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Ohio BMV pilot program aimed at shorter wait times in line

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles is experimenting with a new way to get you in, and out of deputy registrars offices more quickly.

Registrar Charles Norman has announced a new pilot virtual queuing system for drivers who visit deputy registrars for BMV services such as license renewal or vehicle registration.

The new system, which went online Monday at 12 deputy registrar locations in the state, will allow customers to necessarily get in line online and move through that line without physically waiting in the office.

After checking in online, customers have a four-hour window to arrive at the deputy registrar location, check in at a self-service kiosk, and claim their spot in line.

Drivers can access the queuing system by visiting www.bmv.ohio.gov. The system is currently active at the following deputy registrar locations:

22125 Rockside Rd., Bedford

104 W. Spring Valley Rd., Centerville

1583 Alum Creek Drive, Columbus

112 Dillmont Drive, Columbus

2970 Hayden Run Plaza, Columbus

4503 Kenny Road, Columbus

4161 West Broad Street, Columbus

5287 Westpointe Plaza, Columbus

8210 County Rd. 140 Suite A, Findlay

3040 Southwest Blvd., Grove City

4740 Cemetery Road, Hilliard

17 Cherri Park Square, Westerville

If found to be successful, the system could expand to other deputy registrars in other parts of the state.

Using the new system for the above locations is not required, and walk-in customers are still welcome.

There are 186 deputy registrar locations in Ohio.

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