ODPS | Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Welcome to the ODPS | Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Skip Navigation

Please Note: You are viewing the non-styled version of this Web page. Either your browser does not support Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) or it is disabled. We suggest upgrading your browser to the latest version of your favorite Internet browser.

Ohio.gov

ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles State Identification Card

ODPS | BMV | Security Suspension

Description

          • Current Ohio Identification Card is Digitized.
          • Header on the Identification Card is green if 21 years or older. The heading has the words: "Identification Card." The image appears on the left side.
          • If under 21 years of age, the header on the Identification Card is red. The heading has the words: "Identification Card." The image appears on the left side, with "UNDER 21 UNTIL (date)" on the right.

Usage

                    • In Ohio, you can not hold an Ohio driver license and Identification Card at the same time.
                    • Ohio Identification Cards, are used for identification only. You can NOT use this card for driving privileges.
                    • Ohio Identification Cards are valid for four (4) years, expiring on the applicant's birthday.
                    • There is no minimum age for obtaining an Ohio Identification Card.
ODPS | BMV | Noncompliance

How to Obtain an Ohio Identification (ID) Card

Applicant must provide proof of the following:
                      • Full legal name
                      • Date of birth
                      • Social Security number (if one has ever been assigned),
                      • Legal presence (U.S. Birth Certificate, valid U.S. Passport/Passport Card, Naturalization Papers, USCIS documents),
                      • Residency.

See Acceptable Documents.

You may apply for an Ohio Identification Card at any local Deputy Registrar License Agency.

ODPS | Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Quick Links