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Rule 4501:1-1-23 | Online renewal of driver's license or motorcycle endorsement for active duty military personnel, spouse and dependents.


(A) An individual serving on active duty in the United States armed forces and stationed outside of Ohio, their spouse, and/or their dependents may renew their driver's license, identification card or motorcycle license (or endorsement), online according to section 4507.18 of the Revised Code.

(B) An individual applying for renewal online, must provide the following information to the BMV:

(1) A digital copy of the applicant's military identification or military dependent identification card;

(2) A digital copy of a current two inch by two inch passport quality photograph with a white background;

(3) A digital copy of any documents required to provide proof of identity according to Chapter 4507. of the Revised Code and rule 4501:1-1-21 of the Administrative Code; and

(4) A digital copy of form BMV form 2407 "Vision examination for out-of-state driver license applicants" (01/2017) available via the Ohio bureau of motor vehicles' website at, demonstrating the applicant passed a vision examination for spouse and dependent only.

Last updated August 11, 2022 at 2:12 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4507.18
Amplifies: 4507.18
Five Year Review Date: 8/1/2027