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Official Florida Driver’s License Handbook

Download the appropriate documents

Official florida drivers license handbook pdf

HSMV 71144 - Parent Proctor Form

Use this form when going to the DMV if you’re taking our online test.

Official florida drivers license handbook pdf

HSMV 71143 - Under 18 50 Hour Certification

This form is for certifying the 50 hours of behind the wheel driving.

Official florida drivers license handbook pdf

HSMV 71142 - Under 18 Permit Application

Use this form when getting your permit at the DMV.

Official florida drivers license handbook pdf

HSMV 71120 - Address Certification

Use this form when getting your permit for your address certification in Florida.

Official florida drivers license handbook pdf

Teen Driving Contract

Make sure that you or your teen have a solid understanding of expectations once they get out on the road!

Official florida drivers license handbook pdf

Driving Log

Log your driving hours.

Official florida drivers license handbook pdf

Road Test Checklist

Make sure you have everything ready before taking your road test.

Additional Information

You must provide

  • Proof that you completed a Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education course (available here) or a license from any state, country, or jurisdiction.

  • Parental Consent Form, which must be signed in the presence of a driver license examiner or notarized if parent or guardian will not be present (form is located here). If you are under 18 and are not married one parent or legal guardian must sign your license application. Step-parents may not sign unless they have legally adopted you.

  • Documents needed to establish your proof of identity, proof of social security number (if issued), and proof of residential address. Please visit GatherGoGet.com for information regarding these required documents.

You are required to take

  • A knowledge exam covering the following areas:
    50 multiple choice questions about traffic laws and traffic signs; must have 40 correct answers to pass (80%). Answers to all questions can be found here in the Florida Driver’s Handbook, also available as a paper copy for free at your local tax collector’s office.

  • Vision Test using an eye machine. To pass, you must have 20/40 (or better) vision in each and both eyes, with or without corrective lenses.

  • Hearing Test

With your Florida Learner’s License, you may:

Only drive during daylight hours during the first three months and until 10 p.m. thereafter, always with a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old and occupies the front passenger seat.