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Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing
Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing Bureau (CSCL) supports business growth and job creation while protecting the health, safety, and welfare of Michigan's citizens through a simple, fair, efficient, and transparent regulatory structure.
If you have a question for the Corporations Division, please email CorpsMail@michigan.gov.
If you have a question for the Licensing Division, please email CSCLonline@michigan.gov.
If you have a question for the Regulatory Compliance Division, please email CSCL-FOIA@michigan.gov.
If you have a question for the Securities & Audit Division, including the Final Order Monitoring area, please email LARA-CSCL-Securities-Audit@michigan.gov.
One of the goals of the Corporations, Securities, & Commercial Licensing Bureau is to protect consumers through the licensing and regulation of certain professions, occupations, businesses and services. While the Bureau does not have the authority to enforce the ethical standards of a profession, or to handle fee disputes, it does have the authority to investigate and to pursue disciplinary action against a license, registration or permit issued by the Bureau.
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The Licensing Examination Unit serves as the governing body covering testing and education needs for 3 licenses administered by the Corporations, Securities, & Commercial Licensing Bureau.
Information for Veterans
LARA Salutes Our Veterans
LARA is proud to be recognized as a Veteran-Friendly Employer committed to military veteran recruitment, training and retention practices. LARA is dedicated to bridging the gap between civilian and military employment and helping veterans gain and retain employment.
Are You a Veteran?
Our LARA Veteran Liaisons may be able to help you navigate through the process and programs within our Department. This is an initiative offered to veterans to receive assistance getting to the appropriate area under LARA’s authority by speaking to a LARA employee who is also a veteran.
Upon contacting the Department, you can request to speak with a LARA Veteran Liaison. Based on up-front information provided, you will be directed to an appropriate liaison.