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. Any ID issued must be used to access building at minimum every 90 days or it will automatically deactivate. If you do not intend on accessing the building on a regular basis DO NOT APPLY for this ID.
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. If you JLEC account is not current your ID application cannot be processed. YOU MUST complete your JLEC filings BEFORE completing the ID application.
Click this link to check your status with JLEC: http://www2.jlec-olig.state.oh.us/olac/Reports/SearchGrid.aspx
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 YOUR NAME IS FOUND DURING YOUR SEARCH OF THE JLEC DATABASE, THEN YOU MAY CLOSE THAT TAB TO RETURN TO THIS SITE AND COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION.