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Driver License
What is the Real ID Act?
This answer has been viewed 4540 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 taxcollector.com 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.

The Real ID Act is a federal act requiring the establishment of minimum standards for state-issued driver licenses and identification cards in accordance with The REAL ID Act of 2005.

IMPORTANT: If your Florida Driver License or ID Card does not have a gold star in the upper right corner, or you are obtaining a first time Florida Driver License or ID Card, you must provide identity documents when processing a transaction in person.

Review the following website to determine the documents you will need to comply with the Federal Real ID Act: http://www.dhs.gov/secure-drivers-licenses.

 
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