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WE WILL BE SERVING COLUMBIA
COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY

Our lobby at the LAKE CITY OFFICE is open, offering all services; property tax payments, motor vehicle tag /title transactions, boat registrations, business tax receipts, driver license services & concealed weapon permits. Lobby hours are 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday. 

Our drive-thru at the LAKE CITY OFFICE is open from 7:30am - 5:30pm for property tax payments and registration renewals. ALL TITLE TRANSACTIONS MUST BE DONE INSIDE THE MAIN LOBBY.  

Our FORT WHITE OFFICE is open each Wednesday, 8:00am - 4:30pm. NO DRIVING SKILL TESTS or CONCEALED WEAPON transactions are offered in the FORT WHITE OFFICE. Property tax payments, limited driver license services, & tag/title transactions will be done on a first come, first served basis.

Appointments for driver license services and concealed weapon permit services are available in our LAKE CITY OFFICE and will be served FIRST, based on appointment time. Use the blue buttons below to make an appointment.


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You may call us at 386-758-1077 or you can send us a message.

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Columbia County Tax Collector’s Office


Dear Citizens, as your Tax Collector, I am committed to providing you with a range of flexible services, as well as innovative methods to meet both your personal and business needs. The Tax Collector’s office offers you “one-stop shopping” for your tag renewals, title work, driver licenses, property taxes, business tax receipts, concealed weapon permits, and hunting/fishing privileges. The staff of the Tax Collector’s Office strives to serve you promptly and accurately, with the utmost courtesy and in a professional manner, using the most cost effective methods possible. It is an honor and privilege to serve you at your Tax Collector Office.

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July 24, 2018

Property Taxes

Property Tax Services, Services Grid

In October of each year, the Property Appraiser’s office certifies the Columbia County Tax rolls to the Tax Collector. The tax rolls contain the Name and Mailing Address of the property owner, the parcel identification number, the lega...

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July 24, 2018

Driver Licenses

Motorist Services, Services Grid

The Columbia County Tax Collector’s Office is an agent for the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. The office offers a variety of services including issuing Driver Licenses and ID Cards. Be advised that not all ser...

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July 24, 2018

Motor Vehicle Services

Motorist Services, Services Grid

The Columbia County Tax Collector's Office is an agent for the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. The office offers a variety of Motorist Services ranging from issuing Driver Licenses and ID Cards to renewing vehicl...

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August 10, 2018

Business Tax Receipts

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LOCAL BUSINESS TAX APPLICATION For your convenience you can download the application. If you need any assistance or have any questions please call 386-719-7463. To print out the Local Business Tax Application click here. Business Cost...

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July 24, 2018

Concealed Weapon Permits

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Concealed Weapon License Fast-Track Application Processing Fast track your Florida Concealed Weapon License application or renewal at our main office located in the Courthouse Annex, 135 NE Hernando Ave, Lake City, FL. 32055. There is a ...

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July 24, 2018

Hunting & Fishing Licenses

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The Tax Collector serves as an agent of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission by being the primary source for the sale and issuance of a variety of hunting and fishing licenses. The Tax Collector may designate and autho...

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December 28, 2018

Kids Tag Art

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The Columbia Tax Collector in partnership with the Columbia County School Board is excited to announce the Kids Tag Art program. Kids Tag Art is a school fundraising project that inspires elementary grade art students to design their own...

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Kids Tag Art


Kids Tag Art is a fundraising project that inspires elementary grade art students and raises money for the school's art program. A special thanks goes out to our Platinum Sponsor- Nutrien and our Gold Sponsors- Edward Jones, Baya Pharmacy, Walmart Transportation, First Federal Bank, & LKQ!

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