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ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Driver License Suspension & Reinstatement


Physical Control of a Vehicle While Intoxicated

Ohio Revised Code Section 4511.194

          • Having Physical Control of a Vehicle While Intoxicated.

Length of Suspension
          • Determined by the Court. If no suspension period is assessed, no reinstatement fee is required.

Limited Driving Privileges
          • Driver may file a petition for limited driving privileges in the municipal, county, mayor's, or in the case of a minor, juvenile court that has jurisdiction over the place of arrest. (Section 4510.021).

Reinstatement Requirements
          • Serve the suspension period.
          • Pay Reinstatement Fee. See Reinstatement Fee List for required fee amount.
          • Show Proof of Insurance by forwarding the proper documentation to:
            Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles
            Attn. RE Fee
            P.O. Box 16520
            Columbus OH 43216-6520