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Michigan TIPS Certification Online

Michigan has a mandatory alcohol server training program that was enacted on August 1st, 2001. The Michigan Liquor Control Commission did not recognize online alcohol server training until 2014.

TIPS is accepted state-wide in Michigan. The Michigan madatory training applies to these three groups. All others are voluntary but recommended!

  • New Licensees
  • Licensees who have transferred 50% or greater ownership
  • Licensees who have been required to train due to violations

Choose Your michigan Approved TIPS Course Below:

If you are looking to train your staff, please visit our Group Training page!

Your MI tips certification Fee Includes:

  • Access to TIPS online alcohol beverage server certification course and exam
  • You have 30 days to complete the course
  • Log in and log out as needed. Take the course in one sitting or a little at a time from any computer
  • Unlimited toll free phone support 8:00am am to 5:00pm CST Mon - Fri
  • Printable, TIPS certification immediately upon graduating
  • Permanent TIPS certification card by US mail in 7 to 14 days
  • Mobile friendly course. Take it on your phone, tablet or computer
  • TIPS is the most recognized alcohol certification program in the US
  • TIPS is taught at many major bartending schools, like PBSA

Many Michigan cities have a tourist based economy with people from all over the world visiting for golf courses, brewries, cherry and tulip festivals and fishing. Many bars and restaurants have a vacation attitude and as a server you'll be presented with many different appearing ID's.

The TIPS alcohol course gives special priority to people skills, in that it focuses on how service professionals can notice when different types of people are intoxicated, awareness in confronting customers when they've had one drink too many and how to notice a fake ID

TIPS online training offers the full benefits of the classroom TIPS program, but at a much lower cost and in the comfort of your own home. The online TIPS program takes about 3 hours to complete. You may take the online TIPS course at your pace, completing it in one session on one computer or in multiple sessions from multiple computers.

You may login and logout of the course as needed to complete the course on your own schedule. Once you complete the course and pass the final exam, you may print out a certificate of completion that you may use as proof of certification until you receive your TIPS card by US mail within two weeks.

With so much at stake, TIPS has made it less complicated for prospective alcohol servers to get certified. By providing an online platform, certification in approximately 3 hours at a much lower cost and in an environment where you can go at your own pace. Take the course at home or anywhere with a wifi connection.

Michigan Alcohol Laws

This information has been provided to us by the regulating agency and is believed to be correct. However, laws and regulations may change at any time, and the information provided should not be relied upon in place of official documents. For more information or clarification, consult the regulatory body for this jurisdiction directly.

Age to Consume 21
Age to Pour 18, if supervised by someone who is 21.
Age to Sell 18 to sell or participate in a sale in grocery stores or convenience stores. 21 to sell in a liquor store.
Age to Serve 18, if supervised by someone who is 21.

Acceptable Forms of ID - Michigan

  • Official Michigan Operators or Chauffeurs License
  • Military ID
  • Passport or US Passport Card
  • Michigan Personal ID Card
  • Any other bona fide picture identification which establishes the identity and age of the person

Training Students from these Michigan cities and more:

Join our students from these great Michigan cities:

Detroit Clinton Troy Rochester Hills
Grand Rapids Flint Westland Southfield
Warren Dearborn Farmington Hills Waterford
Sterling Heights Livonia Shelby West Bloomfield
Ann Arbor Canton Kalamazoo Taylor
Lansing Macomb Wyoming Pontiac

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