When you move to Florida and become a resident you have 10 days to register your out of state vehicle. You are considered a Florida resident when you place your children in public schools, become employed, or otherwise establish Florida residency.
To register your out of state car you must complete an application for certificate of title — this form starts the process of transferring the title of your vehicle from your current state to Florida. To complete this form you will need:
The state of Florida will send the application for certificate of title to the state that you are moving from. Your previous state will send the title to Florida and Florida will create a Florida Vehicle Title for the vehicle.
To register any vehicle in Florida that does have a Florida registration there is an initial registration fee of $100. In addition you will pay a standard registration fee based on the vehicles weight as follows:
To register any vehicle in Florida you will need to show proof of Florida auto insurance — provided by a Florida agent.