ICYMI: Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Additional Florida Licensing on Wheels Location to Help Floridians Impacted by Hurricane Ian


Flow bus helping after hurricane ian
– Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that a fourth Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW) location, operated by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, will open in Sarasota County on October 7th. The Sarasota County location is in addition to two FLOW locations in Lee County and one FLOW location in Charlotte County. FLOW mobile offices provide residents who have been impacted by Hurricane Ian with no-fee replacement driver licenses, identification cards and other important services.

As of October 5th, FLOW locations have served more than 500 customers across Lee and Charlotte counties, providing customers with the ability to obtain important documents that may have been lost or damaged as a result of Hurricane Ian. Services offered at FLOW locations include:

  • Renew or obtain an original Florida driver license and/or ID card;
  • Replace a driver license and/or ID card;
  • Change a name or address on a driver license and/or ID card;
  • Renew or replace a vehicle registration;
  • Replace a lost vehicle title;
  • Obtain or renew a disabled person parking permit; and
  • Register emergency contact information.

You can find a FLOW location at:

Disaster Recovery Center
Shannon Staub Library
4675 Career Lane, North Port, FL 34289

Disaster Recovery Center
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers, FL 33919

Hertz Arena
11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero, FL 33928

Port Charlotte Town Center
1441 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33948

FLOW Hours of Operation: 9:00am – 6:00pm, seven days a week

Dates, locations, and hours of operation for FLOW mobiles are subject to change and will be announced on FLHSMV.Gov

In preparation for impacts from Hurricane Ian, FLHSMV issued Emergency Order 092422, which waives the replacement fees for driver license and identification credentials, vehicle registrations and titles, vessel registrations and titles, vehicle license plates, and handicapped parking permits for residents in impacted counties.


The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) provides highway safety and security through excellence in service, education, and enforcement. Florida is leading the way to A Safer Florida through the efficient and professional execution of its core mission: the issuance of driver licenses, vehicle tags and titles and operation of the Florida Highway Patrol. To learn more about FLHSMV and the services offered, visit, follow us on Twitter @FLHSMV, find us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram.