The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) is responsible for issuing out driving record, your driving record (abstract of driving record) shows all the violations you have incurred over a certain period of time (two years or three years, depending on the report). There are two types of driving record in Ohio, an unofficial, online driving record covering the last 2 years and a certified Ohio abstract of driving record covering the past 3 years. Your driving record contains the following information: license suspensions or revocations, traffic citations, violations, and fines, any accidents and/or points held against you, DUI convictions, license classifications and endorsements.
You can order for a copy of your driving record online, by phone, by mail or in person. You can order for a copy of your driving record online from the Ohio BMV online system. You will need to provide your driver’s license number and the last four digits of your Social Security number. To request for your driving record by phone, you have to call calling (866) 675-2837 FREE. You will need to provide your OH driver’s license number and your social security number. To order by mail, you will need to complete the OBMV Record Request (form BMV 1173) and mail it to the address on the form. To order in person, you will need to visit any Regional Driver License Reinstatement Center and submit a completed OBMV Record Request (form BMV 1173). The state does not provide free driving records, when ordering for your driving record by mail you will pay a fee of $5 and $8.50 if you order online, by phone or in person.
You can order for another driver’s driving record, as long as you have their consent. Visit the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) for more information.