Ohio Driver License and Permit Overview

Getting your driver’s license for the first time? Lose your license or permit? Need to renew your license? No worries, we got you covered with step by step guides that help with all of these situations and more!

Ohio Drivers Ed

Before you head to the BMV to get your permit, complete the classroom portion on Ohio drivers education from your smartphone or computer

Ohio Drivers Ed Course Guide

Everything You need to know about completing drivers ed, behind-the-wheel instruction and earning your license in Ohio.

How To Get An Ohio Learner’s Permit & Driver License

Follow our step-by-step guide and you’ll be driving in no time.

Change Your Gender on Your Driver License

One of the most affirming steps of a gender transition is being able to make sure that your legal identification matches the gender with which you identify.

Graduated Driver License Guide – Ages 18 and Under

Everything Ohio teens need to know about Temporary Instruction Permit Identification Card (TIPIC) knowledge tests, vision screening and everything else needed to obtain a license or permit.

Renewing Your License

A driver license that is expired less than six months can be renewed at any deputy registrar license agency. If the license expired more than six months ago, additional testing is required.

Commercial Driver Licenses Requirements

Learn about knowledge tests, skills tests, and other requirements to obtain or renew a CDL in Ohio.

Motorcycle, Moped and Motorized Bicycle Licenses

Anyone operating a motorcycle in Ohio must hold a valid motorcycle license. Mopeds and motorized bicycle have separate rules and licensing requirements.

If we didn’t answer your question with these guides we recommend that you visit the Official Ohio BMV website!