New Florida Resident

We are so happy to have you with us in the Sunshine State. On this page you will find information on how to obtain your Florida Driver License, register a vehicle, vessel or mobile home, apply for tax relief through the Property Appraiser’s Office, and register to vote. We look forward to seeing you!

Becoming a Florida Resident:

You are considered a Florida Resident once you have: 

  • Started a job in Florida
  • Enrolled your child(ren) in a Florida public school
  • Registered to vote in Florida
  • Filed for homestead tax exemption on property in Florida
  • Lived in Florida for a period of more than six consecutive months
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As a new resident, you will need a Florida driver’s license and vehicle registration. You can make an appointment to visit any of our locations and select each of the services you will need. 

  • First, obtain insurance on your vehicle from a Florida agent licensed to sell insurance in our state so you can title and register your vehicle(s) within 10 days.
    TITLE & REGISTRATION
  • Obtain your Florida driver’s license within 30 days of moving. You will need to surrender your out-of-state license and be sure you are Real ID compliant.
    DRIVER LICENSE
  • If you have purchased a home, you may be eligible for homestead exemption or other tax relief. More information and applications are available through the Property Appraiser.
    PROPERTY APPRAISER
  • Property taxes in Florida are billed in November of each tax year and due by March of the following year. You can receive your bill by email as well as postal mail or apply to make quarterly installment payments.
    PROPERTY TAXES
  • You may register to vote while getting your driver license through Florida’s Motor-Voter program. Explore voting options and other election information through the Supervisor of Elections.
    ELECTIONS

To register to vote, visit the Lee County Supervisor of Elections.

New Florida Resident

Make an Appointment

Appointments are recommended for your new license and vehicle registration. We look forward to seeing you.

New Florida Resident

Make an Appointment

You are considered a Florida Resident once you have: 

It is recommended that residents make an appointment at one of our locations.

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