If I apply for an enhanced license or ID card, when will it expire?
Enhanced driver's license:
a. Already have a Michigan driver's license: If you apply for your enhanced license up to six months before your current license expires, your enhanced license will expire four years from your next birthday.
If you apply at any other time, your enhanced license will expire four years from your last birthday. As a result, some EDL's will expire in less than four years. If your current Michigan driver's license expiration date is more than six months away, you may want to consider waiting until after your next birthday to apply for your EDL (unless you have an immediate need for one). This will ensure you obtain the longest possible license term from your first EDL.
b. Do not have a Michigan driver's license: Your enhanced license will expire four years from your last birthday.
c. Under age 21: The enhanced license expires on your 21st birthday. The only exception is for those applying within six months of their 21st birthday. In this case, the enhanced license will expire four years from their 21st birthday.
Enhanced state ID card:
a. Your enhanced state ID card will expire four years from your last birthday. The only exception is for those who apply up to 45 days before their current Michigan ID card expires. In this case, the enhanced card will expire four years from their next birthday.
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