INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING APPLICATION
PRINT OR TYPE ALL INFORMATION
Item 1…...Enter your last, first, and middle names.
Item 2……Enter your birth date.
Item 3……Enter your home address.
Item 4……Enter your contact telephone number
Item 5……Enter your driver license or State of Michigan ID number.
Item 6……Enter your email address
Item 7……Enter your Social Security Number (SSN)
Item 8……If you are presently employed at a motor vehicle repair facility, enter the name and address of the facility.
Item 9……Enter the number of months employed at the facility.
Item 10…..A. Circle the highest grade you completed in school.
B.Write the number of months of education or training you have received in automobile or heavy-duty truck service and repair while attending high school, trade or technical schools, or college. If you have participated in an apprenticeship program, or attended short courses in automotive service and repair offered by automotive or equipment manufacturers, etc., list the information in the “Other Training” space.
Item 11…..Check the repair categories in which you are applying for a mechanic trainee permit.
You may make application to become a trainee in one or several categories of repair at the same time. By the end of the two-year period you must become certified in all of the repair categories in which you were a trainee or stop working in those categories.
Note: A trainee permit may be reissued only in the following Automobile and Light Duty Truck specialty categories if the applicant did not have a trainee permit in these categories during the previous three years: Engine Tune-up/Performance, Electrical Systems, or Brakes and Braking Systems.
It is not necessary to apply to become a trainee in all repair categories at the same time. You may make application (at a later date) to become a trainee in other categories of repair during the term of your initial trainee permit, after receiving certification in the categories in which you were a trainee, or at the end of the initial two-year trainee period.
Item 12…..You must indicate whether you have been arrested or convicted of an auto-related crime within the past 10
years. If so, you must provide complete details of each arrest and conviction.
Item 13…..THE FEE FOR A MECHANIC TRAINEE PERMIT IS $20. Make check or money order payable to STATE OF
MICHIGAN. Applications received without the $20 fee will be returned.
NOTE: NO FEE IS REQUIRED IF YOU ARE ALREADY A STATE CERTIFIED MECHANIC AND YOUR CERTIFICATE IS CURRENT. IF CERTIFIED, ENTER YOUR CERTIFICATION NUMBER IN THE SPACE PROVIDED.
Item 14…..You must sign the application attesting to the best of your knowledge and belief that the information presented
on the application form is true, correct, and complete, and authorizing the Department of State to obtain criminal history information from the Michigan State Police.
AFTER YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE APPLICATION, ENCLOSE CHECK OR MONEY ORDER AND MAIL TO:
Michigan Department of State
Business Licensing Section
Lansing, MI 48918