BMV announces Election Day hours

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INDIANAPOLIS (WEHT) – The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles has announced its hours for Election Day.

The BMV says most branches will extend hours of operation on Monday, November 4th and Tuesday, November 5th.

Branches in counties holding elections in the November general election will be open to issue ID cards and driver’s licenses to use at polling locations.

Branch hours on Nov. 4th will be from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Nov. 5th from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The following branches without a scheduled election in their counties, include Fowler, LaGrange, Rockville and Loogootee. Those branches will be closed on Nov. 4th and 5th.

Branches in Morocco and Williamsport will be open for normal hours on Nov. 4th but will be closed on Election Day.

The Indiana BMV provides free, state-issued ID cards for voting purposes to any unlicensed Hoosier, who is a U.S. citizen. They must provide documentation and be 18 on or before Election Day.

The following documents are required to obtain a new state ID card or driver’s license:
• Proof of Identity document, such as a birth certificate or passport.
• Proof of Social Security document, such as a Social Security card, pay stub, or W-2.
• Proof of lawful status, such as a birth certificate or passport.
• Proof of residency, two documents such as a voter registration card, utility bill or bank statement.
• If your name has been legally changed and now differs from your identity document(s) (i.e., birth certificate or passport), proof of name change must be provided in order to obtain a state ID or driver’s license

More information can be found here.

Branches will resume regular business hours on Nov. 6th.

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(This story was originally published on October 23, 2019)

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