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ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Veteran Motorcycle License Plates

Special Plates Types

Veteran Motorcycle License Plates

 

General Information
Any veteran who is an honorably discharged or retired veteran of any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States may apply. The veteran must present documentation showing an honorable discharge or retirement.
Registrant Eligibility
Veterans must submit a copy of his/her DD-214 showing an honorable discharge, a general (under honorable conditions) discharge, or a copy of the Certificate of Honorable Discharge or evidence of disability retirement, or a copy of the Certificate of Retirement, or any equivalent documentation such as a military I.D. card marked "retired".
Title Requirements Ohio Certificate of title issued in veteranís name, either singly or jointly, or veteranís name on the lease agreement.
Vehicle Information
These plates may be issued to motorcycle vehicles only.
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 under Ohio Revised Code section 4503.544

 

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.