Secretary of State
The Department of State can provide vehicle records (which include registration and title histories along with supporting documents) upon request. Record information is available to individuals, commercial customers and government agencies.
You must meet the criteria requirements under the Driver Privacy Protection Act in order to receive record information.
To obtain your own record information or request someone else’s record, submit a Non-Account & Individual Record Lookup Request form (BDVR-154).
Follow the instructions carefully and make sure to include your:
Individual record request forms may be mailed to:
Michigan Department of State
Record Sales Unit
7064 Crowner Drive
Lansing, Michigan 48918-1502*
Completed record request look-up forms may be faxed to 517-335-6169 or 517-335-6184. Records will be mailed back to you.
Branch office appointment:
Secretary of State branch offices provide same-day service for certified copies of your own vehicle record. No form is required, simply present your driver's license. Requests for another person's vehicle record can't be processed at a branch office.
This transaction isn't currently offered by appointment.
The Secretary of State Secondary Complex, 7064 Crowner Drive, Dimondale*, also processes requests for vehicle records. Same-day service is available for either non-certified or certified copies of your own vehicle record. Requests for a non-certified copy of another person's vehicle record will be ready the following business day unless you are informed differently.
Phone (for questions):
If you have any questions about ordering records, call 517-335-6198.
* The mailing address for Crowner Drive is Lansing, the physical address is Dimondale.
$11 per record. For a certified record, add $1.
Branch offices and the Secretary of State Secondary Complex in Dimondale:
Cash, checks, money orders, and Discover, MasterCard and Visa credit and branded debit cards. (Make checks and money orders payable to the State of Michigan. A processing fee is charged for credit and debit card use.)