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Title XXIII
MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 322
DRIVER LICENSES
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F.S. 322.17
322.17 Replacement licenses and permits.
(1)(a) In the event that an instruction permit or driver license issued under the provisions of this chapter is lost or destroyed, the person to whom the same was issued may, upon payment of the appropriate fee pursuant to s. 322.21, obtain a replacement upon furnishing proof satisfactory to the department that such permit or license has been lost or destroyed, and further furnishing the full name, date of birth, sex, residence and mailing address, proof of birth satisfactory to the department, and proof of identity satisfactory to the department.
(b) In the event that an instruction permit or driver license issued under the provisions of this chapter is stolen, the person to whom the same was issued may, at no charge, obtain a replacement upon furnishing proof satisfactory to the department that such permit or license was stolen and further furnishing the full name, date of birth, sex, residence and mailing address, proof of birth satisfactory to the department, and proof of identity satisfactory to the department.
(2) Upon the surrender of the original license and the payment of the appropriate fees pursuant to s. 322.21, the department shall issue a replacement license to make a change in name, address, or restrictions.
(3) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, if a licensee establishes his or her identity for a driver license using an identification document authorized under s. 322.08(2)(c)7. or 8., the licensee may not obtain a duplicate or replacement instruction permit or driver license except in person and upon submission of an identification document authorized under s. 322.08(2)(c)7. or 8.
(4) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section or s. 322.21, the department shall, if necessary, issue or renew a replacement driver license at no charge to an inmate if the department determines that he or she has a valid driver license. If the replacement driver license is scheduled to expire within 6 months, the department may also issue a temporary permit valid for at least 6 months after the release date.
History.s. 29, ch. 19551, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 4151(643); s. 29, ch. 20451, 1941; s. 1, ch. 71-73; s. 2, ch. 75-228; s. 1, ch. 77-174; s. 5, ch. 85-98; s. 1, ch. 88-322; s. 39, ch. 89-282; ss. 52, 53, ch. 90-132; s. 74, ch. 93-120; s. 6, ch. 95-326; s. 38, ch. 95-333; s. 3, ch. 2002-259; s. 78, ch. 2005-164; s. 31, ch. 2008-176; s. 2, ch. 2014-193.