E-file Instructions

E-File: Homestead Exemption Instructions


On the following screens, you will be asked to:

  1. Create an E-file user account.
  2. Activate your new user account.
  3. Log into the E-file system and complete the application process.

    Please have the following information available for all applicants:
    • Valid Florida driver license or Florida identification card
    • Florida vehicle tag number and/or voter registration
    • Social Security number, Date of Birth, Date of Occupancy, Marital Status and Phone number


NOTE: Disclosure of your social security number is mandatory and confidential. It is required by section 196.011(1), Florida Statutes. The social security number will be used to verify taxpayer identity information and homestead exemption information submitted to property appraisers.