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Important Driver License Advisory for Class E License.

In order to ensure Class E driver license customers, who have not operated a vehicle for one year or more, remain knowledgeable of vehicle driving laws, effective February 15, 2021, these customers will be required to complete and pass the Class E knowledge exam to obtain a Class
E driver license.

Customers who have allowed their Class E driver license to expire for one year or more, whether due to a license sanction or downgrading to an identification card, will be required to complete the Class E knowledge exam and vision exam prior to obtaining an original Class E driver license.

Customers who have completed the Class E knowledge exam that has not been applied to an issuance within one year of the exam date, are not valid for issuance and will require retesting. Examples of when a customer will be required to re-test for their original Class E driver license
include:

  1. Customer downgraded from a Class E to an ID card due to a license sanction and the driver license on record has been expired for one year or more.
  2. Customer’s Florida Class E expired, and the customer did not apply to renew the Florida driver license within the one-year delinquent renewal period.
  3. Customer is applying for an original Florida Class E license and their out-of-state driver license has been expired for one year or more.
  4. Customer completed their Class E knowledge exam and did not obtain their Class E driver license within one year of the exam pass date.