Do you currently live in or are you moving to Manatee County? (Address will be verified for all transactions.)

If "Yes", skip this section and continue to the "Before Scheduling" section to view transaction requirements.  Individuals who are establishing Manatee County residency (i.e. moving to Manatee County) would be considered as Manatee County residents.

If "No", please see the following two options below.  ALL Non-Manatee County residents processing Driver License and ID card transactions require an appointment.  Appointments are available on Wednesday only; you must select the "Non-Manatee County Resident DL/ID Transaction" Service when scheduling your appointment to be served.  (Address will be verified for all transactions.)

Effective July 24, 2017, Non-Manatee County residents will have the following options available to process a transaction in Manatee County:

1. Driver license and ID card services are available by appointment only at our Driver License Office.

2. Motor vehicle, boat, and mobile home services are available at the First Manatee South County Tag Agency only. See more information regarding this office below.

**Office Providing Extended Hours and Saturday Hours**  The First Manatee South County Tag Agency processes vehicle, boat, and mobile home registration renewals, transfers, replacements, and title transactions only.  This office DOES NOT offer driver license services.  For more information regarding this office, read our FAQ which includes a link to schedule an appointment at this office.

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1) View important transaction requirements to eliminate a second trip to our office.

2) For Driver License/ID Card transactions:

a) Save time and visit to renew or replace (e.g. address change) your Florida Driver License or Identification Card online!

b) If unable to complete your driver license transaction online, download and complete the mandatory application prior to your visit.

i) If your appointment will be scheduled at our Palma Sola, North River, Lakewood Ranch, or DeSoto Office, complete this application.

ii) If your appointment will be scheduled at our Driver License Office (904 301 Blvd W, Bradenton), complete this application.

c) Understand that all driver license transactions processed by our office are subject to a $6.25 Tax Collector Service Fee.

d) Avoid an unforeseen problem - check the status of your Florida Driver License prior to your visit. If the status of your license is INVALID/SUSPENDED or CANCELLED, you will need to select "Suspension, Pending/Possible Suspension & Clearance" under "Select Service" and select "Driver License Office" from "Select Office" drop-down choices.

3) Understand that each individual conducting a transaction needs a separate appointment. You may complete up to four transactions per appointment (some restrictions apply).

Note: The Driver License Office processes only driver license and hunting & fishing transactions; motor vehicle, parking permit, and property tax transactions are not available.

4) To ensure appointments are available for all, scheduling of multiple appointments for the same service will result in all of your appointments being cancelled without notice.


Need written testing or a Class E Driving Skills Road Test sooner than what's available? Take written testing from the comfort of your home through a third party provider. The road test is now offered through private providers on weekends, after hours, and during regular business hours. Contact Ault's Driver Education Center at 941.355.4202 (for Class E Road Test) or visit the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles for details and restrictions.

All testing, when processed in our office, is limited to Manatee County residents only - proof of residency is required. Complete this application for your testing appointment.

View the Official Florida Driver's, Commercial, and Motorcycle License Handbooks, available in English and Spanish.

Note: If you are Deaf and require a Sign Language Interpreter for the road test, please contact our office 2 weeks in advance prior to scheduling an appointment to arrange for a Sign Language Interpreter.

Under F.S. 668.6076, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.  The accuracy of the information provided on this website is not guaranteed for legal purposes.