Florida Driver License & Written Test
For drivers 16 years of age or older, previously licensed in another state if you've recently moved to Florida and/or become a resident of Florida, you are required to obtain a Florida drivers license within 30 days. To apply for your license, you must visit a Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles drivers license office.
For previously-licensed adults, with a valid out-of-state license, to obtain your Florida drivers license, you must:
- Apply for your Florida license, in person at a Florida driver license office,
- Provide documentation that verifies your identity,
- Provide proof of Social Security Number
- Complete the application for driver license or ID card,
- Be photographed, fingerprinted and provide your signature,
- Pass the vision examination,
- Pass the hearing examination,
- Pay the application fee,
- Surrender your valid out-of-state drivers license.
Drivers who have a valid U.S. drivers license, or a valid drivers license from Canada or France will have their written and driving examinations waived.
For previously-licensed minors under age 18, with a valid out-of-state drivers license, you must:
- Complete all of the requirements above PLUS,
- Present a completion certificate of drivers educaiton
- Provide a Verification of Enrollment (VOE) (CDD-104) form or a letter from your school administrator, which contains the same information as the VOE providing proof that you are enrooled in public school, private school, home school, or a GED program,
- Obtain parental authorization,
- Pass the mandatory road skills test
- Provide a vehicle for the driving examination and provide current Texas vehicle registration, liability insurance and inspection on the test vehicle.
For previously-licensed drivers, with an invalid out-of-state drivers license, or who have a valid license outside of the U.S., Canada or France:
If your drivers license is expired in another state or you are licensed in a country outside of the U.S., Canada, or France, you will be required to take the road skills test and the written exam, To speed up the studying process, use our drivers ed online study materials. Why read through hundreds of pages of material? Our study guides and drivers ed online practice tests are based on actual DMV test questions and answers, highlighting the differences in regulations in the state of Florida. Additionally, our drivers ed study guides and practice tests are available on your mobile device, allowing you to study for your drivers test anytime – anywhere.