2021 Ohio Revised Code
Title 45 | Motor Vehicles-Aeronautics-Watercraft
Chapter 4501 | Motor Vehicles - Definitions; General Provisions
Section 4501.31 | Display of Social Security Number on Licenses.

Effective: February 1, 2002

Latest Legislation: House Bill 46 - 124th General Assembly

(A) No driver's license, commercial driver's license, temporary instruction permit, and identification card issued by the registrar of motor vehicles or a deputy registrar on or after the effective date of this amendment shall display the social security number of the person to whom the license, permit, or card is issued unless the person to whom the license, permit, or card is to be issued specifically requests that the person's social security number be displayed on the license, permit, or card. If federal law requires the person's social security number to be displayed on the license, permit, or card, the social security number shall be displayed on the license, permit, or card notwithstanding this division.

(B) For purposes of compliance with subparagraph (b)(1)(B) of section 656 of Public Law No. 104-208, as statutorily noted under 5 U.S.C.A. 301, the registrar shall do both of the following:

(1) Require every applicant for a driver's license, temporary instruction permit, commercial driver's license, or identification card to submit the applicant's social security number, if one has been assigned;

(2) Verify that the number is valid.

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