Am I required to display a front license plate in Florida? Florida

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Florida is in the minority on this issue, as it's one of a dozen or so states in the country that doesn't require by law that vehicle owners display a front license plate.

But, you better be sure you're driving with at least a rear license plate. If you don't, you could be ticketed by FL police and receive a stiff fine for disobeying the law. And, don't forget to keep your registration current, too.

Obtaining Duplicate License Plates

To avoid those tickets and fines, make sure you order a replacement license plate in the event yours becomes damaged or goes missing. Just fill out the Replacement License Plate, Validation Decal, or Parking Permit form, bring it to a county tax collector's office with your current registration and pay the replacement fee.

If your plate was stolen and you reported this to police, you won't have to pay anything. The same applies if you've already been cited for driving with missing or stolen plates.

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