Deadline extended, penalties waived for expiring driver licenses, ID cards

Emergency order aims to keep Lee County residents out of harm’s way

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 16, 2020) – In a response to the current health emergency, all driver licenses and identification cards in the state of Florida expiring between March 16 and April 15, 2020 will have a 30-day extension to renew, according to an emergency order issued by Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Any delinquent renewal fees incurred during the extension period will be waived.

More than 4,000 Lee County residents will be impacted by Executive Order 20-52.

The Lee County Tax Collector is urging Lee County residents to call or visit the official website before coming to any of its locations. Many services can be accomplished online or over the phone and do not require an in-person visit. Visit or call 239-533-6000 with any questions prior to your visit.

About Lee County Tax Collector

The Lee County Tax Collector (LCTC) exists to serve the citizens of Lee County. The office takes pride in organizational excellence and offering exemplary customer service and operates by the credo of “We’ve got your back.” The LCTC operates, the official interactive website of the tax collector, which allows county residents to quickly and easily take care of motor vehicle and vessel registration, pay property taxes, make appointments for concealed weapon permits and more. The agency operates seven service centers open daily throughout the county to provide efficient, convenient services. The LCTC works to provide innovative and quality service that supports the growth and sustainability of the community. For more information, visit or follow Lee County Tax Collector on social media.

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In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have postponed our large gatherings of events and programs through May 31.
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