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Beginning today, customers may now purchase the fallen lineman license plate. Find it HERE.

March 14, 2017

Attention Hilliard-area residents! Did you know the Driver Examination Station located at 4738 Cemetery Rd. now accepts walk-ins? (They will still accept appointments.) For more information, please call 614-752-7600.

February 9, 2017

Most Deputy Registrar locations will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 17. Customers are encouraged to call ahead before traveling to a Deputy Registrar to ensure the location is open for business.

January 13, 2017

The BMV through their International Registration Process (IRP) Contractor Xerox Inc. continue to make strides in making Ohio safe by increasing the awareness of the trucking industry who have registered vehicles in Ohio through the crime of Human Trafficking.

Starting this month, the Ohio BMV IRP Processing Center and IRP Walk-In offices will be providing IRP registrants information from the grassroots non-profit organization Truckers Against Trafficking.

The information that the Ohio BMV IRP will be providing will include informational brochures encouraging companywide training regarding, recognizing and reporting Human Trafficking, as well as wallet cards with red flags to look for, questions to ask, and the National and Canadian hotlines to report suspicious activity.

December 12, 2016

The BMV wants to know What's on Your Plate? If you have a unique personalized license plate, send a photo of you with your personalized license plate and a brief summary of how you chose your plate's message. Email the photo and summary to and you could be featured on BMV's Facebook page and BMV's official website. You could also win a decorative plate award with the personalization of your choice! Plates must be current and valid. Winners will be selected quarterly.

November 16, 2016

Did you know the BMV offers 42 military related special plates? We appreciate all of the military families for the sacrifices they make and the support they give members of our Armed Forces. Thank you for your commitment and contributions! For more on the military related special plates, visit our military plates web page.

November 8, 2016

Be sure to keep your eyes and your focus on the road for the trick-or-treaters in your area! If you're distracted, you're NOT driving.

October 31, 2016

Distracted Driving - This Fall, ODPS is partnering with the Ohio State Highway Patrol on an educational campaign about distracted driving. Read this story and more in this issue of Safer Ohio

October 28, 2016

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know if you purchase the Stop Kids Cancer specialty plates a portion goes to

September 26, 2016

All BMV locations will be closed and/or offering limited services on Monday, September 5 in lieu of the Labor Day holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, September 6.

September 2, 2016