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In 2012, the 129th General Assembly passed SENATE BILL 114, which established conditions for the operation of certain specified vehicles. Those vehicles included low-speed and under-speed vehicles, scooters, cab-enclosed motorcycles, and mini-trucks. Autocycles were added in HOUSE BILL 429, 2016.

For information on which vehicles require a dealer’s license to sell, click HERE.

To review the definition of motor vehicles in section 4501.01 of the Revised Code, click HERE.


On January 3, 2017, the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will be releasing the new ATPS titling system to the County Clerks of Courts (Title Offices). For electronic dealers, the upgrade to ATPS will impact the Dealer Portal and third-party service providers. The Dealer Portal will take on a new identity and be renamed Ohio Title Gateway.

In preparation for this upgrade, the current system will be unavailable to Title Offices on Friday, December 30 and Saturday, December 31. All title processing services will be unavailable during this time.

How does this affect my dealership?

ELECTRONIC DEALERS (a dealer who participates in the electronic filing of title documents with an assigned title office, per an agreement on file with the Department of Public Safety): You will need to contact the title office that processes your electronic title requests to find out their designated December 29th cutoff time for transactions to be submitted. Any electronic requests sent after that designated time will have to be resubmitted through the Ohio Title Gateway or your service provider on January 3, 2017.

NON-ELECTRONIC DEALERS (a dealer who submits paper title documents to their local title office): You will need to contact the title office you may have arrangements with to find out their designated December 29th cutoff time to drop off documents and have a title issued. Any paperwork/requests not submitted by that designated time may not be processed until after the new titling system is implemented. Please speak with your title office to obtain more information.

The BMV would like to thank you in advance for your patience during this transition. For any questions regarding the titling process, please contact your local clerk of courts title office.