IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS


Valid proof of identity is required for all applicants when applying for title and registration.


Individual

Valid proof of identity must be submitted in addition to all other documentation.  Proof must show applicant's personal information to include full name, physical address and date of birth:

  • A Florida driver license or identification card
  • An out of state driver license or identification card with photo
  • A driver license or identification card from any US Territory
  • A Canadian driver license or identification card
  • A US or Out of Country passport
  • A military ID (in person transactions only)


Business

Submit proof showing company's validity to include mailing address, street address (if different from mailing address), FEID

  • Business/Corporation papers showing authorized agents
  • Letters of Authorization on company letterhead permitting an employee or agent to sign title application documents in lieu of officer/owner signing.


Important Facts

All applicants or their appointed attorney-in-fact must be present with valid proof of identity unless processing by mail. When using an appointed attorney-in-fact, the original or certified copy of the appointment must also be submitted along with all other required documentation.

To be appointed attorney-in-fact to obtain title on behalf of the owner of record or new applicant, complete a power of attorney.

When processing by mail a legible copy of proof of identity must be submitted for each applicant. When using an appointed attorney-in-fact, the original or certified copy of appointment must also be submitted along with proof of identity for the attorney-in-fact.

If the application will be in the name of a trust or life estate/remainder person additional legal documents will be required. These documents include but are not limited to trust agreement, will or court order.

To make application by mail, complete an application for title and submit with all other required documentation and applicable fees.