The format for a Ohio Driving License is two letters followed by six numbers. The state reports no
special sequence to the letters or numbers issued.
Ohio is compliant with the REAL ID Act. A new driver license and
state identification card were released 1/5/2015. The new card colors
are blue and green and contain new security features and new security
laminate. “OHIO 1803” hologram is on front of the license as one of the
security features. The previous license issued since 5/16/2011. Picture is
on left side with a smaller color ghost image on right side.