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Did you know that some BMV Driver Examination Stations allow walk-ins for the driving portion of the test? Check out the locations at

April 17, 2018

Today is Autism Awareness Day. Did you know that when you purchase an Autism Ohio license plate, $25 of your fee goes to help individuals with autism and their families? Click here

April 2, 2018

The BMV officially began accepting walk-in customers for road driving tests in 2017. The walk-in road testing originated at the driver exam station in Hilliard beginning Jan. 2017 and has expanded. To date, 28,883 walk-in tests have been conducted.

March 20, 2018

Did you know? The Driver Simulator pilot program went live on July 13, 2017, at the driver exam station on Morse Road in Columbus, Ohio. The Driver Simulator software was constructed to provide participants with typical driving scenarios that test the ability of the driver to respond appropriately. Common scenarios include routine traffic controls, merging, emergency vehicles, school zones, pedestrians and railroad crossings. The Ohio BMV is leading the nation through implementation of portable driver simulators in three driver exam stations within Franklin County.

February 23, 2018

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, child safety seats have been shown to reduce fatal injury by 71% for infants (under 1 year) and 54% for toddlers (1 - 4 years) in passenger cars.
Are you using the right seat? Find out here

February 13, 2018

Urbana License Bureau, Deputy Registrar 1108, (Champaign County Clerk of Courts, Penny Underwood) will be closed Wednesday, December 13, 2017-Saturday, December 16, 2017 for agency remodel.
*This closure is for the DR only, the title office is not affected.

December 07, 2017

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November 21, 2017

A new Netflix docuseries, “Medal of Honor,” an eight part series featuring different recipients of the Medal of Honor accolade, will feature Sgt. Sylvester Antolak an Ohioan, in the first episode. Sgt. Antolak was killed by enemy fire in 1944 but not before taking out enemy forces during World War II. To commemorate his bravery, part of I-70 that runs through St. Clairsville was dedicated in Sgt. Antolak’s name earlier this year. This week, Sgt. Antolak’s nephew Paul and Richard Stobbs from the Attorney General’s Crime Victim Services office, presented Ohio BMV Registrar Don Petit with a miniature version of the highway sign on behalf of the Antolak family.

November 17, 2017

The Findlay Deputy Registrar and IRP Office located at 210 County Rd. 140 Suite A, Findlay, OH 45840 has reopened for business. The office was closed Monday due to a water pipe burst.

November 14, 2017

We are LIVE at the newly renovated Alum Creek BMV! A one stop shop for driver testing, licensing and titling!

October 4, 2017

The wait is over! Do you want to win a specialized souvenir license plate? For the month of October, download Miles from the link below and take him on your adventures across Ohio. Snap a picture and upload it to social media with the hashtag #MilesAcrossOhio. Winner will be selected Nov. 1.

October 2, 2017

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