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Section 4507.50 | Issuance of identification card or temporary identification card.

 
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(A)(1) The registrar of motor vehicles or a deputy registrar shall issue an identification card, upon receipt of an application completed in accordance with section 4507.51 of the Revised Code and payment of the applicable fees, to a person who is a resident or a temporary resident of this state who is not licensed as an operator of a motor vehicle in this state or another licensing jurisdiction.

(2)(a) The registrar of motor vehicles or a deputy registrar may issue a temporary identification card, upon receipt of an application completed in accordance with section 4507.51 of the Revised Code and payment of the applicable fees, to a person who is a resident or temporary resident of this state whose Ohio driver's or commercial driver's license has been suspended or canceled.

(b) The temporary identification card shall be identical to an identification card, except that it shall be printed on its face with a statement that the card is valid during the effective dates of the suspension or cancellation of the cardholder's license, or until the birthday of the cardholder in the fourth year after the date on which it is issued, whichever is shorter.

(c) The cardholder shall surrender the temporary identification card to the registrar or any deputy registrar before the cardholder's driver's or commercial driver's license is restored or reissued.

(B)(1) Except as provided in division (C) or (D) of this section, an applicant shall pay the following fees prior to issuance of an identification card or a temporary identification card:

(a) A fee of three dollars and fifty cents if the card will expire on the applicant's birthday four years after the date of issuance or a fee of six dollars if the card will expire on the applicant's birthday eight years after the date of issuance;

(b) A fee equal to the amount established under section 4503.038 of the Revised Code if the card will expire on the applicant's birthday four years after the date of issuance or twice that amount if the card will expire on the applicant's birthday eight years after the date of issuance;

(c) A fee of one dollar and fifty cents if the card will expire on the applicant's birthday four years after the date of issuance or three dollars if the card will expire on the applicant's birthday eight years after the date of issuance, for the authentication of the documents required for processing an identification card or temporary identification card. A deputy registrar that authenticates the required documents shall retain the entire amount of the fee.

(2) The fees collected for issuing an identification card under this section, except for any fees allowed to the deputy registrar, shall be paid into the state treasury to the credit of the public safety - highway purposes fund created in section 4501.06 of the Revised Code.

(C) A disabled veteran who has a service-connected disability rated at one hundred per cent by the veterans' administration may apply to the registrar or a deputy registrar for the issuance to that veteran of an identification card or a temporary identification card under this section without payment of any fee prescribed in division (B) of this section.

An application made under this division shall be accompanied by such documentary evidence of disability as the registrar may require by rule.

(D) A resident who is eligible for an identification card with an expiration date that is in accordance with division (A)(8)(b) of section 4507.52 of the Revised Code and who is currently unemployed may apply to the registrar or a deputy registrar for the issuance of an identification card under this section without payment of any fee as prescribed in division (B) of this section.

An application made under division (D) of this section shall be accompanied by such documentary evidence of disability and unemployment as the registrar may require by rule.

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