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Dealer Licensing

Dealer Licensing

Manufacturer License Plates

Manufacturer license plates may be used on any motor vehicle, other than commercial cars, owned by the manufacturer. The plates may be displayed on any motor vehicle owned by or lawfully in the possession of the manufacturer or the agent or employee of the manufacturer and shall be displayed on no other motor vehicle. Manufacturer plates may NOT be used for delivery, hauling, transporting or any commercial purpose.


The application for manufacturer plates must be completed, notarized and submitted with the applicable fee.

Application for Ohio Manufacturer Plates BMV 4376 PDF Word


Ohio Revised Code: 4503.30

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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