The State of Michigan does not hold reciprocal licensing agreements for General Contractors who are licensed in other states. To work on a construction project of $600 or more in the State of Michigan, contractors are required to obtain a Residential Builders License from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) Builders Unit.
As part of the licensing process, contractors are required to:
- Complete Pre-Licensure Education Courses
- Prepare and Submit an Application
- Pass the Michigan Residential Builders License Exam
- Complete Continuing Education Courses Upon Renewal
For more information about obtaining a Residential Builders License in the State of Michigan, please visit: