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Other Services / Forms: 

Vacation Check Form
For a printable copy of the Vacation Check form, Click Here.

Background Checks & Clearance Letters 

Local background checks and clearance letters are available upon request. The background checks are conducted for contacts within the City of Oak Park / Oak Park Department of Public Safety ONLY. 

Residents: Free 

Non-Residents: $5.00 


You may conduct your own statewide criminal history background check through the Michigan State Police ICHAT tool. Please click the following to proceed: 

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 VIN Inspection 

VIN / Equipment inspections can be completed for vehicles within the City of Oak Park. 

VIN / Equipment Inspection: $10.00 


Michigan Department of State – Vehicle Number & Equipment Inspection Form TR-54: 

Vehicle Number and Equipment Inspection - TR-54 ( 

Notary Public 

Notary Public Services are available Monday through Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm. A valid ID must be presented. A signature must occur in the presence of the Notary Public. 

Notary Fee: $5.00 

*Excessive notarizations may require additional fees 


Bicycle Licenses (Residents Only) 

To register your bicycle with the Oak Park Department of Public Safety, identifying information is required. This includes the make/model, serial number, wheel size, and owner information. 

Bicycle License: $2.00 

Bicycle Registration Ordinance:  

DIVISION 2. - REGISTRATION OF BICYCLES | Code of Ordinances | Oak Park, MI | Municode Library