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BMV Amnesty Initiative Information Phone Bank Call In

Mar 15

March 15, 2019
9:00 am-6:00 pm

Have questions about the BMV Amnesty Program? Call the Phone Bank at 216-664-6145! Apply for a reduction or waiver of driver's license reinstatement fees.

An official flyer, downloadable as a PDF, is available here.

Who is eligible? 

  • Individuals who have been charged with certain traffic and minor offenses, unless the offense involved alcohol, substance abuse, or a deadline weapon; AND
  • Who have completed all court-ordered sanctions related to the eligible offense(s).


  • Available in cases where at least 18 months have passed since the end of the court-ordered suspension.
  • Eligible applicants must make a minimum payment, but then the reduced reinstatement fees may be paid through a BMV fee payment plan as long as certain requirements are met.
  • Applications can be made in person at the BMV, by mail, or online.


  • Available for people who receive SNAP (food stamp) benefits.
  • Applicants must provide a screen shot of their SNAP case status from ODFJS benefits portal that includes: (1) Current Status - Active; (2) Current Month; (3) Next Review Date; and (4) any authorized representatives.
  • Applications can be made in person at the BMV or by mail.

For an application (Form BMV 2829) and more information visit