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“Drive Into the School Year” with Hillsborough County Tax Collector’s Office Special Back to School Event

Tampa, FL — July 5, 2024

TAMPA, Fla., July 5, 2024 – The Hillsborough County Tax Collector’s Office announces a special back to school event, “Drive Into the School Year,” taking place on Saturday, August 3rd from 9AM – 2PM. The event aims to prepare students and their families for the new school year with essential services, making the transition smoother for families in the community.

Road tests, written tests, and the issuance of driver licenses and learner’s permits will be available by appointment only for Hillsborough County students. Additionally, limited walk-in services will be available for Hillsborough County residents, including title and registration services, disabled parking permits, and certain driver license services such as renewals and address changes.

“We understand the demands on parents and families as they get their students ready to start back to school.  It is our goal to offer a one-stop-shop for essential services to expedite the process and help families start the school year off right,” said Hillsborough County Tax Collector Nancy Millan. “We are grateful to our community partners that are making this event even more impactful by offering access to important health services.”

In partnership with local community organizations, the “Drive Into the School Year” event will also offer free services during the event. These include hearing exams, sports physicals, dental services, and more. Special thanks to our community partners for their generous support: Tampa Family Health Centers, Vital Health Concierge, and Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation of Florida.

The “Drive Into the School Year” event is an extension of the successful Student Saturdays events held during the school year. The Tax Collector’s Office is expanding this initiative to create an even bigger and more impactful event, ensuring that students and families have everything they need to start the school year off right.

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, August 3rd
  • Time: 9AM – 2PM
  • Location: Hillsborough County Tax Collector’s Brandon Office – 3030 N. Falkenburg Rd.
  • Services: Road tests, written tests, driver license & learner’s permit issuance for Hillsborough County students (by appointment only), title & registration services, disabled parking permits, limited driver license walk-in services (for Hillsborough County residents)
  • Community Partner Services: Hearing exams, sports physicals, dental services, and more

Students must meet requirements before taking a written or road skills test. Visit to determine eligibility and to make an appointment.