Florida Vehicle Guide for New Residents

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Welcome to sunny Florida! Whether you’re simply looking for a reliable Florida Land Rover service center for a routine oil change and brake inspection or you’re a new Florida resident looking for info on car registration, the team at Land Rover Palm Beach is here to help! We’re answering your top questions like:

  • How do I get a license plate in Florida?
  • What are Florida’s drivers license requirements for out-of-state drivers?
  • How much do Florida car registration fees cost?
  • Where can I get professional Land Rover service?

We understand that moving can be stressful, and we’re here to help get your car serviced so that it’s performing at its best while pointing you in the right direction of getting your vehicle registered in the state of Florida.

How to Get a Florida Drivers License

Are you a new Florida resident wondering how to transfer an out-of-state license to Florida or what the Florida driver’s license requirements are for out-of-state drivers? It’s required to have a Florida driver’s license within 30 days of becoming a permanent resident in the state of Florida. To have everything transferred from your previous state of residence to Florida, you can visit our neighborhood DMV located at Olive Avenue in West Palm Beach; remember to bring the license from your former state since you have to surrender it to get your new Florida license.

No written or road testing is required, but you must pass the vision test. Be sure to have all the documentation needed to show proof of residency and identity. Your birth certificate and a valid, unexpired U.S. passport are the most common forms of identification.

How to Register Your Car in Florida

You have your new driver’s license, but you also need to get your Florida car registration within 10 days of establishing residency, becoming employed, or placing your children in public school. To complete your Florida car registration, you must:

  • Attach the meta plate to the vehicle in the designed area
  • Keep your registration certificate in the vehicle or carry it with you at all times
  • Place your registration decal (sticker that’s provided on the registration certificate) in the upper right-hand corner of the license plate
  • Pay all required Florida car registration fees

There’s a $225 Initial Registration Fee that must be paid when the owner doesn’t have a license plate or record of a license plate registered in their name, or if he/she wishes to transfer one to a newly-acquired vehicle. You also need to submit the following:

Don’t hesitate to reach out to our team with any questions about the registration process!

Get Expert Land Rover Service in West Palm Beach

No matter where you’re coming from, you can trust the team at the Land Rover Palm Beach service center to handle all of your automotive services ranging from simple battery checks to major repairs following an accident. After your move to Florida, we want to make sure your vehicle is performing at its best and remaining safe on the roadways of West Palm Beach. Contact our service center if you have any questions or would like to schedule a service appointment to have your vehicle inspected. Be sure to peruse our service specials for additional savings on your next visit!

Let Land Rover Palm Beach Know How We Can Help!

At Land Rover Palm Beach, we offer the highest quality of service while we assist with all of your automotive needs. Whether you’re a new Florida resident looking for assistance with your Florida car registration, you need new brakes following your move to the area, or it’s time for your next oil change, we have you covered. We look forward to hearing from you!

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