving recordAdd a motorcycle endorsement to an eligible driver’s licenseAccess streamlined business services“Customers will now be able to renew or replace their driver’s licenses and IDs at any of our more than 130 new self-service stations across the state, and renew or replace their enhanced licenses and IDs online,” said Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson. Branch appointments, online and self-service station transactions will be unavailable from 5 p.m. Thursday, March 11 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 16 while the system is brought online,” reads a statement from SOS. AdThe SOS said new self-service station transactions also will include:Renew a standard or enhanced driver’s license or state ID if no new photo requiredRequest a replacement and print out a temporary license or IDAdd a motorcycle endorsement to an eligible driver’s licenseSign up on the state’s organ donor registryLearn more about Secretary of State services at Michigan.gov/SOS. Dec. 15, 2020: Michigan SOS will expand online, self-service options in March: What to know
Michigan SOS will expand online, self-service options in March: What to know
The Michigan Secretary of State says new online and self-service options will become available in March 2021. New options for Michigan residents include renewing their standard and enhanced driver’s licenses and state identification cards at self-service stations and online. AdNew procedures will also be implemented:An electronic lien and title program will begin , making lien and title information available online for lienholders in lieu of a paper certificate of title. Mechanic testing registration will be available online only to mechanics with a Michigan driver’s license or state ID. Related: Michigan Secretary of State to offer priority driver’s license, ID appointments
Michigan Secretary of State to offer priority driver’s license, ID appointments
LANSING, Mich. – Secretary of State offices will offer priority driver’s license and state ID appointments from Oct. 5 through Nov. 2. READ: Grace period ending for expired Michigan driver’s licensesThe appointments will be available from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. They are for Michigan residents who need to get a first-time license or ID, replace one because of loss, or correct one because of a name change. “These appointments will ensure customers get the new or replacement driver’s license or state ID they may need as soon as possible,” Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said. Each individual must make a separate appointment to ensure enough time is allotted for service.
Grace period ending for expired Michigan driver’s licenses
LANSING, Mich. – Time is running out for Michigan residents who have waited to renew their driver’s license or vehicle registration during the coronavirus pandemic. Anyone with an expiration date after March 1 were given a long grace period by the Legislature and Gov. But that period ends Wednesday and no extension is anticipated. “We have done everything we can to support Michiganders during this uncertain time and want to make sure they renew before the expiration extension ends," she said. To schedule an appointment, conduct a transaction online or find a self-service station, visit Michigan.gov/SOS.
Michigan Gov. Whitmer extends renewal deadline for drivers licenses, IDs, vehicle registrations
Gretchen Whitmer has extended the deadline to renew drivers licenses, ID cards and vehicle registrations to the end of September. I am pleased to continue to work with the Legislature to codify significant Executive Orders that help Michiganders cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, Whitmer said. We have been continually assessing the safest way to maintain branch operations and this legislation will go a long way toward those efforts.Many transactions, including vehicle registration renewals, dont have to be conducted in person. Automobile, motorcycle and watercraft registration renewals also can be completed at one of the 122 Self-Service Stations located around the state. Residents who need to schedule an appointment can do so online at Michigan.gov/SOS or by calling 888-SOS-MICH.