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Vehicle Titles

Other Vehicle Types


The authorization to operate these vehicles on public roads is at the discretion of the local authority of the jurisdiction where the vehicle will be operated (see Ohio Revised Code 4511.215). Please contact local law enforcement in the city, township, village or other jurisdiction for applicable laws.

Each vehicle must successfully pass the required vehicle inspection performed by local law enforcement prior to obtaining certificate of title and registration.

Click HERE for more information on the equipment requirements for road-use.

What Do I Need to Bring to the Title Office?

  • A completed inspection from local law enforcement
  • Application for Certificate of Title to a Motor Vehicle form (BMV 3774)
  • * Proof of ownership e.g. Manufacture Certificate of Origin (MCO), assigned title from this state or another, bill of sale from a retail business or individual, sworn statement of ownership, or other evidence required by law of another state from which the vehicle was brought into this state
  • Sales tax on purchase price (sales tax rates by county are available HERE)
  • Payment for title fees, including a lien holder notation (if applicable)

Ohio Revised Code: 4501.01 4511.214 4511.215

Ohio Administrative Code: 4501-30

Have Questions?

Please contact us at (614) 752-7671 or email Ask Titles

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