Registration and Titles in Ohio Overview

Know where your registration and title are? If you said yes, good job! If you said no, yikes! No worries if you lost them, we wrote a guide to help you replace them. Plus guides for almost anything registration and title related!

Ohio BMV Fees and Charges

Learners permits, vision tests and many other BMV services have individual fees. Find all of them in this helpful PDF.

New Registrations

How to register card, trucks, busses and other vehicles for the first time.

Vehicle Registration Renewal Information

renewing registration on owned, leased and commercial vehicles.

Multi-Year and Staggered Registrations

A multi-year registration may extend from two to five years. All regular registration fees are due at the time of issuance.

Specialized Interest Plates

Ohio offers a wide variety of personalized plates and special interest designs, including sports teams, military recognition and more.

Drivers with Excessive Tickets Excluded from Registration (DETER)

The BMV registrar may block a motor vehicle registration for failure to pay parking violations. In order to remove the registration blocks, all outstanding judgments must be paid in full, in addition to a $5.00 BMV fee per judgment.

International Registration Plan (IRP)

An agreement allowing a motor carrier to register commercial vehicle fleets for travel in all IRP jurisdictions by filing paperwork with the home jurisdiction.

Other Types of Vehicles

Registration requirements for All-Purpose Vehicles (APVs), Off-Road Motorcycles and Snowmobiles.

Online Registration

Renew your registration and plates conveniently, register as an organ donor view your driving record and more with the Ohio BMV’s helpful online services.