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What number do I call to make an appointment?
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Not a Manatee County resident?  Effective 7/24/17, Out-of-County residents will have the following options available to process a transaction in Manatee County: (1) motor vehicle services are only available at First Manatee South County Tag Agency and (2) driver license services are available by appointment only at our Driver License Office.

Appointments can only be scheduled online.  We will not schedule appointments by phone or email.

Appointments are required for the following Driver License and ID Card transactions:

  • Class E Driving Skills Road Test (Manatee County residents only)
  • Written Testing (Manatee County residents only)
  • Learner Licenses - Written Testing needed in person or already passed testing online
  • Non-US Citizens - Includes all immigrants, permanent residents, “green card” holders, non-immigrants, and temporary residents
  • Naturalized US citizens (Naturalized less than 2 years ago)
  • Naturalized US citizens (never issued a FL driver license/ID card)
  • US citizens born abroad
  • Transfer Out-of-State Driver License or ID Card to Florida when License/ID is Lost or Stolen
  • First-Time (In Lifetime) ID Card Issuance - Never had a government-issued ID Card in any US State
  • Medical-Related Testing, Re-Exams and Issues/Questions
  • Commercial (CDL) Driver Licenses
  • Sexual Predator/Offender & Career Offender Transactions
  • DUI Reinstatement and/or Ignition Interlock Restriction
  • Hardship License Issuance
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