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ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Ambulette License Plates

Special Plates Types

Ambulette License Plates

 

General Information

Issued for vehicles that are specifically designed, constructed, or modified and equipped and are intended to be used for transportation upon the streets or highways of this state for persons who require use of a wheelchair. 

Registrant Eligibility
May be issued to any Ohio motorist.
Title Requirements Ohio Certificate of Title, Wall Certificate and Vehicle List.
Vehicle Information
These plates may be issued to passenger vehicles, non-commercial trucks, recreational vehicles, house vehicles.
Type of Plates System assigned plates. All ambulette license plates will have the word "AMBULETTE" printed directly on the plate. Special interest plates can not be issued to ambulettes. No personalized or initial reserve.  
Issuance Information
Ambulette license plates may be ordered at any Deputy Registrar's office. If plates are ordered at a Deputy Registrar's office, the deputy will issue a registration card and validation stickers and provide the customer with a window permit.  This window permit will allow the customer to operate their vehicle while their plates are being manufactured.  All plates will be mailed to the customer at the address listed on the registration card.
Cost
There is an annual fee for Ambulette license plates of $7.50, in addition to normal registration fees. The fee is determined by Ohio Revised Code, Section 4503.49.

 

Fees

New

Renewal

Special Plate Fee: System assigned $7.50 $7.50
New Plate Charge* $7.50 $0.00
License Tax** $11.00 - $31.00 $11.00 - $31.00
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

 

*

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.

**

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

***

No postage is required if renewed at Deputy Registrar.