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All Michigan Secretary of State offices closed under stay-at-home order

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Posted at 5:12 AM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-24 08:06:50-04

(WXYZ) — All Michigan Secretary of State branch offices will be closed, per Governor Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home order.

“I fully support Gov. Whitmer and the leadership she is demonstrating by issuing a stay-at-home order,” Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said in a press release. “I have been communicating with her for some time on this issue, and know this is necessary to protect health of our employees and the public.”

Per the order, the Secretary of State is temporarily unable to provide in-person transactions and renewals by mail.

Many services will remain available online, although there may be some delays in processing.

Late fees will be waived for expirations that have occurred since branch operations were first shifted on March 16.

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