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Moving to Florida

Information for new and prospective Florida residents including:

Moving to Florida

Living in Florida

Florida Relocation Information

  • Drivers Licenses & Motor Vehicle Registration
    Get information on becoming a licensed Florida driver and registering your vehicle.
  • Florida First Time Driver Course (New Drivers)
    Take the required Drug & Alcohol Course online and you will have the option to take a learner's permit test and driver's license prep online at the end of the course. This course and exam are required for all first-time drivers in Florida prior to receiving your first driver's license. Avoid unnecessary wait time standing in line at your local driver's license office when you complete your course online and schedule your DMV appointment online after your course.
  • Employment — Finding a Job in Florida
    This is your one-stop shop for information related to getting employed in Florida, from job search centers to labor laws.
  • Find a Home — Florida Real Estate Information
    If you're looking for a home in Florida, let us do the work for you! Just tell us where you want to live and the type of home you're in the market for, and we'll help you find the perfect property.
  • Real Estate Listings
    Search through listed properties by map, city, ZIP code, or MLS info.
  • Florida Tax Information
    Get an explanation of the different taxes in Florida, such as the sales tax, property tax, homestead and other exemptions, corporate income tax, and more.
  • Schools — Selecting Schools — School Performance
    See more information on school choices in Florida, as well as the school system overall.
  • Starting & Operating a Business in Florida
    Discover the different kinds of business run in Florida, how to start them, and the laws that apply to them.
  • Residency Information
    Read about what it takes to legally be considered a Florida resident and all of the rights and privileges that brings.
  • Facts on Florida
    Find out the background on the state of Florida, from its history and archaeology to its census information and state symbols.
  • Florida Communities
    Get information on 55+ and retirement communities (Cocoa, Daytona, Florida Keys, Fort Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Miami, Naples, Orlando, Pensacola, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tallahassee, Tampa, Vero Beach, and more.)
  • Weather & Seasons
    Learn the general weather trends in Florida, along with information about hurricane season.
  • Cost of living comparison
    Compare the cost of living between Florida and other states, as well as between specific cities, with this salary calculator.
  • Consumer Topics:
    Homestead Exemption
    Insurance Information
    Intangible Tax
    Jury Duty
    Marriage Licenses
    Probate & Estate Information
    Property Taxes
    Sales Taxes
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Contacts & Local Information:

Florida Chambers of Commerce – Offices

Florida Cities

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