Driver license services

New driver license requirements: Top three documentation errors seen in offices

The Federal government’s REAL ID Act establishes minimum security standards for driver licenses and ID cards. Specific documentation is required to receive the new REAL ID gold star on your driver license or identification. These are the most common documentation errors seen in our offices:

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Your birth certificate must be an original - not a copy. The certificate should have a seal or a stamp. The certificate must be state-issued. It cannot be a certificate from a hospital.

  • Bring an original or certified copy of your birth certificate. It should have a raised, embossed, engraved or multicolored seal on the top.
  • A birth certificate issued by the hospital where you were born is NOT considered proof of citizenship, regardless of whether it was designed to look cute or designed to look “official,”
  • The birth certificate must have your name, the date you were born, the place you were born and a registrar’s signature on it to be considered valid.
  • Check the date that the birth certificate was filed with the registrar’s office. If it was filed late, more than one year after you were born, you won’t be issued a passport unless you can back it up with secondary evidence of US citizenship.

Please review all of the new driver license & ID requirements here.

This must have the name of the person applying for the driver license/ID and the full residential address. It cannot be a PO box or a service address.

Two different documents must be submitted as proof of residency. Examples of qualifying documents include:

  • Mortgage agreement;
  • Florida voter registration card;
  • Utility bill;
  • Selective service card; or
  • Vehicle registration.

All CLP or CDL applicants must present two proofs of Florida residential address in their name. Applicants can present two proofs from List A or one proof from List A and one proof from List B.

Please review all of the new driver license & ID requirements here.

(marriage certificate, divorce decree, name change documentation)

Original documents - not copies - of all name changes are required. Original documents have a stamp or a seal. If you have had a name change at any point in your lifetime, you will need to show documentation of each name change. For example, if you have been married/divorced and your name changed each time, you need documentation for each change no matter how much time has passed.

Please review all of the new driver license & ID requirements here.

Online driver services

Three driver license services are available online through the State:

To renew your driver license online, visit


Volusia County has multiple branches that provide driver license services. Driving (road) tests currently are available only at the Deltona and South Daytona locations.

Make an appointment

Appointments are suggested for all services and required for a few services including road tests. To make an appointment, please click here.

Fees for in-office driver license services

Fees are set by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and include a $6.25 Tax Collector in-office service fee. State fees effective September 1, 2009.

What to bring

What is REAL ID?

General information

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