Application for and issuance of a Lobbyist ID for the Ohio Statehouse is not a requirement for entry or doing business in the Ohio Statehouse.
The ID you seek by completing this application requires that you be registered and in good standing with the Joint Legislative Ethics Committee (JLEC). If you have not completed your JLEC filings for the current reporting period, PLEASE DO NOT CONTINUE WITH THE ID APPLICATION UNTIL YOUR JLEC FILING IS COMPLETE.
Click this link to check your status with JLEC: JLEC Lobbyist Status Search
IF YOUR NAME IS NOT FOUND WHEN SEARCHING FROM THE LINK ABOVE, YOU ARE NOT YET QUALIFIED FOR A STATEHOUSE ID AND REQUIRE FURTHER FOLLOW-UP WITH JLEC.
If you have not verified your standing with JLEC at the link above and are denied an ID for "Incomplete JLEC Filing" your application fee will be forfeited. Application fees are non-refundable.
Once you have verified your JLEC Status, return to the previous tab and complete the application process.