Requesting Another Person's RecordTo request a copy of another person's driving or vehicle record, you must complete a record request form. You must select one of the permissible reasons in Section 4 of the "Record Lookup Request" (BDVR-154) form that pertains to your request and give an explanation in Section 6 stating the reason you need the records. Please follow the instructions. If you need assistance in completing the form, call (517) 322-1624.
If you anticipate a high volume of requests (15 or more records per month), call (517) 373-8730 or toll free at (877) 675-6708 to establish an account with the Department of State.
Mail: Mail the completed form and payment to:
Michigan Department of State
Record Lookup Unit
7064 Crowner Drive
Lansing, MI 48918-1502
Fax: You must have a Department of State account or pay with Discover, Visa or MasterCard. Fax the completed form to (517) 322-1181.
Walk-In: Information for Walk-Ins.
Note: Mailed or faxed requests are typically processed within three weeks, but can take up to eight weeks.
Customers without a permissible purpose will have personal information redacted from the record lookup response.
How to Read a Driving Record
How to Read a Vehicle Record
Record Request Form: Commercial Driving/Vehicle Record (BDVR-154)