Due to the transition to a new database, MyLicense is unavailable for the professions of Architects, Barber, Cosmetology, Professional Engineers, Professional Surveyors, and Real Estate. If you wish to apply for a license, renew your license, change your name or address, or reprint your license, for one of these professions please visit www.michigan.gov/miplus.
If you are a current licensee and wish to renew your license with no record changes (name or address), please visit our Renewal Only site. You will need your ten digit License/Permanent ID number.
NOTE: If you are a business entity, you must renew online at www.mi.gov/mylicenserenewal.
If you are a current licensee and wish to renew your license and make a record change (name or address)* or wish to submit a new application and have never used MyLicense, please click on the Register link on the left to create an account or enter your user name and password below.
*If your name has changed, or you find that you cannot change your address online, please contact the appropriate LARA office for the correct paperwork before you can renew.
Click the “Contact LARA” link at the top of the page for the email address and phone number of your professions’ Bureau.
NOTE: Fees are not refundable.
Certain versions of your internet browser may not be compatible with the payments page. If you should experience a problem making your payment, please log back in using a different internet browser.
If you are a qualifying veteran wishing to have your fees waived for your new application for licensure, please submit a paper application by mail. Forms for most professions may be downloaded fromLicensing Formsor by emailing BPLHelp@michigan.gov. For the Security Guard/Security Alarm veteran waiver license application, the form may be downloaded from Here
In addition to the application and other required documentation, you will be required to submit form DD214, DD215, or any other form acceptable to the Department to demonstrate that you were separated from service with an honorable character of service or under honorable conditions (general) character of service.