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The Former Prisoner of War license plates are issued to members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were imprisoned by an enemy of the United States.
|Registrant Eligibility||Only members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were imprisoned by an enemy of the United States may apply. Applicant must complete form BMV 4507 and submit one of the following: (a) documentary evidence of POW status from one of the Armed Forces of the United States. (b) Telegram advising family of Prisoner of War status. (c) Letter from the War Claims Commission. (d) Letter from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The surviving spouse may apply for the license plates by submitting a copy of the death certificate.
|Title Requirements||Ohio Certificate of Title|
|Vehicle Information||These plates may be issued to passenger vehicles, non-commercial trucks, recreational vehicles, house vehicles, and non-commercial trailers.|
License plates may only be issued by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles headquarters in Columbus, Ohio or by calling 614-752-7518. We will issue a registration card along with a permit which will allow the customer to operate their vehicle while their plates are being manufactured.
All plates will be mailed directly to the address on your registration card unless customer requests otherwise.
|Cost||There is no fee for these license plates. License plates are issued in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code Section 4503.46.|