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How do I obtain a Florida driver license for the first time when I am currently licensed in another country?
This answer has been viewed 1961 times and was last updated on 06/26/2017.
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Not a Manatee County resident?  Effective 7/24/17, Out-of-County residents can only be served at our Driver License Office, located at 904 301 Blvd W, Bradenton.  An appointment is required.  Visit to schedule an appointment.  Out-of-County residents must select the “Non-Manatee County Resident DL/ID Card Transaction” Service in order to be served.  Testing services (e.g. road testing, written exams) are provided for Manatee County residents only.

To view the requirements to obtain a Florida license for the first time, click on the link below that best describes your lawful status:

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