Select your citizenship status to see the complete list of documents required that applies to you:
You must visit an office for these transactions with the following required documents:
- If you are applying for your first driver license or identification card
- If you have changed your name since your last renewal (eg: by marriage or divorce)
- NOTE: You need to bring proof of the name change (marriage certificate, divorce certificate, etc.) AND you need to update your records with the Social Security Administration at least 24-48 hours BEFORE visiting our office for a name change on your driver license or identification card. Additionally, if you are an immigrant or non-immigrant, you NEED to present your immigration documents with your proof of name change when changing your name.
- When your current credential expires and you have already used the one-time “convenience” renewal option
If none of these apply then you can renew your license online, or by mail. Please come prepared to present one of the approved identification documents as proof of citizenship or legal presence.
Important update: Effective June 1, 2022, Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles will no longer accept out of state or U.S. territory addresses for applicants obtaining a Florida Class E license or Identification Card. These individuals must present proof of a Florida residential address in compliance with established Real ID address requirements.
This update will not apply to individuals who are United States armed forces personnel on active duty and their dependents who are stationed out of the state of Florida but who are still Florida residents.
For information about Commercial Driver License requirements, click here.