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Welcome to the Department of Licensing and Regulation
  • LARA's Mission
    LARA supports business growth and job creation while safeguarding Michigan's citizens through a simple, fair, efficient and transparent regulatory structure.

    LARA's Vision
    LARA will reinvent government while consistently serving our customers fairly, honestly and respectfully through an engaged and creative employee team.

Customer Driven. Business Minded.
  • Be WinterWiseBe Winter Wise With cold temperatures here, the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) has featured important information on how to cut winter energy bills. Visit http://www.michigan.gov/bewinterwise to find suggestions for saving energy, links to informational consumer tips, and a wide range of other helpful consumer resources to ensure a warm and cozy winter.
  • LARA News LinkLARA News Link Watch the LARA News Link - a monthly webcast highlighting the events and happenings of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
  • RPM LogoReinventing Performance in Michigan After nearly three years transforming state government, Michigan has become a leader in implementing positive changes for business. We must continue our momentum to change the reality and perception companies have of Michigan and become a top 10 business-friendly state.
  • Upwardly Global LogoAn Online Resource for Skilled Immigrants Working through Upwardly Global, LARA has created an online resource for skilled immigrants, providing important information on how to become a licensed professional in Michigan.
  • Photo of businessman, fireman, female lab tech and male doctor standing in front of a flag.LARA Services for Veterans The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has prepared a compilation of services that may apply to Michigan's Veterans, active military and military families. These services include occupational or business licensing, construction, workplace safety and health, unemployment, and utility assistance.
  • UIA Problem Resolution OfficesUIA Problem Resolution Offices At Problem Resolution Offices, UIA customer service representatives resolve problems and provide access to automated resources. These offices are located in Alpena, Benton Harbor, Detroit, Gaylord, Grand Rapids, Hancock, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Marquette, Mt. Clemens, Muskegon, Ontonagon, Saginaw, Sault Ste. Marie, and Traverse City.

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Business Entity Search Business Name Availability Lookup Search Helping Michigan's Hardest Hit Homeowners File Unemployment Claim Online Disciplinary Action Reports FILEOnline (filing of annual reports/statements) iCOLA Building System Approval Reports Construction Codes License Search License Renewal (Electrical and Plumbing) Manufactured Housing Affidavit of Affixture Online Lookup Online Code Training Series Statewide Search for Subdivision Plats Statewide Search for Remonumentation Data Michigan Insured Fire Loss Reporting System Active State Chartered Banks Locator Active State Savings Banks Locator Consumer Financial Service Licensees (Omnibus) Locator Credit Card Licensees Mortgage Licensees/Registrants Locator Motor Vehicle Installment Seller Licensees Locator Motor Vehicle Sales Finance Licensees Locator Regulatory Loan Licensees Locator Sale of Check Licensees Locator Active State Chartered Credit Unions Locator Buyer's Guide to Auto Insurance in Michigan Buyer's Guide to Home and Renters Insurance in Michigan Group Self Insurance Pool Locator Insurance Agency Locator Insurance Agent Locator Insurance Agents Appointed by an Insurance Company Insurance Entity Locator Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements Locator Online Application for Individual Producer/Agent Premium Finance Company Locator Purchasing Group Locator Risk Retention Group Locator Seminar Registration Surplus Lines Insurance Agent Locator Third Party Administrator Locator Bureau of Hearings Calendar Bureau of Hearings Decisions MES Board of Review Digest State Search for Administrative Rules (Text or Activity) Tax Tribunal Decisions Tax Tribunal Docket Search WCAC Decisions Beer/Mixed Spirits/Wine Product Registration Liquor Control Price List Liquor License Renewal Liquor Shelf Price Calculator Excel icon Online Liquor Ordering Licensee Lookup Utility complaints (telephone, natural gas, electric) Electronic Case Filings System (MPSC) Asbestos Program File a Complaint with MIOSHA Online Complaint Form Michigan Talent Bank Current Workers' Compensation Insurance Coverage Lookup File Unemployment Claim by Internet Electronic Wage Detail Reports Report Fraud UIA B2G Online Services Check Appraisers CE Credits