Beginning January 1, 2010, Florida has new document requirements for residents renewing or obtaining a new driver license or identification card. The motorcycle, CDL and driver’s handbooks can be found online and downloaded in PDF format.
FOR APPLICANTS UNDER 18
Warning: Drivers under 18 years of age will need to download, complete, and print the following parent consent forms. They must meet the listed criteria before they are eligible to apply for a Class E license. Drivers under 18 years of age will need to download, fill-out, and print the following parent consent forms, and must meet the listed criteria before they are eligible to apply for a Class E License.
If you are taking a driver license road test, you must provide proof of valid Florida insurance on the vehicle you are testing in. You must also bring original documents that prove your identity, social security number and residential address if:
- You are applying for your first driver license or identification card.
- Your current credential expires and you have already used the one-time convenience renewal option.
- You have changed your name since your last renewal.
* Appointments are required for all testing. Written tests can be scheduled at https://www.baytaxcollector.com/locations, please call us at (850) 248-8501 to schedule a road test.
If none of these apply to you, you can renew your license by mail or at GoRenew.com. A directory of service center locations can be found at the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles’s website. If you visit an office to obtain a driver license or ID card after January 1, 2010, you will need to meet these new requirements.