Governor DeWine announces closure of BMV locations due to coronavirus

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Governor Mike DeWine Wednesday announced all but five Bureau of Motor Vehicles Deputy Registrars will close and the end of business Friday.

The order applies to 181 deputy registrar locations across the state. Fifty-two driver examination stations will also be closed.

Five locations will remain open to process commercial driver license applications and CDL renewals.

All other services will be handled online, by mail, or will be paused.

Governor DeWine says he will ask the legislature to pass a grace period for those unable to obtain or renew drivers licenses and vehicle registrations. He is also asking police officers to not issue tickets to people who are now unable to renew documents.

The five deputy registrar locations remaining open are:

  • Central Ohio: Columbus
    Deputy Registrar – 4503 Kenny Road, Columbus 43220
  • NE Ohio:Brooklyn
    Deputy Registrar – 7000 Biddulph Road, Brooklyn 44144
  • SE Ohio: Marietta
    Deputy Registrar – 142 Gross Street, Suite B, Marietta 45750
  • NW Ohio: Bowling Green
    Deputy Registrar – 1616 E. Wooster Street, Suite 30, Bowling Green 43402
  • SW Ohio: Mt. Healthy
    Deputy Registrar – 10938 Hamilton Avenue, Mt. Healthy 45231

The following driver license applications will remain open for CDL and commercial licenses:

  • Central Ohio: Columbus
    Driver Exam Station – 4738 Cemetery Road, Columbus 43026
  • NE Ohio: Parma
    Driver Exam Station – 12000 Snow Road, Parma, OH 44130
  • SE Ohio: Marietta
    Deputy Registrar – 142 Gross Street, Suite B, Marietta 45750
  • NW Ohio: Bowling Green
    Driver Exam Station – 1616 E. Wooster Street, Suite 30, Bowling Green 43402
  • SW Ohio: Cincinnati
    Driver Exam Station – 10940 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati 45231

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