Indiana BMVs to extend hours for voters

Indiana BMV
Indiana BMV

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WANE) – Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) branches are extending their hours on Monday, May 5 and Tuesday, May 6 for voters who need a state ID card or driver’s licenses.

Branches will be open on Monday, May 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, May 6, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Indiana BMV provides free, state-issued ID cards for voting purposes to any unlicensed Hoosier, as long as he or she can provide proper documentation and will be old enough to vote in the general election. The following documents are required to obtain a new state ID card or driver’s license.

  • One document proving your identity, such as a birth certificate or passport
  • One document proving your Social Security number, such as a Social Security card, pay stub or W-2
  • One document proving your lawful status in the United States, such as a birth certificate or passport
  • Two documents proving your IN residency, such as a voter registration card, utility bill or bank statement

A complete list can be found at www.mybmv.com.

All license branches will resume normal business hours and operations on Wednesday, May 7. Branches normally closed on Wednesdays will reopen Thursday, May 8.

License branches will only process ID cards, driver’s licenses and learner’s permits. Driver’s tests will not be administered.

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