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First Manatee South County Tag Agency - 5756 14th Street West, Bradenton
Dealers can make an appointment at the First Manatee South County Tag Agency. To schedule the appointment, visit the auto tag agency website. They also offer a free courier service, extended hours and Saturday hours, no transaction limits (see note below), and a one-business-day turnaround for drop-off work.
Note: After 5 p.m., only three deals may be waited on. The dealer lobby closes at 5:45 p.m.
DeSoto office - 819 301 Boulevard West, Bradenton
All dealer work must be dropped off at the Express Lockers located in the drive thru of our DeSoto Office. A signed Control Sheet for Dealer Work must be submitted with the drop-off work. It is preferred that the control sheet, drop-off work, and payment be placed in an envelope or folder when dropped off at the Express Lockers.
For instructions on picking up and dropping off your work using the Express Lockers, please view the Express Lockers video.
Dealers who have a transactional question, need to request secure forms (82994, 82995, etc.), add or update dealer information, or have any other questions must submit a request though the link below. Dealer questions have a 3-business day turnaround, not including the date we receive the request. It is suggested to use the FLHSMV's procedures for research and timely answers to transactional questions.