8210 County Rd. 140, Suite C, Findlay, Ohio 45840 (Hancock
22133 Rockside Road, Bedford, Ohio 44146 (Cuyahoga County);
990 Morse Road, Suite B, Columbus, Ohio 43229 (Franklin
873 East Main Street, Newark, Ohio 43055 (Licking County);
502 McCarty Lane, Suite 3, Jackson, Ohio 45640 (Jackson
10940 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45231 (Hamilton County).
Additional driver examination stations will resume skills
testing starting on June 16 by appointment. The BMV is making
efforts to contact those individuals who may have had their test
canceled during COVID19 to reschedule on a priority basis. Once
those tests are rescheduled, then appointments will be available
for all other customers. Customers should call to ensure their
location is open. Appointments will be able to be made online.
Class D skills
testing will use a modified process that allows the driver
examiner to score the prospective licensee from outside the car
in accordance with the Ohio Department of Health and Center for
Disease Control recommended health and safety guidelines.
The BMV will reach out to individuals who had a test cancelled
due to COVID-19 to provide an opportunity for priority-based
As a reminder, if a customer’s license, identification card,
vehicle registration, or temporary permit expired on or after
the state of emergency’s effective date of March 9, 2020, its
expiration date has been automatically extended and will remain
valid until 90 days after the state of emergency ends, or
December 1, 2020, whichever date comes first.
Many of the services Ohioans rely on at the BMV can be
accomplished online at www.OPlates.com.
If customers need to purchase a temporary tag for their car,
renew their vehicle registration, order new license plates,
check their driving record, and many other services, they can
complete the transaction online.
Since reopening on May 26, 2020 BMV transactions are up
approximately 8% from 2019 during that same time frame. The
BMV encourages customers who absolutely must visit a deputy
registrar to take advantage of “Get In Line, Online,” which
allows customers to virtually get in line before arriving.
Visit www.bmv.ohio.gov for