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Section 4507.233 | Replacement driver's license or identification card for new United States citizen.


(A) Notwithstanding sections 4506.08, 4507.23, 4507.24, 4507.50, and 4507.52 of the Revised Code, a person may apply for and obtain a replacement commercial driver's license, driver's license, or identification card without paying any fee, if all of the following apply:

(1) The license or card is valid and its expiration date is not within ninety days of the date for renewal.

(2) The license or card indicates the licensee or cardholder was a noncitizen.

(3) At the time of application, the applicant is a United States citizen.

(B) The applicant shall include any documentary evidence of United States citizenship with an application made under division (A) of this section as the registrar of motor vehicles may require by rule.

(C) A replacement commercial driver's license, driver's license, or identification card issued under this section shall be identical to the license or card replaced, except that it shall no longer indicate that the licensee or cardholder is a noncitizen.

(D) The registrar shall adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code for purposes of implementing and administering this section. Notwithstanding any provision of section 121.95 of the Revised Code to the contrary, a regulatory restriction contained in a rule adopted under this section is not subject to sections 121.95 to 121.953 of the Revised Code.

Last updated January 31, 2023 at 4:50 PM

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