To: Tax Collectors and License Plate Agents

From: Carl A. Ford, Director

Subject: Proof of Identity

Advisory Date: 01/15/08 Implementation Date: Immediately

Advisory Number: T08-01



Based on findings from our quality assurance reviews, the department feels it is necessary to reiterate the requirements of TL-01, as it relates to verifying proof of identity. Proof of identity should be requested from the customer at the time of any transaction. A copy of the proof of identity must be submitted with the application for title.


The following proof of identification is acceptable and must be submitted with the supporting documentation for all title transactions processed.


                    A Florida driver license or identification card.

                    An out of state driver license or identification card with photo.

                    A US passport.

                    A Canadian driver license, identification card or passport.

                    A driver license or identification card from any U.S. Territory.

                    An out of country passport.


If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact your Tax Collector Help Desk Representative.