Driver Licenses & ID Cards

Renew or Replace Your Florida Driver License or ID Card

General Information

Customers must renew their Florida driver license or ID card every eight years. The expiration date is listed on the credential. Florida driver license and ID card holders may renew their credential up to 18 months in advance of the expiration date.

Drivers can replace their driver license or ID card prior to its expiration if the credential is lost, stolen or they need to make an update. The following may require a replacement credential.

  • If there is a change of address, Florida driver license or ID card holders have 30 days to update their address on the credential.
  • If there is a name change, Florida driver license or ID card holders must update their name with the Social Security Administration prior to updating their name on the credential and they must present an original or certified court order of marriage certificate when applying to change the name on their driver license or identification card.
  • If a driver license or ID card is lost or stolen.
  • If a customer wishes to add or update a designation or other information listed on the credential.

For a list of fees to renew or replace a credential, click here.

For more information about obtaining a Florida driver license, click here.

Renew Online

DHSMV offers a quick, convenient way to renew your driver license or ID card online at GoRenew.com. The following driver license services are offered through GoRenew:

  • Renew a driver license
    • Florida offers a one-time online convenience renewal for customers. Visit GoRenew.com to see if you are eligible
    • Customers who are not REAL ID compliant (look for the gold star on the driver license or ID card) must go into an office to become REAL ID compliant.
  • Update the address on your driver license or ID card.
  • Replace a lost or stolen credential.

To renew or replace a credential online, the department must verify a customer’s Social Security number. If the department is unable to verify, the customer must follow up with the Social Security Administration.

For a list of fees to renew or replace a credential, click here.

Customers using GoRenew.com will receive their credential in the mail within 7-10 business days from the transaction. A $2.00 processing fee is assessed to the total transaction. Customers can receive an emailed confirmation receipt of the transaction. On the payment confirmation page customers must select ‘yes’, enter an email address, and click ‘Send Email Conformation’ for the information to be emailed.

Renew in Office

Customers may visit any driver license service center statewide to renew or replace their credential. Please see the complete list of locations here.

Customers must go into an office:

  • If a customer has already used their one-time online convenience renewal.
  • If a customer wishes to become REAL ID compliant.
  • If a customer wishes to update their photo.
  • If the customer is changing their name using an original or certified court order or marriage certificate.
  • If a customer wishes to add or remove a designation, or has a court order to update their credential.
  • If a customer is getting a Florida driver license or ID card for the first time.
  • If the customer holds a commercial driver license.
  • If the license has the word “TEMPORARY” printed on it.

For information regarding what to bring to renew or replace a credential, click here.