If you decide to buy a car it's important to do plenty of research beforehand. There are numerous online resources that provide helpful information about different vehicles. Check the Kelly Blue Book for information on the value of used cars and Consumer Reports to learn about the pros and cons of a particular cars model. The DMV has provided a useful guide to buying a car.
Note: You must register your vehicle and purchase automobile insurance. It is required by law.
Applying for a Driver's License Driver's License
To acquire a driver's license, you must apply for one at the Florida Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV). To do so, you can make an appointment online but have to go in person to apply for a driver's license You will need to provide the following documents:
- Proof of address (e.g. housing contract, lease agreement, utility bill)
Letter issued by the International Center (serves as second proof of address)
- Social Security Card*
*If you are ineligible for a Social Security Number you must provide a letter form the Social Security Administration indicating that you were never issued one.
Please check the requirements for obtaining a Florida driver's license before visiting the DMV office. The nearest DMV office is the TaxCollector's office located at 12220 Atlantic Blvd. Suite 102.