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DeWine: Ohioans will be able to renew their driver’s license online starting Monday

COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced the launch of new online services they say will make it more convenient for people to interact with the Oho Bureau of Motor Vehicles, our news partner 10TV in Columbus reported.

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“Starting Monday, June 27, Ohioans will have the option will have the option to renew their driver’s license or their state id cards at BMV.Ohio.Gov.,” DeWine said in the announcement Thursday.

Online renewal service will be available to U.S. citizens ages 21 to 65 who already have a four-year driver’s license or ID card that was processed in person DeWine said.

The BMV will also provide customers the option for online title transfers through its new title portal starting July 11, the governor said.

“With this service, Ohioans will be able to complete the renewal application online,” he said. “Then receive an updated license through the mail without having to set foot in license agency.”

More than 2 million visits to the BMV have been avoided since 2021, according to Husted.

“With every service that becomes available on the website, InnovateOhio is chipping away at any reason why Ohioans might have to go into the BMV,” Husted said. “We have moved services online, so you never have to stand in line.”

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DeWine said his administration is dedicated to improving and enhancing the overall customer experience for Ohioans needing to the visit the BMV by providing access to innovative options that better meet their needs.

This also includes the process for driver examinations from online knowledge tests and third-party driver examinations, DeWine said.