What documents do I need to renew my driver's license in Ohio??
An Ohio standard driver license or identification card needs no additional documentation at time of renewal. Both cards allow you to prove your identity for tasks such as buying alcohol, obtaining social services, or registering to vote. Only a driver license allows you to lawfully operate a motor vehicle.
What is the Ohio BMV online portal??
Ohio BMV has a separate portal as www.oplates.comthat is open for vehicle registration and other essential BMV Services. The portal enables easy online vehicle registration renewal and issuing license plate numbers in Ohio. The Ohio BMV online system has services offering driving test scheduling and accessing BMV driving records.
What documents do I need to operate a motor vehicle??
Only a driver license allows you to lawfully operate a motor vehicle. NOTE: You will need to provide all required identity documents for a first time issuance of a driver license or identification card, regardless of your choice of a Compliant or Standard card. See Acceptable Documents for more information.
How do I apply for a new driver's license??
You will need to surrender your current driver's license, provide various documents, and pay the driver's license fee. For complete instructions, visit our Applying for a New License page.