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Step-By-Step Instructions - Application of Renewal or Registration of Contractor License (Buildings)

The following step by step instructions are intended to assist the applicant in properly completing the Application for Renewal or Registration of Contractor License form. It is important that the following instructions be followed very closely to ensure that the application is approved in a timely manner.

Applicant must present the following supporting documentation along with the complete application form to the Buildings, Safety Engineering and Environmental Department, Room 408, Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Two Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226: (1) State of Michigan Contractor's License, and (2) unexpired identification information (driver's license, state-issued non-driver photo ID or Passport). 3) Bond Approval.

Applicants need a bond approval letter from the debt management and additional doc for the following Licenses and Registrations. 1) Wrecking. 2) Sign Erector License. 3) Sign Specialist Contractor. 4) Sign Specialist Contractor. 5) Sign Specialist.

Step 1
    Applicant must check the appropriate Type of License or Registration. Applicant must only check one type (per form). You can not check two boxes, you must utilize another form, when applicable.

Step 2    Applicant must provide the name of the business (company). Business name must match the business name on the State of Michigan Contractor's License. Applicant must have their current State of Michigan Contractor's License, unexpired identification information (driver's license, state-issued non-driver photo ID, or passport).

Step 3    Applicant must provide the complete business telephone number (10 digit phone number is required which should include the area code).

Step 4 
   Applicant must provide the full Business Address (Street Number and Name). Address must match the business address on the State of Michigan Contractor's license.

Step 5    Applicant must provide the city information for the business.

Step 6    Applicant must provide the state information for the business.

Step 7 
   Applicant must provide valid zip code information for the business. You must at least provide the five digit zip code (if known, enter the 9-digit zip code, for example "48206-1234").

Step 8    Applicant must provide their full address (Street Number and Name). Address must match the applicants address on their valid Driver's License, State of Michigan ID, or Passport.

Step 9    Applicant must provide their city information. Must match the applicants city information on their valid Driver's License, State ID, or Passport.

Step 10    Applicant must provide their state information. Must match the applicants state information on their valid Driver's License, State ID, or Passport.

Step 11    Applicant must provide valid zip code information for the business. Must match the applicants state information on their valid Driver's License, State ID, or Passport. You must at least provide the five digit zip code (if known, enter the 9-digit zip code information; for example "48206-1234").

Step 12    Applicant must provide a valid email address information.

Step 13    Applicant must provide their driver's license number, state identification number, or passport number. Number must match the supporting identification information.

Step 14    Applicant must provide their date of birth information. Date of Birth information must match the supporting identification information.

Step 15 
   Applicant must provide the last 4 digits of their social security number.

Step 16    Applicant must "Print" their full name.

Step 17    Applicant must sign the application. Do not print your name in this field.

Step 18    Applicant must provide their complete telephone number (10 digit phone number is required which must include the area code).

Step 19    Supervising Employee must provide their full address (Street Number and Name) information.

Step 20    Supervising Employee must provide their city information.

Step 21    Supervising Employee must provide their state information.

Step 22    Supervising Employee must provide their zip code information. Must at least provide the 5-digit zip code. If known, please provide the 9-digit zip code (Format: 48204-1234).

Step 23    Supervising Employee must provide their valid email address information.

Step 24    Supervising Employee must provide their un-expired driver's license number, state identification number, or passport number.

Step 25    Supervising Employee must provide their date of birth.

Step 26    Supervising Employee must provide only the last 4 digits of their social security number on the application. Note: For security purposes only provided the last four digits.

Step 27 
   Supervising Employee must "Print" their full name on the application.

Step 28    Supervising Employee's "Signature" must be provided on the application.

Step 29    Supervising Employee's employee telephone number (10 digit phone number - which includes the area code) must be on the application.

Step 30  
 Applicant must provide the full names of the Business Officers or Partners, if the Business Name in the Business Section above is a Partnership or Corporation.

Step 31    Applicant must provide the titles of the officers/partners.

Step 32    Applicant must provide the home address information (Street Name and Number) of the officers/partners.

Step 33    Applicant must provide the city information for the officers/partners.

Step 34    Applicant must provide the state information for the officers/partners.

Step 35    Applicant must provide the zip code information for the officers/partners. Must at least provide the 5-digit zip code. If known, please provide the 9-digit zip code (Required Format: 48204-1234).

Step 36
    Applicant must provide the full names of the Business Officers or Partners, if the Business Name in the Business Section above is a Partnership or Corporation.

Step 37    Applicant must provide the titles of the officers/partners.

Step 38    Applicant must provide the home address information (Street Name and Number) of the officers/partners.

Step 39    Applicant must provide the city information for the officers/partners.

Step 40    Applicant must provide the state information for the officers/partners.

Step 41    Applicant must provide the zip code information for the officers/partners. Must at least provide the 5-digit zip code. If known, please provide the 9-digit zip code (Required Format: 48204-1234).

Step 42    Applicant's must sign and date the application in the presence of a Notary Public. Please be advised that the BSE&ED department has notary's onsite.

Step 43 
   Form must be notarized by a Notary Public. Applicant must take the completed application form and your unexpired U.S. Driver's License (or State ID) to a Notary Public, sign application form in his/her presence, and ask him/her to verify your signature on the application form in the space provide in this section. Passport may be utilized as a form of identification also.