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    • What Every Driver Must Know will help you prepare for the written knowledge test you'll be required to take at a Secretary of State office. Pay special attention to chapters 1 and 6-10.
    • The Driving Skills Test Study Guide provides you with all the information you'll need to schedule and pass a driving skills test.

    Copies of these booklets are also available at any Secretary of State branch office. Use the Branch Office Locator to find a branch office near you.

    If you have a valid driver's license from another state or Canada and have moved to Michigan, visit a Secretary of State office and:

    (A written test is required for anyone converting an out-of-state license with a hazardous materials endorsement.)

    Individuals with a valid out-of-state operator's license applying for a Michigan chauffeur's license, Commercial Driver License or a motorcycle endorsement, or whose license has been expired for at least four years, must pass the required written or driving skills tests before a license can be issued.

    Only U.S. citizens and residents with temporary or permanent legal presence may apply for a Michigan driver's license.

    Residents who have temporary legal presence are issued a limited-term driver's license. A limited-term license is valid for only as long as the person is authorized to remain in the country.

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