Frequently Asked Questions

On this page we’ve listed answers to the most common questions visitors ask about registration renewals in Florida. Just click on a question to find the answer in the dropdown.

What is RenewExpress?

In Florida, Tax Collectors are responsible for processing and mailing tags. RenewExpress is the official Florida vehicle registration renewal service for many state tax collectors. If your county’s tax collector does not currently use RenewExpress, we will direct you to an alternative online service on the Counties page.

Does this service cost anything?

A small convenience fee of $3.50 or less is applied for the FL tag renewal, depending on the payment method.

Can I complete my Florida registration renewal online?

If the renew Florida tag reminder you received in the mail has a PIN, you’ll most likely be able to renew online. If, for example, your proof of insurance is not on file with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV), you may not be able to complete your Florida tag renewal online.

How long will it take to receive my Florida tags?

It takes 4 business days or less to renew Florida tags, but delivery can take up to 10 business days. All tags are processed and mailed by the County Tax Collector. Only if you have not received your tag(s) after 10 business days should you contact the Tax Collector.

Can I renew the tag registration for 2 years?

Yes, for most vehicle registration types.

Can I update my mailing and/or permanent address?

Yes, you can. Find your county on the Counties page and update it there.

How is my Florida registration renewal fee calculated?

The Florida DHSMV determines registration renewal fees based on various factors, including: vehicle type, vehicle weight and plate type. A full breakdown of fees can be found here.

When are registration renewal delinquent fees added?

Delinquent fees are added by the Florida DHSMV on the 11th day of the month after the registration expiry date. The expiry date is usually the birthday of the primary registrant (the first person listed on the registration). Registrations for motorcycles and vehicles owned by a company will expire in a month determined during your initial registration period. Registration expiry for mobile homes and RVs is December 31st.

How can I get a specialty plate?

You can get a specialty plate by visiting a County Tax Collector office.

How can I get a personalized plate?

You can get a personalized plate by visiting a County Tax Collector office.

What if I need to renew Florida tags in person?

You can renew a tag registration in person by visiting a County Tax Collector office.

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