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30 day extension issued for Florida driver licenses, ID's that expire in the next month

Florida's new driver licenses rollout
Posted at 11:56 AM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 11:58:17-04

TAMPA, Fla. — The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) is extending all driver licenses, ID cards and commercial driver's licenses that expire in the next 30 days at the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis.

The move is in response to the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the state.

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Executive Director Terry L. Rhodes issued an Emergency Order that grants a 30-day extension for licenses and ID's that expire between March 16, 2020, and April 15, 2020.

The Executive Order authorizes the following:

  • Extends the effective period of all driver licenses and identification cards that will expire between March 16, 2020, and April 15, 2020, for 30 days.
  • Waives the delinquent renewal fees during the extension period for these driver licenses and identification cards.

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FLHSMV is also encouraging Floridians who are able to complete their transactions online to do so.