State Driving Laws in Florida

Florida

Specific rules for older drivers

  • Starting at 80 years old, drivers must renew every six years and pass a vision test.

Standard driver's license renewal

  • License renewed: Every eight years if no driving infractions.
  • Renewal conditions: In person, online, or by mail for active military members only.
  • Vision test: Yes, at in-person renewal and for drivers aged 80 and older.
  • Written test: May be required, based on driving history, signs of physical or mental impairment based on observations of a department clerk, or a report by a law enforcement officer, a physician, a family member, or another member of the public.
  • Road test: May be required if there are signs of physical or mental impairment, based on observations of a department clerk or in response to a report by a law enforcement officer, a physician, a family member, or another member of the public.

For more information

Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles
Neil Kirkman Building
2900 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0500
850-617-2000
www.hsmv.state.fl.us/html/dlnew.html

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