Chapter 16, Section B:
Titling and Registering New Off-Highway Vehicles

Revised August 25, 2008


Requirements for Titling and Registering New Off-Highway Vehicles

  1. Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin (MCO)
  2. Dealer’s Invoice (original or certified copy)
  3. Proof of Trade-in (as needed)
  4. Identification
  5. Lien Holder Information
  6. Proof of Residence
  7. Bill of Sale to Add Name (lien holder permission required)
  8. Title Application with owners or authorized representatives signature
  9. Power of Attorney (POA)
  10. Notice of Additional Requirements (when needed)

Plates and Validation Sticker

Issue “OH” prefix license plates to all off-highway motor vehicles. The license plate is to be displayed on the rear of the off-highway vehicle. In all cases the plate must be visible.

Off-highway vehicles are issued a staggered (2-year) registration sticker, the computer system will print the registration certificate with an expiration date of 2 years.

Note: Vehicles manufactured for off-highway use cannot be registered as street legal. Off-highway vehicles have been manufactured solely for off-high way use. The Motor Vehicle Division will not register off-highway vehicles as “street legal” vehicles even if they are modified by the owner, mechanic, dealer, etc.