Application for Occupational License

Please submit your application for occupational licenses prior to the start of live racing. This ensures that you are properly licensed and ready to race.
Applications for occupational licenses are available online at On the left select “Horse Racing”, and then select “Forms”

Once the application is completed the applicant can email the application to or mail to

MGCB Horse Racing

3062 West Grand Boulevard, Suite L-700

Detroit, MI 48202-6062


Northville Downs

Attn: Licensing

301 S Center St

Northville, MI  48167

Please make checks payable to State of Michigan

You may also apply at the Northville Downs track. The licensing office is open each Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 8:30am to 2:30pm prior to live racing. During live racing the licensing office will be open on Tuesday & Wednesday 8:30am to 2:30pm and Friday & Saturday from 1:30pm to 8:30pm.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Northville Downs Licensing Office at (248) 349-5458 or email