Driver’s licenses can be reinstated by phone
COLUMBUS- Ohioans are now able to pay suspension reinstatement fees via phone by calling the Automated Telephone System 1-866-OPLATES. This service was previously only available by mail, online or in person at a reinstatement center. Mail-in, online and services at a reinstatement center are still options; the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) is now offering the 1-866-OPLATES payment as an additional service.
In order to pay online or by calling 1-866-OPLATES:
• The reinstatement fee must be $25.00 or more (previously it had to be $30.00 or more).
• The fee must be paid with check only by entering the routing number and the account number at the bottom of the check.