How do I transfer my driver’s license to Florida?
If you are a new resident of Florida, you must transfer your out-of-state driver’s license to a Florida driver’s license within 30 days of becoming a resident. This article will provide information on how to transfer your driver’s license to Florida.
Appointments & Application REQUIRED
You must make an appointment with your local Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) office to transfer your driver’s license. You will need to bring the following documents to your appointment:
Proof of Citizenship or Legal Presence (Identity) – Bring One
You must provide proof of your identity, such as a valid passport, birth certificate, or permanent resident card.
Proof of Name Change (if applicable) – Bring ALL
If your name has changed since your last driver’s license was issued, you must provide proof of the name change, such as a marriage certificate or court order.
Proof of Residential Address – Bring Two
You must provide two documents that prove your residential address, such as a utility bill, bank statement, or lease agreement.
You must provide proof of your Social Security number, such as a Social Security card or W-2 form.
Bring Your Out-of-State Driver License or ID Card
You must bring your out-of-state driver’s license or ID card to your appointment.
You can find your local DHSMV office by visiting the DHSMV website and entering your zip code.
Transferring your driver’s license to Florida is a simple process that requires you to make an appointment with your local DHSMV office and bring the necessary documents. Once you have completed the process, you will be issued a Florida driver’s license.
Questions & Answers
Q: How long do I have to transfer my driver’s license to Florida?
A: You must transfer your driver’s license to Florida within 30 days of becoming a resident.
Q: What documents do I need to bring to my appointment?
A: You must bring proof of identity, proof of name change (if applicable), proof of residential address, proof of Social Security number, and your out-of-state driver’s license or ID card.