Be sure to visit the FSU Admissions page on Establishing Residency
You will need to obtain the following documentations NOW so that you can apply for residency in one year. It is your responsibility to retain copies of all documentation and receipts for payment of documents.
It is recommended that you submit as many required documents as possible to justify your claim of Florida residency for tuition purposes; however, no claim of residency will be valid without at least one of the following documents and at least three documents total. (see the Admissions residency page for a full list).
This can be obtained at the courthouse located on 301 S. Monroe Street, Room 123. The approximate cost is $15. You will need to bring a government-issued ID. You will be signing a sworn affidavit attesting the date that you moved to Tallahassee. The office hours are Monday- Friday 8:30 am-5pm. (You will need to park on the street)
You can get a Florida Driver's License at one of the Motor Vehicle Service Centers (see below). Be sure to bring your social security card and your current driver's license. You will be giving up your current driver's license. You can visit their website for additional information on moving to Florida
For Vehicle Registration, Bring your current title, insurance card and information, driver's license, social security card and charge card or checkbook. Plates will cost approximately $100.00 in addition to other fees that vary for each student. For more information on vehicle registration visit FAQs on Registration of Motor Vehicles
Map to locations and website: Customer Service Locations
|I-10 and Thomasville Rd||1276 Metropolitan Blvd, Suite 102|
|Westside||870-1 Blountstown Hwy|
|Southside||3477 South Monroe Street|
|Cross Creek (Apalachee Parkway)||1210 Capitol Circle. SE|
|Lake Jackson||3840 North Monroe St, Suite 102|
Hours at all locations: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
You will need a voter's registration card when you apply for residency. You can get this when you get your driver's license. A Voter's registration card will be mailed to you approximately two weeks after you apply for your Florida driver's license.
Last updated 2016 November