Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
LARA is responsible for the state’s licensing and regulatory environment and strives to make the delivery of services efficient and streamlined for its consumers. The department oversees the licensing and regulation of more than 2 million individuals and entities, spanning hundreds of license types. These licensing programs cover areas such as health care, accountants, real estate, skilled trades and many others.
The department administers several acts including the Michigan Occupational Code, Michigan Public Health Code and Skilled Trades Regulation Act, that provide resources for many professions under its oversight.
Examples of licensing resources include: