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License reinstatement fee

How do I pay my driver's license reinstatement fee?

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What do I need to pay my reinstatement fee? (Choose tab below)

If your reinstatement fee is eligible to be paid online, you will need to:

  • Go to Online Services.
  • In the “Driver’s License and ID” section, select “More Driver Services.”
  • Follow the prompts to create or login to your account.
  • In the “Operator License” section, select “More” then select “Pay Reinstatement Fee.”
  • Follow the prompts and pay with credit or debit card (additional fees will apply) or e-check/bank account number.

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If your reinstatement fee is eligible to be paid by mail, you will need to:

  • Print the driver's license reinstatement application. You can type your information into the form and print it, or you can print the application and complete it by hand.
  • Mail or fax the completed application to the address or fax number listed on the bottom of the form with payment:
    • Mail – Payment may be made by check or money order payable to the “State of Michigan” or credit or debit card (additional fees will apply).
    • Fax – Payment may be made by credit or debit card (additional fees will apply). 
 License reinstatement form

This transaction isn't available at self-service stations.

To pay your reinstatement fee at one of our offices, you will need:

  • Your driver’s license or ID.
  • Payment by cash, check, money order, or credit or debit card (additional fees will apply).

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

    • If you had a suspended or restricted driver’s license and the suspension or restriction period is over, you may pay your reinstatement fee through Online Services or by mail. Certain situations will require an office visit to reapply for your license.
    • If you have a revoked or denied driver's license, depending on your driving record, you may have to apply to the Office of Hearings and Administrative Oversight or Circuit Court for an appeal hearing before your driver license can be reinstated.

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    License reinstatement form

    Hearing request

    • The reinstatement fee is $125. Depending on your situation, you may owe multiple reinstatement fees.
    • Additional fees may be due at the time of reinstatement: Depending on the type of licensing action, you may need to pay for a duplicate license or reapply for a new license. The fees will vary depending on the type of license and whether you have a standard or enhanced license. 
    • Court reinstatement fees: Separate reinstatement fees are due to the court when clearing an FAC/FCJ suspension ($45), or a no proof of insurance suspension or hold ($25). 
  • If your license was revoked, surrendered, or you applied for an ID while your driving privileges were removed, you will need to provide the required identification documents to apply for your license.

    Required documents

  • You may pay your reinstatement fee through Online Services or by mail. 

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    License reinstatement form

    • Michigan drivers seeking a license from another state must pay any owed reinstatement fee(s) to Michigan to clear their driving status.
    • You may pay your reinstatement fee through Online Services or by mail. 

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    License reinstatement form