Requesting Another Person's Record

To request a copy of another person's driving or vehicle record, you must complete a Record Lookup Request form. You must select one of the permissible reasons in Section 7 of the "Record Lookup Request" (BDVR-154) form that pertains to your request and give an explanation in Section 3 stating the reason you need the records. Please follow the instructions. If you need assistance in completing the form, call 517-335-6198.

If you anticipate a high volume of requests (15 or more records per month), call 517-335-3124 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 Sales 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 517-335-6169 or 335-6184.

Walk-In: Information for Walk-Ins.

Note: Mailed or faxed requests are typically processed within three weeks, but it could take up to eight weeks.

Customers without a permissible purpose will have personal information redacted from the record lookup response.

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