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Hillsborough County Tax Collector Nancy C. Millan Advises Drivers of New State Requirement for Driver License Re-Testing

Tampa, FL — February 19, 2021

TAMPA, FL – (February 16, 2021) Hillsborough County Tax Collector Nancy C. Millan advises drivers of a new Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle (FLHSMV) procedure regarding driver license testing requirements. Drivers who have allowed their driver license to expire for one year or more will be required to complete the written and vision exams prior to obtaining their driver license. This includes:

  • Individuals who completed the written exam, do not obtain their driver license within one year of the written exam pass date
  • Drivers who downgraded from a Class E driver license to an ID card and the driver license has been expired for one year or more
  • Drivers who did not apply to renew their driver license within the one-year delinquent renewal period
  • Drivers who are applying for a Florida driver license and their out-of-state driver license has been expired for one year or more

In their Technical Advisory, FLHSMV says this procedure change is to ensure that drivers who have not operated a vehicle for one year or more remain knowledgeable of vehicle driving laws.

“I encourage Hillsborough County drivers to renew their driver license in a timely manner,” said Millan. “Customers who need to be re-tested should schedule a written test appointment online through our website at”

Customers can renew their driver license up to 18 months in advance.

Hillsborough County Tax Collector Offices are open by appointment only at this time. For more information about renewing a driver license and to schedule an appointment, visit