DRIVER LICENSES


The Lee County Tax Collector is an independent Constitutional Officer who serves as an agent to the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles. Our office is responsible for the issuance and renewal of Florida driver licenses and identification cards.

As an agent, the Lee County Tax Collector, does not have the ability to enact the laws imposed by the state but is accountable for adhering to and implementing those policies throughout all of our office locations.

If you are interested in reviewing the Florida Statutes, please visit The Florida Senate 

We are more than happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the policies of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles for driver licenses and identification cards, as well as motor vehicle, mobile home, and vessel title transactions and registrations. Contact us at: 239.533.6000.

Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles also has a phone express line (850-617-3000) to assist with questions regarding:

  • Ticket Clearance (Reinstatement Fee(s) - (Actual ticket must be paid at Clerk of Courts first)
  • Insurance Suspension Clearance
  • New to Florida Information
  • First-Time License Information
  • Confirmation Page (showing driver license record is clear)