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    Your First License Over 18

    • Applying for a Driver's License (Over 18, Never Been Licensed) A guide for obtaining your first driver's license if you are over 18 and never been licensed.

    • Documents Required for a License or ID PDF icon You must present specific documentation to obtain a standard Michigan driver's license.

    • Social Security Requirements The law requires the Michigan Department of State to collect Social Security numbers before issuing a driver's license or state identification card.

    • Interpreter and Translation Information Interpreter and translation information for individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, do not speak English or have limited reading skills.

    • Testing Requirements Testing requirements for obtaining your first license.

    • Temporary Instruction Permits A Temporary Instruction Permit (TIP) allows you to practice driving with a licensed adult for up to 180 days.

    • Probation Explained Information about the probationary period after obtaining your license.

    • Driver's License Denied What to do when your driver's license has been denied.

    • License Fees A chart of standard driver's license fees.

    • ¿Cómo Solicitar una Licencia o Identifactión? (SOS-428SP) PDF icon Necesitará los siguientes documentos



    Enhanced Driver's License Over 18

    Applying for an Enhanced Driver's License (Over 18, Already Licensed) Information about upgrading a Michigan or out-of-state license to an enhanced license.
    Documents Required for an Enhanced License or ID PDF icon You must present specific documentation to obtain a Michigan enhanced driver's license.
    Applying for an Enhanced Driver's License (Over 18, Never Been Licensed) Information about obtaining an enhanced driver's license if you have never been licensed.
    Enhanced License Fees A chart of enhanced driver's license fees.

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     •  Requesting Your Own Driving Record
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