Trainee Permit Applications

Agency: State

 

 

Trainee Permits Section 13 of the Motor Vehicle Service and Repair Act (MCL 257.1313) provides that any person who is unable to obtain a mechanic certificate may apply for a mechanic trainee permit to the Michigan Department of State's Bureau of Driver and Vehicle Programs. The mechanic trainee permit makes it possible for a person who is unable to obtain mechanic certification to work and train under the direct supervision of a properly certified mechanic.  The fee for a trainee permit is $20.

 

 

Application Procedures
An application for a mechanic trainee permit is made by submitting Form AR-0135, Application for Motor Vehicle Mechanic Trainee Permit, to the Bureau of Driver and Vehicle Programs, Business Licensing Section.

Permit Expiration
The trainee permit is issued for specific repair categories and expires at the end of two years.

NOTE:  Information on certification requirements, application fees, mechanic testing locations and special need test scheduling can also be obtained from the Bureau of Driver and Vehicle Programs, Business Licensing Section:

Michigan Department of State
Bureau of Driver and Vehicle Programs
Business Licensing Section
Lansing, MI 48918
Telephone: 1-888-SOS-MICH (1-888-767-6424)
Fax: 517-335-2810



Related Documents
Application for Motor Vehicle Mechanic Trainee Permit (AR-0135) PDF icon
Mechanic Certification Information Kit PDF icon