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Florida Driver Handbook: Who Needs a Florida License?

Study for your upcoming driver's license test or learner's permit exam with the Florida Driver Handbook.

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Florida Driver Handbook: Who Needs a Florida License?

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2. The Florida Driver License

  • If you live in Florida and want to drive a motor vehicle on public streets and highways.
  • If you move to Florida and have a valid license from another state, you must get a Florida license within 30 days of becoming a resident. You are considered a resident of Florida if you: a. Enroll your children in public school, or b. Register to vote, or c. File for a homestead exemption, or d. Accept employment, or e. Reside in Florida for more than six consecutive months.