Renewing, replacing or correcting
Where to apply
The majority of Secretary of State offices issue You may renew your enhanced card at any branch
the enhanced driver’s license and state ID card. To office or by mail if eligible. Changes of address may
find the office nearest you, please visit the Branch also be completed by mail or at any branch office.
Office Locator at www.Michigan.gov/sos.
If you need to change your name or date of birth,
then you must visit a Secretary of State office authorized
to issue an enhanced card (see list in this brochure).
Your current card will remain valid until your new
card arrives in the mail.
If your enhanced card is lost or stolen, you may
request a replacement at any branch office. You will
Enhanced driver’s license
need to present identification to substantiate your
identity. Lost or stolen cards are immediately canceled
& state ID card
and cannot be used for border-crossing purposes.
By land or by sea, use enhanced ID!
Contact the Department of State Information
Center toll free at (888) SOS-MICH (767-6424) if you
have not received your new card within two to three
weeks of your request.
Tips for using the Branch Office Locator:
• Narrow your search by entering the county, ZIP
code or city of the office you’re interested in.
For more information about Michigan’s enhanced
• Choose “enhanced license/ID” from the drop-
license and state ID card, go to
down menu under “Select specific service” to
pinpoint a branch quickly.
Information on federal travel requirements is at
www.DHS.gov or www.travel.state.gov.
1.) Select search type:
Zip Code City
2.) Enter 5 Digit Zip Code:
3.) Select specific service:
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Description of Services
An alternative format of this document is available by calling (888) SOS-MICH
Search (767-6424). Hearing-impaired customers may access the Department of State
by calling the Michigan Relay Center at (800) 649-3777.
ENHANCED driver’s license and
state identification card Using your ENHANCED card
Handy, easy to use, secure and affordable!
Planning a trip to Canada, Mexico, Bermuda or At the border
the Caribbean? The enhanced driver’s license and Enhanced licenses and ID cards cost less
state ID card are designed for your convenience. In As you approach the border crossing, remove
addition to serving as a typical driver’s license or ID,
than a passport, speed you across the border your enhanced license or ID from the protective
they are accepted as proof of your identity and and fit neatly in your wallet or purse. sleeve that came with the card.
citizenship under the Western Hemisphere Travel The card’s technology allows it to be scanned
Initiative (WHTI). As of June 1, 2009, anyone from a distance so border officials can verify your
entering the U.S. by land or sea must present one of identity and citizenship, speeding your entry to
the WHTI-approved border-crossing documents. the U.S. at land or sea crossings. If the scanning
ENHANCED Driver’s License Fees* technology is unavailable, a machine-readable zone
First $45 on the back of the card can be used to verify
How to get an ENHANCED license or ID Renewal $38 citizenship and ensure a smooth crossing.
Duplicate $38 No personal information is transmitted during
Correction $38 this process.
You are eligible for an enhanced license or ID if you:
Late Renewal $45
• Are a U.S. citizen and a Michigan resident.
• (For licenses only) have no violations,
suspensions, revocations or denials on your ENHANCED Chauffeur License Fees*
driving record that would prevent you from First $50 Enhanced ID is faster,
legally operating a motor vehicle. Renewal $43
Please note: When applying for an enhanced
Duplicate $43 cheaper and easier!
driver's license or state ID card, your first and last
Late Renewal $50
name and date of birth on your identity and
citizenship documents should match. If your current
legal name is different from what is shown on your
citizenship document, you must present lawful proof *Other fees such as CDL group designators and
of the name change, such as an original marriage motorcycle endorsements are added to the enhanced fee.
license, divorce decree or court order.
1. Visit a Secretary of State office authorized to ENHANCED State ID Card Fees
issue the enhanced license and ID card. First $30
2. Before visiting a branch office, make sure you First (65+ or blind) $20
have the proper documentation. You will need Renewal $30
to present proof of: Renewal (65+ or blind) $20
a. A valid Social Security number (for example, Duplicate $30
a Social Security card) Duplicate (65+ or blind) $20
b. U.S. citizenship (for example, your original Correction $30
certified birth certificate) Correction (65+ or blind) $20
c. Identity (for example, a current Michigan
photo license or ID card)
d. Residency (for example, a current Michigan You may apply for an enhanced license or state ID
photo license or ID card)
More information is available on the Secretary of
card at any time. The card is valid for up to four years.
It will take about two to three weeks to process your
For more information, visit
State Web site at www.Michigan.gov/sos. application and issue your new license or ID card. www.Michigan.gov/sos
3. Have a new photograph taken.
4. Pay the enhanced license or state ID card fee.