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ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Gold Star Family License Plates

Special Plates Types

Afghanistan Gold Star Family License Plates Desert Storm Gold Star Family License Plates Grenada Gold Star Family License Plates

Iraq Gold Star Family License Plates Korea Gold Star Family License Plates Lebanon Gold Star Family License Plates

Panama Gold Star Family License Plates Persian Gulf Gold Star Family License Plates Vietnam Gold Star Family License Plates

WWII Gold Star Family License Plates

 

General Information
Any member of the immediate family of a person who died in a combat zone while a member of any branch of the armed forces may apply. 
Registrant Eligibility
BMV 4635 Affidavit form verifying the relationship to the military family member.
Title Requirements Ohio certificate of title.
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, online at OPlates.com,  or by calling 1-800-589-8247.

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.

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.

Special license plate applications are available at all Deputy Registrar license agency locations or can be downloaded by clicking HERE.
Cost
No additional fees are charged for system assigned plate number Gold Star Family plates. Please see chart for a breakdown of plate cost. These plates are issued per ORC 4503.546.       

 

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.