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Hours of Operation
Mondays: 8AM – 5PM
Tuesdays: 8AM – 5PM
Wednesdays: 9AM – 5PM
Thursdays: 8AM – 5PM
Fridays: 8AM – 5PM
All driver license services close at 3:30PM
Tax Collector’s Office
Welcome to the Hillsborough County Tax Collector’s online office, where we strive to provide Hillsborough County citizens with the best customer service possible.
Doug Belden was elected Hillsborough County Tax Collector in November 1998 with a simple goal: to save taxpayer dollars through consolidation and efficiency, while improving service for the public…Learn more about us
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Fall 2019 System Upgrades
As Fall approaches, with it comes a sweet breeze of improvement in the air.Read More
Hillsborough County Tax Collector Doug Belden Launches New Website
TAMPA, FL – (September 5, 2019) – Tax Collector, Doug Belden is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website at www.hillstax.org. The new site features a streamlined, […]Read More
Tax Collector installs first Self-Service Kiosk in the State of Florida
TAMPA, FL – (February 27, 2019) – Hillsborough County residents can now skip the lines and renew their vehicle registration at a self-service kiosk! The Hillsborough County Tax Collector’s office […]Read More
How do I apply for Homestead exemption?
You may apply for homestead exemption by calling the Property Appraiser’s office at (813) 272-6100 or by visiting their website at hcpafl.org.
I need to renew my tag. What do I need to bring in and can I send someone else in to renew my tag for me?
To renew your tag, please bring in your current renewal notice or registration, proof of Florida insurance (card, binder or insurance affidavit completed by vehicle owner) and payment (cash, check, money order, debit/credit card). You may send someone else to renew your tag.
I just paid off my vehicle. How can I obtain my FL Title?
I need to update my address on my driver license but, I do not have any bills in my name. What can I use?
If you do not have any documents under your name, you may provide two proofs of residential address from a parent, step-parent, legal guardian or other person with whom you reside and a Certification of Address form.
If my license is suspended can I still renew my registration?
Many suspensions will prevent you from renewing your registration. To find out what you need to clear your suspension, you may call our office at (813) 635-5200.
I lost my driver license/ID card how can I order a replacement?
If you are REAL ID compliant, you may visit any one of our branches to obtain a replacement. If you are not REAL ID compliant, you will need to bring required documents before getting your replacement. Please visit What to Bring to see a list of required documents. The fee for a replacement license is $31.25.
I just sold my vehicle what do I do with my tag?
If you are not using your tag on a replacement vehicle, it is recommended that you turn it in by visiting one of our branches. Turning in your plate will prevent your driver license from being suspended.
I just moved to FL what do I need to switch to a FL driver license and FL tag?
To switch to a FL driver license, you are required to pass a vision test. You will need to present primary identification, proof of social security number and proof of residential address. To see what documents are accepted, please visit What to Bring.
To get a FL tag, you will need to present your out-of-state title, valid identification and proof of FL insurance. In addition, you will need a VIN verification on your vehicle. All owners on title must be present when transferring ownership to Florida.
I want to remove someone’s name from my title and registration. How do I do so?
To remove a name, you will need to visit one of our branches. Removing a name requires you to sign as seller and purchaser on your title. A new registration will be printed under your name only. If names are joined by “AND” on the title, both the owner and co-owner must sign as sellers to remove a name.
I tried to renew my registration online and it did not allow me. Why?
There are a variety of reasons why you would not be able to renew online. To determine why your specific plate cannot be renewed online, you may call our office at (813) 635-5200.