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Only one plate was issued in 1944-1946 to conserve steel for military war efforts. #BMVTURNS110

July 13, 2017

Did you know that a driver license that is current or expired less than six months can be renewed at any deputy registrar license agency at any time before the expiration date? Click HERE for more information.

July 12, 2017

Today is National Cow Appreciation Day! Celebrate with the Ohio Beef pick your plate option!

July 11, 2017

One vehicle is stolen every 45 seconds in the United States. Play it safe – always keep car doors and windows locked when you're away from your vehicle. Visit NHTSA.gov/theft for more tips on preventing vehicle theft.

July 10, 2017

July is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month. Vehicle theft is highest during the summer months. Always remember to lock your doors and windows!  Visit NHTSA.gov/theft for more tips on preventing vehicle theft.

July 6, 2017

Don't forget the last BMV stakeholder meeting will be held today! The meeting will discuss the development and adoption of administrative rules as required by recently enacted House Bill 26 (Transportation/Public Safety Budget). These meetings will provide the opportunity for all interested parties – the public, deputy registrars, their staff – to discuss the content of and make recommendations. The meeting will be held at: ODOT Auditorium, 1980 West Broad St., Columbus, OH 43223, from 1pm - 3pm.

June 29, 2017

Heatstroke is the leading cause of passenger vehicle non-crash related fatalities for children 14 and younger. Children are at a much higher risk of dying from heatstroke in a hot care than adults, especially if they are too young to communicate #HeatstrokeAwareness

June 26, 2017

Did you know that every day, 28 people in the USA die in an alcohol-related vehicle crash? #drivesober

June 22, 2017

Consisting of four district offices in Parma, Columbus, Cincinnati and Toledo, the BMV Investigations Section is comprised of over 45 staff members focused on the investigation of fraudulent activity pertaining to BMV-issued items, as well as actively supporting other law enforcement and criminal justice agency investigations inside and outside Ohio. Click HERE to contact the Investigations Section.

June 20, 2017

Beginning today, customers may now purchase the U.S. Army Aviation (Active Duty, Retired, Veteran) logo license plates. Find it HERE.

June 7, 2017

Attention Mayfield Heights residents! Did you know the Driver Examination Station located at 6420 Mayfield Rd. now accepts walk-ins? (They will still accept appointments.) For more information, please call 614-752-7600.

Attention Huber Heights residents! Did you know the Driver Examination Station located at 6134 Chambersburg Rd. now accepts walk-ins? (They will still accept appointments.) For more information, please call 614-752-7600.

June 6, 2017

It can happen to anyone. In 54 percent of cases, the child was "forgotten" by the caregiver. #lookbeforeyoulock

Ohio BMV Teams Up with Grant Street Group to Offer E-Payment Solution

May 30, 2017

Most BMV locations will be closed on Monday, May 29 in lieu of the Memorial Day holiday. Customers are encouraged to call ahead before visiting a Deputy Registrar location to ensure they are open.

May 26, 2017

Beginning today, customers may now purchase the "Solon City Schools" logo license plate. Find it HERE.

May 25, 2017

Beginning today, customers may now purchase the "Ohio Pupil Transportation... Safety First!!!" logo license plate. Find it HERE.

May 4, 2017

Congrats to the Delaware DR for receiving Donate Life Ohio's "Most Improved in District Four" award and to the Powell DR for receiving Donate Life Ohio's Front Line "Best in the State of Ohio" award!

April 21, 2017

Congrats to the McConnelsville DR location for receiving Donate Life Ohio's Front Line award "Most Improved in the State of Ohio" award and to the Barnesville DR location for receiving Donate Life Ohio's Front Line award "Most Improved in District 2" award!

April 17, 2017

Beginning today, customers may purchase Distinguished Flying Cross and GWOT Civilian Service Medal logo license plates. Find them HERE.

April 11, 2017

Beginning today, customers may purchase Lakewood St. Edward High School, Down Syndrome Awareness or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation logo license plates. Find them HERE.

April 6, 2017

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