NewsPublic Affairs / April 21, 2016

BMV Hours Extended To Help Voters Get Proper IDs

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles will extend hours of operation on Election Day and the day before to issue ID cards and driver’s licenses that may be used for identification at polling places.Election 2016, Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, voter ID, Indiana BMV, election day2016-04-21T00:00:00-04:00
BMV Hours Extended To Help Voters Get Proper IDs

Indiana BMV branches will be open on Monday, May 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday, May 3 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles will extend hours of operation on Election Day and the day before to issue ID cards and driver’s licenses that may be used for identification at polling places.

Branches will be open on Monday, May 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday, May 3 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

These license branches will only process new, amended or replacement ID cards and renewed, amended or replacement driver’s licenses and learner permits.

In the 2012 general primary, the BMV processed more than 4,600 credential transactions the day before and more than 8,900 on primary day.

The BMV provides free, state-issued ID cards for voting purposes to any unlicensed Hoosier who can provide proper documentation including:

  • 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.
  • Branches will resume regular business hours on Wednesday, May 4.

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