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ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Seniors License Plates

Special Plates Types

Seniors License Plates


General Information
Buses that are used to transport persons 65 years or older.
Registrant Eligibility
These plates may be issued to any Ohio motorist. Applicant must complete form BMV 4816 (Statement/Affidavit for Registration).
Title Requirements Ohio Certificate of Title issued in individual's name, either singly or jointly, or the name is the same name on the lease agreement.
Vehicle Information
These plates may be issued to only vehicles registered as a bus..
Type of Plates System assigned plates only.
Issuance Information Plates must be obtained through the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in Columbus. These plates cannot be issued by a Deputy Registrar agency.
These plates cost $12.00 annually in addition to the normal registration fees.





Special License Plate Fee $23.00 $23.00
New Plate Charge* $7.50 $0.00
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



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.


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


No postage is required if renewed at Deputy Registrar.