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Dealerships will report and print temporary tags through Dealer Licensing Online Services. Temporary Tags are now Print-on-Demand. Some of the advantages include:
NOTE: In order to offer temporary tag services you must sign up to be a WE (web-enabled) dealer through Dealer Licensing Online Services.
Temporary off-highway/APV stickers do not qualify for the WE discount. Dealers purchase temporary off- highway/APV stickers for $7.00 each and may not sell them for more than $7.00.
If you would like to discontinue being a WE Dealer, you will no longer have the ability to offer temporary tag services. Please contact the Dealer Licensing Section to remove your dealerships status as a WE Dealer.
Place a temporary tag order through the dealer online services. You may pay using an Electronic Check (fee) or Credit Card. Once payment is approved, the temporary tag inventory will be available for immediate issue.
Download the Request for Temporary Tags/Stickers (form BMV 4381) and mail with payment to the address listed on the request form. Please allow two to four weeks for processing.
*** A temporary tag may NOT be issued for a salvage motor vehicle. ***
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
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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