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ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Request For Proposals (RFP) For Deputy Registrar Appointees

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The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) issues requests for proposals (RFP) for the selection and appointment of Deputy Registrars (DRs) to operate license agencies throughout Ohio. RFP packets are generally released in January of each year. License agencies provide driver licenses, ID cards, vehicle registrations and other services on behalf of the BMV.


Deputy Registrars are independent contractors and are selected on a competitive basis as described in the Ohio Administrative Code and RFP. Deputy Registrars receive service fees of $3.50 for vehicle registrations, driver licenses, identification cards, and other driver and motor vehicle related transactions; $0.90 for each vision screening performed; and $8.00 for driver's license reinstatement fee payments. All fees are established in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code. The contract term is generally five years, unless the registrar determines that a shorter contract term is appropriate for a particular deputy registrar.


Proposer conferences are held regionally in January each year. If you would like additional information, please call (614) 752-0585. A list of available contracts as well as proposer conference venues and dates are posted to the BMV’s Web site at http://bmv.ohio.gov/rfp.stm by the end of December.

Deputy Registrar Features


Revised: November 23, 2015

The Features information will be updated on
January 4, 2016

Deputy Registrar RFP Forms


Revised: November 23, 2015

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General Information

Revised: November 23, 2015


2016 Deputy Registrar Proposal Conference Schedule

List of Available Deputy Registrar License Agency Locations, January 2016

Composite List of All Independently Contracted Deputy Registrar License Agency Locations

How to Become a Deputy Registrar Fact Sheet

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Revised: November 23, 2015



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