FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 29, 2016
Brenna Haggar, Manager of Public Affairs
727-902-9666 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Online driver license and vehicle registration renewal services will be unavailable May 6-9, 2016, residents are encouraged to renew early
Due to technical relocation, online services will be unavailable statewide
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, APRIL 29, 2016 – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles’ servers will be relocated the weekend of May 6-9, 2016, which means that online driver license and motor vehicle services through gorenew.com will be unavailable. Gorenew.com is the online portal Pinellas County residents are directed to through the Pinellas County Tax Collector’s website for driver license and motor vehicle renewals.
Impacted services will go offline at 8 p.m., Friday, May 6 and are scheduled to be restored by 8 a.m. Monday, May 9.
Residents that know their driver license, identification card, or vehicle registration will expire on or before May 10, are strongly encouraged to go online or visit an office to renew on or before 5 p.m. Friday, May 6 to ensure their license, ID card, and/or registration does not expire. Please visit taxcollect.com for online services and office locations.
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ABOUT THE PINELLAS COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR’S OFFICE: The Pinellas County Tax Collector’s Office is a constitutionally elected office. Responsibilities include collecting and distributing state and local taxes and providing driver license and motor vehicle registration services to Pinellas County residents. The Office received the 2013 Governor’s Sterling Award for performance excellence. For more information, visit taxcollect.com/newsroom.