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ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Driver License Suspension & Reinstatement
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National Driver Registry (NDR) Suspension
Ohio Revised Code Section 4507.08 (D) (5)
A driver is processed through the PDPS (Problem Drivers Pointer System), formerly through the National Driver Registry (NDR) and in the case of an application for a Commercial Driver License (CDL), through the Commercial Driver License Information System (CDLIS) when:
An Ohio driver applies for a license renewal, duplicate, upgrade or downgrade.
A driver is requesting a "First" Ohio driver license.
An Ohio driver is required to be re-tested due to suspension reinstatement requirements or cancellation of license.
A licensed driver from another state is applying for an Ohio license.
Applying for an Ohio driver license while under suspension, revocation or disqualification in another state.
Length of Suspension
Indefinite suspension until requirements are met.
May request an administrative hearing by writing to the BMV within 30 days of the mailing date of the suspension notice.
Driver must present a clearance letter from the Bureau or Department of Motor Vehicles in the state(s) in which he/she is suspended or PDPS indicates an ELIGIBLE status.
Mail clearance letter to:
Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Attn: CDL / In-State
P.O. Box 16784
Columbus, OH 43216-6784
Additionally, a reinstatement fee will be required (if the suspension notice was mailed on or after 10/01/97).