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Florida DHSMV Resource Links & FAQs

Here you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your tests and tasks with the Florida DHSMV.

Driver’s license and vehicle tasks are completed with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. The official website for the Florida DHSMV is:

Online Services at the Florida DHSMV

If you can avoid a trip to your local DMV office, you’re in luck. The Florida DHSMV offers the following services online:

  • Renew your driver’s license.
  • Replace your driver’s license.
  • Renew your registration.
  • Replace your registration.

Visit to set up an online account and complete your driver’s license and vehicle tasks online.

Florida DHSMV Driver’s Licenses & Learner’s Permits is designed to help you prepare for and pass your DMV written tests – all for free!

We want you to focus on studying and being a safe driver. We don’t think you should pay extra for this.

Florida DHSMV Practice Tests

Florida DHSMV Permit Practice Test

Road Signs & Traffic Signals Practice Test

Free Florida DHSMV Cheat Sheets & Study Guides (Including Free PDF Print-Outs)

We also provide overviews of the steps you’ll need to take at the DMV, so you can be better prepared and know what to expect when it comes time to make a visit to your local office or complete a task online or through the mail. You’ll also find tips and guides designed to help make you the most knowledgeable driver and vehicle owner as possible.

How to Get a Driver’s License in Florida

Driver’s Education in Florida

REAL ID Identification Requirements at the DMV

Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants

Driving Safety Topics: Distracted Driving, Defensive Driving, DUI, Seat Belt Laws, and More!

Florida Motorcycle License & CDL

Are you interested in obtaining other types of driver’s licenses and endorsements in Florida? has you covered!

Florida Motorcycle License Practice Tests & Application Requirements

Florida Motorcycle Written Exam Simulation

Free CDL Practice Tests & Guides

Florida Car Registration & Title

After you get your driver’s license, you’re going to need something to drive, right? We’ve got the information you’ll need to get started.

Florida Car Registration & Title Information

Smog Check & Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Car Insurance Requirements

Vehicle History Reports

Free Bill of Sale Form

Florida License & Registration FAQs

What documents do I need to get a Florida driver’s license?

You’ll need to provide proof your name and age, proof of your Social Security Number, and proof of your Florida residence.

How do I renew my driver’s license in Florida?

You can renew your license online or in person at your local office.

How long do I have to renew my Florida driver’s license after it expires?

If you let your license expire, you’ll be charged a late fee of at least $15.

Do I need a new driver’s license when I move to Florida?

Yes, you’ll need to apply for a Florida driver’s license within 30 days of establishing residency.

When will I receive my Florida driver’s license after renewing or replacing it?

You should receive your new license in about 7-10 days.

Can I get a copy of my Florida registration online?

Yes, you can.

How do I renew my car registration in Florida?

You can renew online or in person.

Can I renew my car registration online in Florida?

Yes, you can.

What happens if my Florida car registration is expired?

You may be charged a late fee.

When will I receive my Florida car registration and license plate stickers/tabs after I renew or replace them?

You should receive your registration documents in about 7 to 10 business days.

How much of my Florida car registration is tax deductible?

You can deduct your car registration fees from your federal income taxes if a portion of your registration is based on the vehicle’s value. Refer to your registration documents for details.

Do I need to register my vehicle when moving to Florida?

Yes, you’ll need to do so within 10 days of becoming a resident of the state.

Florida DHSMV Office Locations & Appointments

Sometimes there’s nothing you can do to avoid a trip to the DMV.

Use the Florida office finder to locate DMVs near you:

Here you’ll be able to find:

  • Addresses and directions.
  • DMV Office Hours.
  • Holiday and Weekend Schedules.
  • Acceptable forms of payment.
  • Current wait times, if available.

Remember, if you do have to visit the Florida DHSMV, it’s always a good idea to make an appointment. This can help reduce the time you’ll need to spend there.

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