What do you need for a Michigan drivers license?

It depends. If you are applying for your first license after the age of 18:

  • present documentation
  1. Social Security Card or letter of ineligibility
  2. proof of citizenship
  3. proof of identity
  4. proof of Michign residency
  • vision test
  • knowledge test
  • driving skills test
  • $25 fee for training permit
  • documented thirty days practice
For new state residents:
  • present documentation
  1. Social Security Card or letter of ineligibility
  2. proof of citizenship or legal presence
  3. proof of identity
  4. proof of residency
  • pass vision test and physical standards
  • photograped by Secretary of State office
  • pay $25 fee for temporary operator's permit