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Ohio BMV Info

Permit & License Information

How To Get An Ohio Driver License
Steps needed to apply for and receive your first Ohio driver's license.

How To Get An Ohio Learner Permit 
Steps needed to apply for and receive an Ohio Temporary Instruction Permit Identification Card.

Ohio Graduated Driver License Info
Links for Ohio teen drivers, including Temporary Instruction Permit Identification Card (TIPIC) learner permit & license requirements for drivers under the age of 18.

Renewing An Ohio Driver License
Steps to renewing your current or expired Ohio Driver License.

Ohio Commercial Driver Licenses 
Fees, requirements and information about receiving or renewing a commercial driver license in Ohio.

Ohio Motorcycle Information 
Rider Course information, fees, registration and other important links.

 

Important BMV Links

Fees for Ohio BMV Services 
A convenient, comprehensive and up-to-date list of Ohio BMV fees for licenses, registration, titles and more.

Ohio Vehicle Registration and Titling 
Registration and titling information for Ohio vehicles, including fee schedules, renewal information and frequently asked questions.

Online Vehicle Registration 
Renew registration and purchase specialty plates conveniently online with the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

Ohio Insurance Requirements 
Explains financial responsibility law requirements for Ohio drivers.

Ohio Emission Checks 
Ohio E-Check program counties and requirements.

Ohio Driving Records 
Request your official or unofficial driving records via mail or online.

New Resident Info 
Moving to Ohio? See what you need to do to prove your residency, get your license and register your vehicle.

Update Address 
Access your BMV records to change or update your Ohio address on your license and/or registration.

 

BMV Forms, Documents & Informational Handbooks

 All BMV Forms 
A full PDF and Word library of official Ohio BMV forms.

Fifty Hour Affidavit 
Parental form confirming completion of required driving hours to receive an Ohio driver license.

Proof of Residency Certified Statement 
Necessary for a dependent child, married person, or other applicant to prove proof of Ohio residence when documents are in another's name.

Acceptable Documents List 
Approved documents to prove identity, date of birth, social security number, U.S. citizenship and residential street address for Ohio permits and licenses.

Digest of Ohio Motor Vehicle Laws 
Law handbook perfect for studying for your temporary learner's permit exam.

Commercial Driver License Handbook 
Official standards and rules manual for Ohio CDL drivers.

Ohio DUI Laws & Rules 
Official current codes for operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Ohio.