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FAQ: Recording

Declaration of Domicile

Declaration of Domicile - (561) 355-6214

What is a "Declaration of Domicile?" (FL Statute 222.17)

It is a legal document that

  • Defines where you reside and intend to maintain your permanent and principal home.
  • Declares that you are a bona fide resident of the State of Florida.

Where do I get forms?

"Declaration of Domicile" forms are available:

Where can I "record" my domicile?

At the Main Courthouse or any of our branch offices.

What legal identification is required?

Acceptable forms of identification include:

  • An identification card or driver's license issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.
  • A passport issued by the Department of State of the United States.
  • Other acceptable forms of Identification are described in Florida Statutes - Chapter 117.

What are the fees?

See Fees and Costs.

What payment type is accepted?

Cash, credit card, check or money order only in person, at any Clerk & Comptroller's office locations.


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