• Locations & Hours

Florida Location and Hours

Because there is an overwhelming need for driving related matters the State of Florida DHSMV agency has offices throughout the state.  Because different department locations handle different matters, it is necessary to know the proper department and location to handle your driving related matters.

There are many times that we arrange to visit the office during lunch hours to find that the office is closed.  To access a list of each county’s office hours visit: Office Locations

Division of Driver Licenses

For all Florida motorists that have driving related matters involving their driver’s license such as testing to obtain a license or a renewal they will visit the division of Driver Licenses. Florida State identification cards are also handled at this location. Other matters that the driver license offices handle are Florida State resident voter registrations and how to become an organ donor.

County Tax Collector’s offices

For Florida State motorists with driving related matters relating to vehicle titles, vehicle identification number verification and license plates it will be necessary to handle the issues with the DMV through their local County Tax Collector’s Offices.

DMV District Office

For Florida State motorists that have driving related matters regarding licenses, rebuilt vehicle inspection, complaints and investigations it will be necessary to visit a DMV District Office.  To obtain further information visit: Office Locations

Administrative Review Offices

For matters regarding hardship license cases it will be necessary for the Florida State motorist to visit the Administrative Review Offices.  For more information visit: Office Locations

Making An Appointment Online

To avoid spending a tedious amount of time in line, you may choose to schedule an appointment for your driving related matter in advanced. Appointments are made online.  For more information or to schedule an appointment please visit: Online Appointment Service and Information System

The State’s Online Appointment Service and Information System allow prescheduled appointments for at some locations:testing such as the CDL HAXMAT endorsement test, the CDL written/endorsement test, take a class E Skills test, take a motorcycle written or skills test

  • To receive a license with a test waiver
  • Convert an out-of=state license
  • Applying for your first US driver’s license
  • Reinstate a suspended or revoked license
  • Receive a replacement or duplicate license
  • Obtain a state identification card
  • Add or change a name
  • Obtain a learner’s permit

Residents in the following counties only may call this number to arrange an appointment: (800) 303-7288

  • Brevard
  • Broward
  • Dade
  • Indian River
  • Leon
  • Martin
  • Okeechobee
  • Palm Beach
  • St. Lucie

Other Related Agency Information

Clerk of the Court Offices:  To pay for traffic tickets visit:  Office Locations

For a country location list for the appropriate address

Florida Highway Patrol:  For information regarding safety and traffic laws or to request a traffic report visit: Highway Patrol Stations

CDL Third-Party Training and Testing Sites:  For information on co-state approved testing sites for commercial drivers.

 For driver’s office locations

Contact Information

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
Neil Kirkman Building
2900 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0500
Customer Service Center: (850) 617-2000

E-mail: Division of Driver Licenses
E-mail: Division of Motor Vehicles
Website: HSMV contact page


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