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 Driver's License Renewal in Florida*

You must renew your FL driver's license before it expires if you plan to continue driving in the state.

For more information about renewing your Florida commercial driver license (CDL) or FL state ID cards, you can visit our Renewing your CDL in Florida* or Identification Cards in Florida* pages.

Check your FL Driver's License Status

Is your driver's license valid or suspended in Florida? Find out by ordering your driving record online* today.



  When to Renew Your FL Driver's License


Before your license expires, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) will mail you a renewal notice telling you that it's time to renew. The DHSMV allows you to renew your valid FL driver's license up to 18 months before the expiration date.

  • Your FL driver's license will be valid for 8 years at a time.
  • If you are 80 years old or older, your FL driver's license will be valid for 6 years and you will be required to pass a vision test to renew it.

 Valid Driver's License

You can renew your valid FL driver's license up to 18 months before it expires. You can renew either:

  • Online.
  • In person.
  • By mail (for active military members only).

If you would like to check the status of your FL driver's license, see our Driving Records in Florida* page.

Note: By clicking the Renew Driver License button below, you will be redirected to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles website to complete your transaction.

* You will be redirected to outside agency website.

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Florida Driver License Handbook