U.S. citizens and immigrants who have been issued a Florida driver
license since 2002 may renew at their local driver license office,
on-line or by mail. ID card holders cannot renew by
mail. You may renew your license up to 18 months prior
to expiration. A delinquent fee is required when renewing after the expiration date. Click on the renewal method below for specific instructions.
All customers must present:
Non-U.S. citizens and commercial driver license holders must present
proof of legal presence at a driver
license office to renew. For our military servicemembers and families, we have prepared some important information for those who are deployed overseas or are preparing for deployment.
All drivers 80 years of age or older who wish to renew their
driver license are required to pass a vision test. The test
may be administered at a Florida driver
license office at no additional charge. Should you elect
to have your vision tested at a driver license office, please
an appointment so that we can serve you more efficiently.
Your other option is to have a doctor licensed to practice
or a licensed physician at a federally established veterans’ hospital administer the vision test. He or she must be a
medical doctor, osteopathic physician, or an optometrist.
If the vision test is administered by your doctor a Mature
Driver Vision Test Form (HSMV 72119) must be completed
and submitted to the department. The doctor completing
the form must be licensed in Florida or licensed at a federally established veterans hospital. Out-of–state doctors
are not authorized to provide this information. Read
more . . .
Upon passing the vision screening, you can complete your
renewal process. However, if the exam reveals a problem, you
will be requested to have an eye specialist licensed in the
state of Florida or a licensed eye specialist at a federally
established veterans hospital complete a Report
of Eye Examination (HSMV 72010) prior to being able to
Military personnel stationed outside of Florida can apply
online by using www.GoRenew.com,
if your citizenship has been established on your driving record.
Or, you can request an extension of your license. Click
here to download a military extension application.
Military Extension Requests can also be processed by calling
(850) 617-2000 or by e-mail.
You will receive an extension card that will keep your Class
E license valid until 90 days after your discharge from military
service. Please keep the card with your license and present
it with your military ID. The card is free of charge and available
to all active duty members of the armed forces and their dependents
(spouses, children, and step-children under 21 living in the
As part of the "motor-voter" process you can complete
an on-line voter registration application for
an initial registration in your county of residence or make changes
(i.e.,address change) to your current registration.