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Publications

Agency Wide Publications

Constitution of the State of Ohio (Current through November 2017) (PDF)

Flag of Ohio (Burgee) Brochure (PDF)

Laws of Ohio

Profile Ohio

Roster of Ohio Officers

Safe at Home Brochure (PDF)

Shielding Our Protectors Brochure (PDF)
Order the Shielding Our Protectors Brochure

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Business Services Publications 

Business Guides

Start a Corporation in Ohio (PDF)
Order Start a Corporation in Ohio

Start a Limited Liability Company in Ohio (PDF)
Order Start a Limited Liability Company in Ohio

Start a Nonprofit Organization in Ohio (PDF)
Order Start a Nonprofit Organization in Ohio

Start a Partnership in Ohio (PDF)
Order the Guide to Starting Partnerships in Ohio

Start a Sole Proprietorship in Ohio (PDF)
Order Start a Sole Proprietorship in Ohio

Register Your Trademark or Service Mark in Ohio (PDF)
Order Register Your Trademark or Service Mark in Ohio

Starting a Business in Ohio Checklist (PDF)
Order the Starting a Business in Ohio Checklist

Uniform Commercial Code Publications

File Secured Transactions in Ohio (PDF)
Order File Secured Transactions in Ohio

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Campaign Finance Publications

Campaign Finance Handbook

Contribution Limit Chart - Effective February 25, 2019 through February 24, 2021 (PDF)

Forms and Petitions

Reporting Calendar with Filing Deadlines

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Candidates Publications

2020 Candidate Requirement Guide (PDF)

2020 Presidential Guide (PDF)

Ohio District Maps

Forms and Petitions

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Elections Publications

For Absentee Voting and Voter Registration materials, please see Voter Publications below.

2020 Elections Calendar (PDF, 12" x 18")
HTML Version of the Elections Calendar

Elections Statistics

Roster of Ohio Officers

Election Official Manual - Last Revised: 8/6/2019

Ohio Ballot Questions and Issues Handbook - Last Revised April 2019 (PDF)

Elections Forms and Petitions

Laws of Ohio

The Guide to Local Liquor Option Elections - Last Revised November 2017 (PDF)

Precinct Elections Officials Recruitment Materials

National Voter Registration Act (NVRA)

Designated Agency Manual (PDF)

Department of Job and Family Services Manual (PDF)

Bureau of Motor Vehicles Manual (PDF)

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Voter Publications

Absentee Voting

Absentee Ballot Request Form

Absentee Ballot Request Forms For Special Circumstances

Military and Overseas Voters
Hospitalized Voters
Voters Requiring Assistance

Military and Overseas Voting (UOCAVA)

Voter Registration

Voter Registration Instructions Brochure - English (PDF)
Order the Voter Registration Instruction Brochure - English version

Bilingual Voter Registration Instructions Brochure (PDF)

Other Voter Publications

Voting in Ohio: Easy as 1, 2, 3 (PDF)
Order the Voting in Ohio: Easy as 1, 2, 3 Card
(This publication replaces the Guide to Voting in Ohio and the Ohio Voter Information Guide)

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vihov

Submit a Veteran Testimonial Online

Veteran Testimonial Card (PDF)

Read Testimonials Online

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Notary and Records

Notary Commission Updates (for non-attorney Notaries) (PDF)

Records Forms

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