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Address Changes

It is important to keep your mailing and physical address current. Whenever an address change needs to be reported, please follow the corresponding instructions:

License Plates (Tags), Decal & Titles


To change an address regarding vehicle, vessel and mobile home owners, please use one of the following methods:

Online Address Changes - Address changes may be made online using the State of Florida's online renewal system (GoRenew.com). Click here to access GoRenew.com.

Mail-in Address Changes - To change an address by mail, write to:

Tax Collector's Office for Polk County
Motor Vehicle Services
P.O. Box 1779
Bartow, Florida 33831-1779

Note: Print the owner's name, the tag, decal, and/or registration number, old address, new address, and include the signature of the owner.


In Person - To change an address in person, please visit a Tax Collector's Service Center. Click here for locations...

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Driver Licenses & ID Cards


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Florida Driver License and ID Card holders must keep their driver license address current and have them updated with a new address within ten days of moving.

ATTENTION: A fee of $31.25 is charged to make an address change. Additional fees are applied when credit cards are accepted. Proof of citizenship or legal presence may be required for renewal, duplicate, or replacement licenses. Please come prepared to present an identification document as proof of citizenship or legal presence.

Online Address Changes - Address changes may be made online using the State of Florida's online renewal system (GoRenew.com). Click here to access GoRenew.com

Mail-in Address Changes - To change a Driver License or ID Card by mail, just print the Change Of Address form, and mail the completed form to the address below. Submit a $25 check or money order made payable to: Division of Driver Licenses along with the completed form. A replacement license or ID Card reflecting your the new residential address will be mailed accordingly (the new mailing address will be updated to ensure you receive the new license).

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In Person - Address changes may be made at any Florida Driver License Office. Click here for local Driver License Office locations and business hours.

Bureau of Credentialing Services
P. O. Box 5775 Tallahassee
FL 32314-5775

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Property Taxes


For a change of mailing address regarding property tax account holders, the Property Appraiser advises the following:

Complete and submit a National Change of Address form available at any U.S. Post office, or go to the address change section of the USPS website and complete Online Address Change Form.

For further questions or comments regarding property tax address policy, please contact the Property Appraiser's Office.

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County Local Business Taxes


For a change of mailing address regarding county local business tax receipts (previously referred to as county occupational licenses), write to:

Tax Collector's Office for Polk County
County Local Business Tax Administration
P.O. Box 2016
Bartow, Florida 33831-2016
Note: Print the account holder's name, the applicable account number, old address, new address, and include the signature of the account holder.

Also Note: If the address change includes a business location change, then a location change fee is due. Click here for more information.

In Person - To change an address in person, please visit a Tax Collector's Service Center. Click here for locations.

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Tourist Development Taxes


For a change of mailing address regarding tourist development tax account holders, write to:

Tax Collector's Office for Polk County
Tourist Development Tax Administration
P.O. Box 2016
Bartow, Florida 33831-2016

Note: Print the account holder's name, the applicable account number, old address, new address, and include the signature of the account holder.

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Voter Registration


Online Address Changes - To apply for voter registration or change your voter registration address online, click here.

Mail or In Person Address Changes - To apply for voter registration, change your voter registration address by mail or in person, or for other voter information, please visit the Polk County Supervisor of Elections Office website, click here.

Note: Individuals can apply for voter registration while doing their driver license business. A driver license examiner will ask qualified individuals, who are seeking a Driver License or ID Card, if they would like to apply for voter registration, address or party affiliation change, and provide them with an application of registration or changes. The voter registration application is then forwarded to the local Supervisor of Elections' Office, and the official registration card will be mailed later from the local Supervisor of Elections. For more information about driver license address changes, click here

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