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Florida DMV New to State Practice Test


Florida Written Driving Practice Test

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Florida DMV New To State Drivers

Relocating to a new state can be confusing, considering every state in the country has its’ own set of laws. This especially pertains continuing your driving privilege.Being prepared for what you need to obtain a driver’s license in Florida will save you time and frustration after waiting in a long line at a licensing office. Below is the information you should know before seeking your Florida DMV new to State drivers license.

Residency/When To Get A Florida Drivers License

The great state of Florida requires every driver of a motor vehicle on public roads to be licensed through the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). All new to state drivers must acquire a Florida DMV new to state drivers license within 30 days of establishing residency in Florida.

Documentation Needed

To obtain a Florida DMV new to state drivers license, you will need to present the proper documents, proving identification. Every applicant is required to provide a social security number. Due to Florida’s strict identification laws, be sure to bring your current driver’s license from another state, accompanied by one of the following:

  • Original or certified United States birth certificate
  • Valid United States passport
  • Certificate of Naturalization

Test requirements

Any resident of Florida, applying for a driver’s license for the first time, will have to pass a written test of general driving safety and knowledge, and a vision test. The written driving test consists of 40 questions, of which a minimum of 30 (75%) must be answered correctly. You may retake the test again after 1 day, if needed, to pass. To pass the vision test, you must have at least 20/40 combined vision with, or without, corrective lenses. Florida DMV allows you to take the test online through third party affiliates, and set appointments online for services. Applicants who are new to state, and hold a valid driver’s license from another state, do not have to take the written test.

Other information

To recap, the following is a checklist to follow when seeking your Florida DMV new to state drivers license:

  • Complete the Driver License Application
  • Study for the written knowledge test
  • Provide the required documents
  • Take and pass the vision screening test
  • Take, and pass, a written knowledge test (if applicable)
  • Pay the appropriate fees: $48.00
  • Relinquish your out-of-state driver license
  • Obtain your Florida driver license