Driver License Information and Links

Florida DMV Booklet

Driver License services can be performed at all three Tax Collector locations. Please note that road tests are ONLY performed at our Punta Gorda and Englewood locations by appointment only. Effective 7/18/2017, tests will be scheduled for Charlotte County residents ONLY. To schedule a road test appointment please call (941)743-1350. For information on taking the Class E road test after hours or on the weekends contact Ault's Driver Education Center by calling (941)474-5125 or (941)625-2449 or by emailing aults@verizon.net. You can also click HERE for a list of other private providers throughout the state.

Written tests are available in all three locations until 3:30 pm. Driver licenses will stop being issued at 4:45 pm.

CDL written testing and endorsement testing is available in the Tax Collectors office. Appointments are available on a walk-in basis. A list of CDL third party testing facilities can be found HERE.

Florida is leading the nation in an effort to provide our residents with a more secure identification document. As of January 1, 2010, Floridians renewing or obtaining a new driver license or identification card are required to show proof of 1)Identification, 2) Social Security number, and 3) two items of residential address. Visit the links below for more information.

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles now allows veterans to place a "V" on their driver license or identification card. For more information please click HERE. To learn more about the latest veterans' benefits please visit the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs website or you can download the latest Florida Veterans' Benefits Guide.