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Florida Driver Handbook: Veterans

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Florida Driver Handbook: Veterans

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3. Obtaining Your License/ID Card

3.11.1 - Veteran Designation on License or Identification Card

Any honorably discharged U.S veteran may have a veteran designation "V" placed on his or her driver license. The veteran will need to provide a copy of their DD214 or other approved discharge document at the time of issuance.

The veteran designation may be added for $2.00 as long as the current driver license or identification card is surrendered and there are no other license transactions or changes. The replacement driver license or identification card fee is waived; however, the Tax Collector service fees would apply if the transaction is completed in a Tax Collector office.

When other license transactions are being completed at the same time the veteran designation may be added, a $1.00 fee is charged for the veteran designation along with the other transaction fees. The Tax Collector service fee would apply if the transaction is completed in a Tax Collector office.

3.11.2 - Exempt Fees for 100% Disabled U.S. Veterans

Any veteran honorably discharged from the Armed Forces who was issued a valid identification card by the Department of Veteran's Affairs, or a letter of disability determination from the Veterans Administration and has been determined by the Veteran's Administration to have a 100% service-connected disability, is exempt from paying certain driver license fees such as initial license fees and renewal fees. All identification card fees are exempt.


  1. What is the minimum age to obtain a Florida Learner's License? (See section 3.1)
  2. What is the minimum age to obtain a Florida Class E License? (See section 3.2)
  3. If you failed to answer a traffic summons, would you be able to renew your license? (See section 3.3)
  4. If you lose your Florida driver license and need a replacement license, where do you apply for it? (See section 3.4)
  5. What is required to add a motorcycle endorsement to your Florida driver license? (See sections 3.5 & 3.6)
  6. What is the minimum age that a person can be issued a Florida identification card? (See section 3.7)
  7. What is the issuance period of a Florida identification card issued to a person age 5-14? (See section 3.7)
  8. You must obtain a new license showing the new address within how many days of moving? (See section 3.4.2)
  9. What document(s) are required to change your name on your Florida driver license or identification card? (See section 3.9)
  10. How do honorably discharged veterans get a Veteran Designation "V" added to their driver license or identification card? (See section 3.11)

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