Michigan Builders, Do You Know How to Renew?

All Michigan builder and maintenance and alteration license renewals must be completed online through the state of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). You may complete your continuing education anytime between now and May 31st but you cannot renew your license until March 1st.

How to renew your Residential Builder license online:

  1. Complete your state required Continuing Competency
    All Builders must complete continuing competency every renewal cycle.
    – Builders licensed for less than 6 years need 21 hours
    – Builders licensed for more than 6 years need 3 hours
  2. After March 1st, follow this link to the LARA renewal page: https://aca3.accela.com/LARA/Default.aspx
  3. Complete online renewal form & pay $150 renewal fee
    The $150 renewal fee must be paid by credit card or electronic check online at the time of renewal. Prepaid credit cards are available at most grocery stores and gas stations for any individuals who do not own credit cards or are uncomfortable paying by electronic check.

How to renew your Company license online:

  1. After March 1st, follow this link to the LARA renewal page: https://aca3.accela.com/LARA/Default.aspx
  2. Complete online renewal form & pay $150 renewal fee
    The $150 renewal fee must be paid by credit card or electronic check online at the time of renewal. Prepaid credit cards are available at most grocery stores and gas stations for any individuals who do not own credit cards or are uncomfortable paying by electronic check.

Note Renewals completed after May 31st but before July 1st will incur an additional $20 late fee.


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