License Fee Information

License Fee Notifications

Fee notifications were sent on September 19, 2018.

Fees must be paid online by 11:59 p.m. EST on November 30, 2018, or if mailed, postmarked by November 30, 2018, to avoid a late payment charge of $50.

Read the Supreme Court rules concerning the State Bar of Michigan, which includes the rules for license fees.

For additional information concerning your fees, please refer to the license fees instructions.

Paying Your License Fees Online

Pay your fees online

If you are changing your status to active, inactive, emeritus, or resignation, you cannot pay online and must contact fee processing at (517) 346-6377.

If you don't have or forgot your password, click on the "Password Reset" button and follow the directions to reset your password.

Browser Security

If you are trying to pay through an older browser, you may not be able to access the member area. In order to log in to your account, you should upgrade your Internet browser to the latest version.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some common questions from members regarding their annual license fees, followed by helpful answers. Note: Please refer to the Supreme Court Rules Concerning the State Bar of Michigan, which is the basis for this information. The fee instructions also provide additional information.

General License Fee Questions

Payment Questions

Status Change Questions

Waiver/Exemption Questions

Miscellaneous Questions

Section Questions

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