The Indiana Bureau
of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will extend hours of operation on Monday, Nov. 4,
and Tuesday, Nov. 5.
counties holding elections in the municipal election on May 5 will be open
to issue ID cards and driverís licenses to be used for identification at a
Branch hours on
Monday, Nov. 4, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and on Tuesday, Nov. 5,
from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
As required by
state law, branches with extended hours will only process new, amended, or
replacement ID cards, and renewed, amended, or replacement driverís licenses
and learner permits. New driverís licenses and learner permits will only be
processed provided the customer has previously completed all required
testing. Customers who are required to take a knowledge or driving skills
exam to obtain or renew a license may choose to apply for a free ID card to
use for voting purposes.
hold a driverís license or ID card that expired after the last general
election may use the expired card as proof of identification for voting
purposes. The paper interim credential issued at the license branch at the
time of the transaction or after a customer has completed an internet
credential transaction is also acceptable proof of identification for voting
The Indiana BMV
provides free, state-issued ID cards for voting purposes to any unlicensed
Hoosier who is a U.S. citizen, who can provide proper documentation, and who
will be at least 18 years of age on or before the next general or municipal
election. The following documents are required to obtain a new state ID card
or driverís 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.
residency: two documents such as a voter registration card, utility bill or
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 driverís license.
A complete list of
documents required to obtain a new state ID card or driverís license can
also be found at IN.gov/BMV
All branches will
resume regular business hours on Wednesday, Nov. 6.