LARA Services for Veterans

  • Welcome, Veterans! The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs thanks you for your service. Throughout this webpage you will find information on benefits related to professional and trade licensing, workplace safety and health, and utilities for Veterans.

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LARA Veterans Service Benefit Information

Benefit Information

  • Veterans' spouses benefit information

    Did You know that Licensure benefits are also available to veterans’ spouses?

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  • Please note: to utilize the benefits explained throughout this webpage, proof of discharge status will be required. Therefore, it will be necessary to provide a copy of your DD214 or DD215.

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BFS and MIOSHA Veterans Services

Fire Services

MPSC Service for Veterans

Michigan Public Service Commission

  • The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) administers policies and regulations including rate setting, to ensure that energy, communications, and transportation services are provided in an efficient, reliable, and safe manner to adequately meet the needs of Michigan residents. Get more information on MPSC services for veterans.  

    The Michigan Public Service Commission's Consumer Standards and Billing Practice Rules provide utility shutoff protection for eligible military families, to learn more visit our Consumer Tip, Utility Help for Military Families.  

    For Consumer Tips on important utility topics such as: reducing energy use, bill payment assistance programs, the lifeline telephone program, and reducing telemarketing sales calls, visit the Commission's Consumer Publications Webpage.  

    Consumers are encouraged to first contact their gas, electric, telephone or cable company to discuss billing or service issues. If a resolution cannot be reached, contact the MPSC for help in dealing with utility concerns at 800-292-9555 (from within Michigan) or 517-241-6180 (from outside of Michigan) or file a web complaint.

    For more information about the Michigan Public Service Commission, visit the MPSC website.