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All About: Your Drivers License and ID

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The “All About” section by is here to provide you with a comprehensive look at a specific topic – In this case, Your Drivers License and ID. The following is an extensive list of articles covering all the different aspects of your driver licensing.

List of Driving Schools in Ohio

This page provides a list of on-site driving schools available in Ohio as well as information about available online driving school alternatives.

Ohio DMV Practice Permit Tests offers Ohio specific DMV practice permit tests that help you prepare for your permit exam. We provide questions just like the oh DMV and a number of practice test options.

How to Apply for a New Driver's License in Ohio

You can apply for a new driver’s license at any Ohio [ Deputy Registrar License Agency]. Obtain an [[/oh/ohio/driver-handbook|Ohio Driver’s Handbook]] to familiarize with the driving rules and regulations.


Following are the basic requirements for applying for an Ohio driver’s license:

# Applicants must be 15 and 1/2 years or older.

How to Renew a Driver's License in Ohio

An Ohio Driver’s License must be renewed in person at an [[/oh/ohio/bmv-location-hours|Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) office]].


# An Ohio Driver’s License is usually valid for four years and expires on your birthday.

Suspended License Information for Ohio

While some motorists regard driving as a basic right, the fact is that operating a motor vehicle is a privilege that must be earned and maintained by demonstrating safe and lawful driving. Under certain circumstances, an individual’s Ohio driver’s license may be suspended or revoked for a specific length of time, depending on the person’s [[/oh/ohio/driving-record|driving record]] or history, and the particular violation(s).


There are a variety of reasons why your Ohio driver’s license might be suspended.

Senior Drivers in Ohio

In addition to being a convenience and an enjoyable activity for many people, driving is also a symbol of one’s independence. As we age, there are a numerous factors that can affect our driving skills, and hinder our ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

How to Renew/Replace a Motorcycle License in Ohio


A Ohio Motorcycle License can be renewed in person at any [[/oh/ohio/bmv-location-hours|BMV office]] in the State. The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles notifies owners of the expiration date of their [[/oh/ohio/motorcycle-license|motorcycle license]] by mail in advance.


An Ohio Motorcycle License is usually valid for four years and expires on your birthday. If you are under 21, your license expires on your 21st birthday.

Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Locations and Hours

'''Click here to find your [ local ohio dmv office location]'''



Telephone customer service representatives are available to provide general information from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

> Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles
==(614) 752-7500==
(614) 752-4559 - TTD (for hearing-impaired individuals)
Contact 844-644-6268 (OHIOBMV) for questions.
Alternate phone numbers are available for information about [

How to Apply for an Ohio Identification Card

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) issues non-driver identification cards to State residents who don’t have a valid ID card, driver license or instruction permits from the State or any other jurisdiction. The ID card can be used to prove your identity, age, and residence in a variety of situations. Ohio does not allow you to have a driver license and Identification Card simultaneously. The identification card is valid for four years, and expires on your birthday four years after it was issued. There is no minimum age to get Ohio Identification Card.

How to Renew a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in Ohio

Renewing a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in Ohio is a relatively simple process compared to [[/oh/ohio/cdl-commercial-drivers-license-application|applying for a new CDL.]]


# If your CDL has been lost or stolen, you will need to [[/oh/ohio/cdl-commercial-drivers-license-replacement|apply for a replacement CDL]], rather than a renewal.
# You must renew your CDL in person, at your [[/oh/ohio/bmv-location-hours|local BMV office.]]
# Bring the following items with you to the local DMV office, when renewing your commercial driv

How to Handle a Change of Address in Ohio

If you are an Ohio resident and have changed addresses or plan to do so in the near future, you must have the address information updated on your license, vehicle registration and title certificate. You are also required to notify your insurance provider of your new address.


You may notify the Ohio Driver License Division of a change in address as per your convenience as there is no limit on the number of days within which you need to do this.

Beginner Drivers in Ohio

A resource for new drivers looking to get their OH drivers license and begin driving. DMV test info, licensing levels and more

Driving a motor vehicle is something that necessitates a specific set of skills, as well as an understanding of the road rules so that you don't jeopardize your own safety and the safety of other traffic participants.

Information for Disabled Drivers in Ohio

In Ohio, drivers certified by licensed health personnel to have impaired mobility or a condition which substantially interferes with mobility may qualify for “Disabled” status.

You are also considered to be disabled if you:
* Cannot walk 200 feet without stopping to rest.
* Cannot walk without assistance from a brace, cane, crutch, another person, prosthetic device, wheelchair, or other assistive device.
* Are restricted by lung disease to such an extent that your forced (respiratory) expiratory volume for 1 second, when measured by spirometry, is less than 1 liter, or the arterial oxyge

Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Ohio Driver's License or ID Card

If your Ohio driver’s license or identification card has been lost, stolen, or mutilated, you can apply for a replacement or duplicate license at your local Office of Motor Vehicles.

===Instructions for replacing a lost, stolen or mutilated Louisiana driver’s license or identification card:===

# Locate the Ohio Office of Motor Vehicles [ here]. Be sure to note the days and hours of operation.
# Bring [ proper identification].