Take the written knowledge test, road signs test and vision test

Obtaining a Michigan Driver's License - A step-by-step guide  

STEP THREE: Take the written knowledge test, road signs test and vision test, pay fee

‚ÄčYou must pass the vision, road signs and written knowledge tests and pay $25 before a Temporary Instruction Permit, or TIP, can be issued. A TIP allows you to practice driving with a licensed adult or a certified driver education instructor.