- The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) is required to verify an applicant’s legal presence in the United States.
- The name displayed on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) documents will be the name displayed on an individual’s Ohio identification (ID) card or driver license.
I-94 Asylum Procedure
A citizen from any foreign country can apply for and, if approved, receive asylum status and an I-94 asylum document.
- An I-94 asylum document serves as the main document for being issued an Ohio driver license, ID card or Temporary Instruction Permit Identification Card (TIPIC).
- Applicants using an I-94 asylum document may need to wait up to 15 days while the BMV verifies the document.
See the Acceptable Documents List for more information.
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