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ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles U.S. Armed Forces Retired License Plates

Special Plates Types

Military Retired License Plates Military Retired License Plates Military Retired License Plates

Military Retired License Plates Military Retired License Plates

 

General Information
Any veteran who is retired from any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States may apply. The veteran must submit proof of retirement from the specific branch of the United States Armed Forces.
Registrant Eligibility
Veterans must submit a copy of his/her DD-214 showing an honorable discharge or a general (under honorable conditions) discharge and be retired from a specific branch of the United States Armed Forces or evidence of a disability retirement, or a copy of the Certificate of Retirement, or any equivalent documentation such as a military I.D. card marked "retired."

The identification is horizontal, blue in color, and expiration date is indefinite.
Title Requirements
Ohio Certificate of Title issued in veteran's name, either singly or jointly, or veteran's name on the lease agreement.
Vehicle Information
These plates may be issued to passenger vehicles, non-commercial trucks, recreational vehicles, house vehicles and non-commercial trailers.
Type of Plates System assigned plate number, initial reserve and personalized.
Issuance Information
Requests for system assigned, reserved, or personalized license plates may be made at any Deputy Registrar's office or by submitting BMV 4705 via mail. Special license plate applications are available at all Deputy Registrar license agency locations or can be downloaded by clicking HERE.

Renewal of plates can be done at any Deputy Registrar's office, online at OPlates.com, by phone at 1-866-675-2837 or by mail using their renewal notice.

All plates will be mailed directly to the address on your registration card unless customer requests otherwise. The deputy will issue your registration card, stickers and provide you with a permit which will allow you to operate your vehicle while your plates are being manufactured.
Cost No additional cost for this license plate. These plates are issued per Ohio Revised Code section 4503.54.

 

Fees

New

Renewal

Special Plate Fee: System assigned $0.00 $0.00
Special Plate Fee: Reserved $25.00 $25.00
Special Plate Fee: Personalized $50.00 $50.00
New Plate Charge* $7.50 $0.00
License Tax: Passenger Car $31.00 $31.00
License Tax: Recreational Vehicle Up to $46.00 Up to $46.00
License Tax: Noncom Tk/Mtr Home Up to $81.00 Up to $81.00
Permissive Tax** $0.00 - $20.00 $0.00 - $20.00
Deputy Fee $3.50 $3.50
Plate Reflectorization Fee $0.25 per plate $0.00
County Sticker(s) $0.25 $0.00
Postage*** current rate current rate

 

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The $7.50 fee does not apply if it is the first time the vehicle is registered by the owner or if the vehicle has not been plated in the last 12 months.

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Permissive Tax is based upon customer's county of residence. (See county information)

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No postage is required if renewed at Deputy Registrar.