Licensing Information

Licensing Information

Below is information of local licenses obtainable in the county of Indian River.

Boat Registration
For information about Boat Registration & Title
For information about Florida Boating Safety Course

Drivers License
Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles - Drivers License
Information on Drivers Licenses for New Florida Residents
The Florida Driver Handbook by chapter

Firearms and Concealed Weapons
The following 2 sites provide information regarding all types of weapons.
Florida Department of State, Division of Licensing
Florida Gun Law in Plain English also provides reciprocity information.

Freshwater Fishing License (772) 778-5094
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, Dv of Freshwater Fisheries

Saltwater Fishing License (772) 778-5094
Florida Saltwater Fishing License - CyberAngler

Hunting License (772) 778-5094
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, Hunting & Fishing

Marriage License
Indian River County Courthouse, 2000 20th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960 (772) 226-3175
8:00 am-4:30 pm.
No waiting period for Florida residents who have both completed a state sanctioned marriage preparation course within the last 12 months. There is a three-day waiting period for Florida residents who have not taken the course. Current Fees: $93.50 - cash only. Couples who have completed a state-sanctioned marriage preparation course within the past 12 months are entitled to a discount of $32.50. No blood test requirement. For more information, please call the number above, or go to
State of Florida Marriage License Requirements.

Pet Licenses and Vaccination
All dogs and cats over the age of 4 months are required to be vaccinated by a licensed veterinarian and a county animal license purchased annually (proof of vaccination required) at the County's Emergency Services' Animal Control (772) 226-4799.

Local Business Tax (formerly known as Occupational License Tax)

County License
-Main Office - (772) 226-1338 - 1800 27th Street-Bldg B
(County Admin Complex), Vero Beach, FL 32960
-West Office - (772) 226-1109 - 1860 82nd Avenue, Suite 102
(Ameritrend Commerce Center), Vero Beach, FL 32966
-Sebastian Office - (772) 226-1143 - 1921 U.S. Highway #1
(Sebastian Corners), Sebastian, FL 32958 

City License
-City of Vero Beach, 1053 20th Place, Vero Beach, FL 32960 (772) 978-4550.
-City of Sebastian, 1225 Main St, Sebastian, FL 32958 (772) 589-5330.
-City of Fellsmere, 21 South Cypress St, Fellsmere, FL 32948 (772) 571-0116.

Indian River County seal Licensing Information

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