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Types of BMV Records

Driver Abstract (Three-Year)

A driver abstract is a three-year record of all moving violation convictions, accident involvement reports and other actions that result in license suspensions, revocations or other disqualifications. This record only displays the most recent driver license issuance date.

How to Request

Ohio BMV
Attn: BMV Records
PO Box 16520
Columbus, Ohio 43216-6520

 

Driver Record for Employer of a CDL Holder

Employers of a CDL holder may request a driver record which includes all federally-required driver history and medical examiner certification information, if available. For instruction on how to complete the BMV 1173, click HERE.

How to Request

By mailing a completed Record Request (form BMV 1173) and a $5.00 fee to:

Ohio BMV
Attn: BMV Records
PO Box 16520
Columbus, Ohio 43216-6520

 

Unofficial Copy of Your Driver Record (Two-Year)

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) permits individuals to view their moving violation convictions, accident involvement reports and other actions that result in license suspensions, revocations or other disqualifications for the last two years. The driver record is consistent with the Ohio point assessment and suspension law.

How to Request

To view an unofficial copy of your driving record, click HERE

Ohio Revised Code: 4510.036, 4510.037

 

Driver License Application

Ohio driver license and state identification card applications provide issuance dates for current and previously-obtained driver licenses and/or state identification cards.

How to Request

By mailing a completed Record Request (form BMV 1173) and a $5.00 fee to:

Ohio BMV
Attn: BMV Records
PO Box 16520
Columbus, Ohio 43216-6520

 

Last Known Address

The BMV is able to provide the last known address on file by comparing information from the driver, title and vehicle registration database.

How to Request

By mailing a completed Record Request (form BMV 1173) and a $5.00 fee to:

Ohio BMV
Attn: BMV Records
PO Box 16520
Columbus, Ohio 43216-6520

 

Vehicle Registration Abstract

A vehicle registration abstract provides the most recent registration information related to the identifier provided. Vehicle registration abstracts do not provide historical information.

How to Request

By mailing a completed Record Request (form BMV 1173) and a $5.00 fee to:

Ohio BMV
Attn: BMV Records
PO Box 16520
Columbus, Ohio 43216-6520

 

Title Abstract

A title abstract provides the most recent title information related to the identifier provided. If you qualify, title abstracts may provide limited historical information.

How to Request

By mailing a completed Record Request (form BMV 1173) and a $5.00 fee to:

Ohio BMV
Attn: BMV Records
PO Box 16520
Columbus, Ohio 43216-6520

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