Jerry Holland, Property Appraiser

Eligibility Requirements & Instructions

  • You must be a permanent resident of Florida residing on the property as your primary residence as of January 1st.
  • The deadline to submit the application for exemption is March 1st (for the year in which you wish to qualify)

The following is a list of the documents that you will be asked to provide information about. Please have these documents available while completing the application:

  • Florida Drivers Licenses or Identification cards. Will need to provide ID# and issue date. Must reflect the permanent residence address.
  • Vehicle registrations. Will need to provide tag# and issue date. Must reflect the permanent residence address.
  • Voters registrations. Will need to provide ID# and issue date. Must reflect the permanent residence address.
  • Permanent Resident Alien Cards. Will need to provide ID# and issue date. A legible copy will also be required to be submitted to the office.

The following is a list of information that you will be asked to provide during the application process:

  • Date of birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Date of permanent Florida residence
  • Date of occupancy
  • Date of property purchase
  • Mailing address listed on last IRS tax return
  • Address of previous residence
  • Address of other property owned
  • Telephone number
  • Place of employment and telephone number

If you are married AND your spouse is NOT filing for homestead exemption, you will be asked to provide the following information:

  • Name of spouse
  • Primary residence address for spouse
  • Social Security Number of spouse
  • Date of birth of spouse
  • Does your spouse receive any resident based benefit (such as but not limited to credits, exemptions, rebates, rollbacks, discounts, STAR, etc)? If so, at what property address?
Online Homestead Application System for Duval County, version 2.0.4