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The BMV is assisting the Department of Veteran Services in collecting information on veterans and active duty members of the armed forces.
The Department of Veteran Services is trying to locate all veterans and active duty members of the armed forces in Ohio, to inform them of important services available.
No. The information being collected by the BMV is only being shared with the Department of Veteran’s Services.
The information being sent to the Department of Veteran’s Services includes your name, address, status (veteran, currently serving, reserve, national guard), the last four (4) digits of your social security number, and your date of birth.
Certain merchants may offer discounts or unique services to veterans, and many of them will begin looking for the symbol on the driver’s license or identification card.
No. This is a free service to veterans, and you will only pay the normal fees associated with applying for or renewing your driver’s license or identification card.
Yes, in HB 2, language was included to require the BMV to ask specific questions of its applicants and initiate a symbol on the driver license or ID card upon the applicant’s request.
Yes. The status can be proven by providing a DD214 or equivalent document (military ID, LES statement, or VA card).
No, this only applies to enlisted, veteran, or retired personnel.
This can be removed at anytime at your local deputy registrar. There will be a cost for a duplicate license or ID if removed outside your renewal period.