How Can I Apply for my MI Driver’s License? Frequently Asked Questions
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How old must I be to apply for a Michigan license?Michigan residents must be at least 14 years and 9 months old to obtain a level 1 license.
What documents do I need when applying for my learner’s permit in Michigan?Bring the following with you when you go to apply for your Michigan learner’s permit:
- Proof of Social Security Number
- Proof of US Citizenship
- Proof of Identity
- Proof of Residency
- A green Michigan Department of State Segment 1 Certificate of Completion (if under 18).
Where’s the closest place to apply for a driver’s license in Michigan?Go to a Michigan SOS office.
How do I contact a Michigan SOS office?Here’s a list of Michigan SOS offices.
Who should bring me for my permit test in Michigan?If you are under 18, your parent should bring you.
Does Michigan require a physical in order to get a permit?No physical is required, however, you must successfully answer health related questions.
Is a vision test necessary when I go for my Michigan driver’s license?Yes, you are required to pass a vision test.
When do I get my Michigan driver’s license photo taken?Your picture will be taken once you pass the road test.
What happens after I apply for my Michigan license?Applicants over 18 must hold their permit for at least 30 days. Applicants under 18 must hold their permit for at least 6 months. They must also get at least 50 hours of supervised driving experience and complete Segment 2 of driver’s education.
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