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Proof of Residency Requirements


F.S. 372.001(1) defines "RESIDENT" as:

Any person who has continually resided in this state for six months prior to applying for a license and who has an intent to continue to reside in Florida, and to claim Florida as their primary residence.

Any member of the United States Armed Forces who is stationed in Florida (includes spouse and depenedent children residing in household).

Acceptable Proof of Residency

Any ONE of the following:

  • Florida driver's license, "Florida Only" and "Florida Identification Card" are NOT acceptable proof
  • Military orders
  • Current Florida Homestead Exemption Card
  • Florida Voter's Registration Card
  • Landlord Affidavit for residency (for renters who do not drive, and do not possess any of the required proofs listed)

If questioned by law enforcement, it is up to the customer to prove Florida residency
Note: You cannot possess an out of state driver's license and still claim to be a Florida resident.

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Bruce Vickers, CFC, CFBTO, ELC.
Osceola County Tax Collector

2501 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy.
Kissimmee, FL 34744
Phone: 407-742-4000
Fax: 407-742-3995 (Driver's Lic & Tags)
Fax: 407-742-4037 (Property Taxes)
Fax: 407-742-4009 (Local Business/Tourist Tax)
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Driver License Testing Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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