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ID card renewal online

Can I renew my Florida identification card online?

You can renew your Florida Identification card (ID) online if the following apply:

- Your current ID card is digital image (issued in an office 7-1-95 or later).
- You are not licensed to drive, you only have an ID card. 
- Your last renewal was in person at an office, not online.

How to Report aggressive/careless/reckless drivers

How do I report an aggressive/careless/reckless driver?

When reporting or witnessing Aggressive/Careless/Reckless drivers please call *FHP (*347) or 911 immediately at the time of the incident.  This will connect you to the nearest Law Enforcement Communications Center so that appropriate action may be taken. Be sure to indicate as much information as possible about the vehicle such as make, color & tag number when making your report.

Hardship license for insurance

If my driving privilege is suspended for no insurance, can I be granted a temporary or hardship driver license for Business or Employment purposes?

No. There is no provision in Florida's motor vehicle insurance laws for the issuance of any sort of temporary or restricted driver license if you are suspended for lack of proper insurance.

Hardship for Refusal Suspension

How do I get a hardship license with a Refusal to Submit to a Breath,Urine or Blood test suspension?

First offense is a one year suspension. You will be suspended as of the arrest date for one year for the first offense and 18 months for any consecutive offenses. If you have a valid driver license, you will be given a 10-day permit on the date of arrest. No hardship license is permitted if you have refused to submit 2 or more times.

Driver License/Identification card ordered and never received in the mail

Where is the driver license or id card I ordered on line at

If you are a US Citizen/Immigrant and ordered a driver license or ID card and have not received the card in the mail. you can find out when the driver license or id card is printed and mailed by viewing our DL/ID Tracking System. Enter your driver license or identification card number to track your issuance. Please allow 7 to 10 days for delivery by the US Postal Service.

Driver License Number Changed

Why did my driver license number change?

The name, date of birth and gender all are used to generate the driver license number. If any of these change, then so will the number.

Example:  A change in your name from John Doe to John Sample Doe will change the driver license number.

Driver License Expires

Is there a grace period that you can continue to drive when your driver license expires?

No.  The driver license expires at midnight on the expiration date, which for most of us is our birthday.

If you drive with an expired license, you may be ticketed by law enforcement.

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