To: Tax Collectors and License Plate Agents

From: Carl A. Ford, Director

Subject: Form HSMV 82053

Advisory Date: 02/11/05 Implementation Date: April 1, 2005

Advisory Number: T05-03


Effective April 1, 2005, any form HSMV 82053, Power of Attorney For a Motor Vehicle, Mobile Home or Vessel, with a revision date prior to 06/99 will be obsolete. Therefore, please destroy all obsolete forms you may have in stock. If you do not have any current forms (Rev. 6/99 or later), you may submit your request on form HSMV 83416, Request For Division of Motor Vehicle/Vessel Forms, to the department. The form HSMV 82053 is also available on the department's website, located at:

The Florida dealers associations have been contacted concerning the above. Please advise any customers in your county which this policy change may affect. The license plate agencies have the authority to reject the customer's paperwork after this date for non-compliance.

If you have any questions regarding the above information, please contact your Tax Collector Help Desk.