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Dealer Licensing

Dealer Licensing

In-Transit License Plates

A person, firm, or corporation engaged in this state as a drive-away operator or trailer transporter or both, for transporting or delivering new motor vehicles from the manufacturer or any other point of origin to any point of destination, or used motor vehicles from any individual, firm, or corporation to any point of destination.


The application for in-transit plates must be completed, notarized and submitted with the applicable fee. The business location must be inspected to determine if it meets the requirements for issuance of the plates.

Application for In-Transit Permit by Drive-Away Operator BMV 4366 PDF Word


Ohio Revised Code: 4503.33

Have Questions?

Please contact us at (614) 752-7636 or email us at Dealers Support.

Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Fax: (614) 752-7220

Mailing Address
Ohio BMV Dealer Licensing
PO Box 16521
Columbus, Ohio 43216-6521

In Person (Drop-off Services ONLY)
Ohio Department of Public Safety
1970 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223
Applications or paperwork may be dropped off near the security desk. All paperwork that requires payment, cash, check or money orders are accepted; however, no receipt will be available.

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