|All motorists must have a valid driver's license to drive on Michigan's public roads. The Department of State offers a standard, chauffeur, commercial driver and enhanced license, which one you choose will depend on your driving needs.|
Your driver's license is issued for up to four years and expires on your birthday. For more information about obtaining, renewing, replacing or correcting a license, select a topic below.
Learn about: Eligibility, identification and testing requirements, and probationary period for persons over the age of 18.
Learn about: Eligibility requirements, endorsements, and tests for operating a motor vehicle for hire as a carrier of passengers or property.
Learn about: Commercial Driver License (CDL) eligibility requirements; self and medical certification; endorsements; restrictions and exemptions; and tests needed to obtain a CDL.
Learn about: Renewing a driver's license and special licensing situations such as renewing early.
Learn about: Replacing a lost license, changing your name or address on your driver's license.
Learn about: Obtaining a special license and endorsement for mopeds, recreational and farm vehicles.
Learn about: Renewing or replacing a driver's license, replacing a lost license, or requesting an extension of a driver's license.
Learn about: A license for U.S. citizens used as a border-crossing document from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean.