Archive for year: 2021
There can be many reasons why you may not be able to renew your Florida vehicle registration online. When this occurs, you must go in to a local Tag Agency or Tax Collectors office to process this renewal in person. Broward Tag and Title makes this a fast and simple process. We are not offering phone renewal services to help you skip the line. All phone renewals are mailed out the same day and most customers receive their renewed vehicle registration within a day of it being mailed. Don’t know why you cannot renew your registration online? Call us today and we can look up your vehicle and give you some clarity and peace of mind. Main Office: 954-317-1769
Specialty License Plates AKA Vanity License Plates
With over 130 Specialty Florida License Plates to choose from why wouldn’t you personalize your car with a License Plate that shows what you support? The fact is many people do not understand how to get a Personalized License Plate or a Specialty License Plate in Florida. Broward Tag and Title has made this process quite simple for its clients. You can browse through all the different Specialty License Plates and request the Plate of your choice by CLICKING HERE.
Florida Specialty License Plates support fund raisers and non profits throughout the state. A portion of your yearly vehicle registration fee goes to the organization that is represented by your Specialty License Plate. Most Specialty License Plate requests take less than a day or two for processing and are mailed out securely to you with tracking.
Personalized License Plates
Florida drivers for years had to request a Personalized License Plate in person at any local Tag Agency. Broward Tag and Title has removed the trouble of having to request this Plate in person and has created an online portal for Personalized License Plate requests. Now Florida drivers can request a Personalized License Plate from the comfort of their home. CLICK HERE to request your very own Personalized License Plate today.
Many customers ask how to apply for a Handicap Parking Permit. Below is a breakdown of how Handicap Parking Permits are issued and how to do so. Section 320.0848, Florida Statutes, provides the authorization for the issuance of disabled person parking permits for both long-term and short-term mobility impairments and those certified as legally blind by an optometrist. Permits may be issued to driver license and ID card holders.
Disabled parking permits can be issued in two ways:
Permanent Parking Permit – Persons with long-term mobility impairments, or who are certified as legally blind, qualify for a permanent disabled person parking permit or license plate. Permanent permits and license plates are valid for four years and must be renewed by the permit holder’s birthdate. There is no fee for this parking permit.
Temporary Parking Permit – Persons with short-term mobility impairments may receive a temporary disabled parking permit for up to six months as specified by a certifying medical authority. If the need for the temporary disabled person parking permit exceeds six months, an additional temporary permit may be issued.
Any customer applying for a new permit or renewing or replacing their current disabled parking permit must provide a completed HSMV 83039 form, Application For Disabled Person Parking Permit, completed and signed by a certifying medical authority. The certifying medical authority must sign within 12 months prior to submitting the application. If you are replacing a permit that has been reported lost or stolen, you must also provide a completed HSMV 83039 form.
Once you have completed the HSMV 83039 form please return the completed form to Broward Tag and Title for processing and issuance of the Handicap Parking Permit.
Certifying medical authorities include:
- A physician licensed under Chapter 458 medical practice, Chapter 459 osteopathic medicine or Chapter 460 chiropractic medicine;
- A podiatric physician licensed under Chapter 461;
- An optometrist licensed under Chapter 463 (sight only);
- An advanced practice registered nurse licensed under Chapter 464, under the protocol of a licensed physician as stated above;
- A physician assistant licensed under Chapter 458 or Chapter 459; or
- A similarly licensed physician from another state if the application is accompanied by documentation of the physician’s licensure in the other state and a completed HSMV 83039 form signed by the out-of-state physician verifying his or her knowledge of this state’s eligibility guidelines.
Disabled person parking permits:
- Must only be used by the permit holder. The permit holder must have their Florida driver license or ID card on-hand when using the permit.
- Must be hung from the rear-view mirror, with the permit number visible from the front of the vehicle, when the vehicle is parked. The permit should not hang from the rear-view mirror when the vehicle is in motion.
- Must have a valid, yellow registration decal attached to both sides of the permit.
- Must display on one side, the permit holder’s driver license or ID card number, or the authorized organization’s FEID number.
If you cannot renew your Florida vehicle registration online you may have stops preventing you from doing so. The most common reason is a Toll Hold. A registration stop is when the State of Florida puts a hold on your vehicle registration for a number of possible reasons.
- Toll Hold, you owe money for using a toll road somewhere in the State of Florida.
- Financial Responsibility stop, You owe money to either the State of Florida or another third party for a transaction related to your vehicle.
- Insurance Stop, your insurance coverage has lapsed and you need to provide new insurance information.
- DL suspension, you currently have a suspension on your Drivers License preventing you from renewing the registration on your vehicle.
Broward Tag and Title can assist you with resolving many of these issues. If you have a registration stop call Broward Tag and Title and one of our helpful clerks can assist you. Phone: 954-317-1769.
With so many people moving to Florida everyday we see a steady influx of questions in regards to out of state title transfers and registering your vehicle in Florida. The goal of this article is to give you a step by step breakdown of how to register your out of state vehicle in Florida.
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Get a Florida Drivers License. The easiest way to get your vehicle registered in Florida begins with obtaining a FL Drivers License. Once you have one we can then register the vehicle to this Drivers License and to the address linked to that Drivers License.
Obtain the title to the vehicle that you wish to register. There are multiple ways of doing this. If you own the vehicle and do not have a loan through a bank then you most likely already have your physical paper title to the vehicle. If you do currently have a loan on the vehicle then we at Broward Tag and Title would have to submit a request to the financial institution requesting the title for transfer. The same process applies to leased vehicles as well. Once Broward Tag and Title submits the request to the financial institution we must wait for the institution to complete the request and send us the title.
Complete the transfer and issue a FL License Plate. Once we receive the title from either you or your financial institution; we will then complete the transfer.