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Obtaining Drivers License

The following section provides information in order to obtain a driver's license from the Department of Motor Vehicles.

NOTE:  You will NOT be able to obtain a driver's license until you are fully registered in the SEVIS system this will take between 3 and 4 weeks after your first semester of classes.  

Step 1: Set an appointment at the following website.

Step 2: Review and take the following Needed Documents for Drivers License to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Step 3: Pay fee at DMV

Step 4: Take and pass a Class-E knowledge and driving test and exam?
  • This is reciprocated (waived) if you present a driver license from any of the following:
    • Canada*
    • France
    • Germany (Driving Exam only)
    • Republic of China (Taiwan)
    • South Korea
Step 5:  Take and pass a vision test

*Canadians can reciprocate examination requirements by surrendering their Canadian driver license; if not surrendered, Class E exams will be required. Licenses from other states or U.S. territories/ possessions must be surrendered when the Florida license is issued.

More Official Information can be found here
Practice and prepare for the driver license exam by using the free online DMV Permit Test
Use the Florida Official Driver's License Handbook to study for your exam