How to Obtain Florida Drivers License

How to Obtain Florida Drivers License

You can obtain a Florida Drivers License pretty easily with your out of state license to drive a motor vehicle. There is not a requirement to take a driving test in Florida when you are applying for a FL Drivers License and are already a licensed driver in another state.


Required Documents for Florida Drivers Licenses

US citizens will be required to show several forms of ID in Florida before the privilege of driving in Florida with a FL DL.

  • Valid Drivers License
  • Social Security Card
  • Passport of Birth Certificate
  • Florida Registration of Your Vehicle


If you do not have a social security card, you may bring the following documents in it's place.

  • W-2
  • Pay Check
  • School Records
  • DD 214
  • Letter from the SS Administration


You can make an appointment at the St. Petersburg, Florida DMV online:


Knowledge Exam & Road Tests Location

1067 62nd Ave. S.

St Petersburg, FL 33705


Location without Exams or Tests

1800 66th St. N.

St. Petersburg, FL 33710


FL Drivers License Renewal

US citizens that have been issued a Florida Drivers License since 2002 can renew their DL online. Renewals can be done 18 months in advance. The following renewal of your license will have to be done in person.

Online FL DL renewal: