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ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Persian Gulf License Plates

Special Plates Types

Persian Gulf License Plates

 

General Information
Any honorably discharged veteran and/or active duty service member of the Armed Forces of the United States who served in Saudi Arabia or Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm or Operation Desert Shield during the dates set by Congress may apply for combat plates.
Registrant Eligibility
A honorably discharged veteran and/or active duty service member must submit either a copy of the DD 214 or a statement from the commanding officer verifying date of in country service either in Saudi Arabia or Kuwait between August 2, 1990 and a date to be set by law or presidential proclamation. Medals on DD 214 proving in country service: Southwest Asia Service (SWA, SWASM); Kuwait Liberation Medal (KLM). If no medal(s) indicated on DD 214, the DD 214 must show the established in country dates set by Congress.
Title Requirements Ohio Certificate of Title issued in applicant’s name, either singly or jointly, or applicant’s name on the lease agreement.
Vehicle Information
These plates may be issued to passenger vehicles, non-commercial trucks, recreational vehicles, house vehicles and non-commercial trailers.
Type of Plates System assigned plate number, initial reserve and personalized.
Issuance Information
Requests for system assigned, reserved, or personalized license plates may be made at any Deputy Registrar's office or by submitting BMV 4705 via mail. Special license plate applications are available at all Deputy Registrar license agency locations or can be downloaded by clicking HERE.

Renewal of plates can be done at any Deputy Registrar's office, online at OPlates.com, by phone at 1-866-675-2837 or by mail using BMV 4705.

All plates will be mailed directly to the address on your registration card unless customer requests otherwise. The deputy will issue your registration card, stickers and provide you with a permit which will allow you to operate your vehicle while your plates are being manufactured.
Cost No additional cost for this license plate. These plates are issued per Ohio Revised Code section 4503.53.

 

Fees

New

Renewal

Special Plate Fee: System assigned $0.00 $0.00
Special Plate Fee: Reserved $25.00 $25.00
Special Plate Fee: Personalized $50.00 $50.00
New Plate Charge* $7.50 $0.00
License Tax: Passenger Car $31.00 $31.00
License Tax: Recreational Vehicle Up to $46.00 Up to $46.00
License Tax: Noncom Tk/Mtr Home Up to $81.00 Up to $81.00
Permissive Tax** $0.00 - $20.00 $0.00 - $20.00
Deputy Fee $3.50 $3.50
Plate Reflectorization Fee $0.25 per plate $0.00
County Sticker(s) $0.25 $0.00
Postage*** current rate current rate

 

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The $7.50 fee does not apply if it is the first time the vehicle is registered by the owner or if the vehicle has not been plated in the last 12 months.

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Permissive Tax is based upon customer's county of residence. (See county information)

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No postage is required if renewed at Deputy Registrar.