STATE OF OHIO PERMITS

  • Motorcycle Temporary Instruction Permit Identification Card (TIPIC)

  • To obtain a Motorcycle TIPIC, the rider must be at least age 15 years, six months and pass a motorcycle knowledge test. To prepare, study the Ohio Motorcycle Operator's Manual and section four of the Digest of Ohio Motor Vehicle Laws.
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  • The applicant may go to any driver exam station to take the knowledge test and vision screening to begin the temporary permit process. Prior to testing, applicants must provide proof of:
  • 1. Full legal name.
  • 2. Date of birth.
  • 3. Social Security number (if assigned).
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  • Please see THIS PAGE for more information about acceptable documents.
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  • Please Note: If the knowledge test is failed, the applicant must wait one day to retest.
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  • Once the knowledge test and vision screening are passed, the applicant can proceed to a deputy registrar license agency to purchase a motorcycle TIPIC within 60 days of passing the test. Applicant must provide proof of:
  • 1. Full legal name.
  • 2. Date of birth.
  • 3. Social Security number (if assigned)
  • 4. Ohio Residency.
  • 5. Citizenship or legal presence.
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  • Please see THIS PAGE for more information about acceptable documents.
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  • Please Note: A parent or legal guardian must sign permission for the TIPIC for applicants under the age of 18.
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  • The TIPIC is valid for one year from the date of purchase. If it expires, the rider must start over. The rider must cary the TIPIC at all times when operating a motorcycle.
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  • TIPIC Restrictions

  • 1. May ride during daylight hours only.
  • 2. No passengers.
  • 3. No riding on interstates or congested roads.
  • 4. Must wear a helmet and protective eyewear.

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Basic Rider System (BRS)

  • For newer riders and those wanting to learn how to ride, the BRS is the place to start.
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  • Have any questions? Feel free to send us an e-mail! info@ip-ra.com
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