Out of state resident under 18 applying for Ohio license: A driver education certificate indicating the number of hours of classroom training and the number of hours of behind the wheel training must be presented even if the driver holds a valid license from another state. If driver training was completed in another state, the following steps must be taken if you are presenting one of the following:
Out of State Commercial Driver Education Certificate and Out of State High School Driver Education Certificate
Mail your out-of-state certificate (no copies) to:
Ohio Department of Public Safety
river Training Manager
1970 West Broad Street, Room 426
Columbus, Ohio 43223
If your training and driving experience are equivalent to **Ohio's requirements, a letter will be issued authorizing the necessary testing for an Ohio license.
NOTE: If training received outside of Ohio does not meet Ohio's requirements, the entire driver education course for Ohio must be completed; no partial training will be accepted.
Classroom: 24 hours
Behind the wheel: 8 hours