Homestead Exemption

"Confidence in Closing"


File for Homestead Online…See below to file in Palm Beach or Broward County

In order to file, you must reside on the property as of January 1st and Filing Deadline – March 1

What is Homestead Exemption?

Homestead tax exemptions exempt a certain dollar amount or percentage of home value from property taxes. They’re called “homestead” exemptions because they apply to primary residences, not rental properties or investment properties. You must live in the home to qualify for the tax break

Documentation necessary for application are:

1. Florida drivers license
2. Florida vehicle registration
3. Florida voter’s card
4. Social Security number
5. Alien registration card (if applicable)
6. Declaration of Domicile
7. Recorded deed or current tax bill
8. Death certificate (if applicable)
9. Property in Trust must complete the “Certificate of Trust” provided by the Property Appraiser’s Office

Where to File In:

Palm Beach County Homestead Exemption

Visit one of the five service centers to file in person.

Main Office & Downtown Service Center

County Governmental Center
Main Office – 5th Floor
Downtown Service Center (Exemptions) – 1st Floor
301 North Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

South County Service Center

14925 Cumberland Drive
Delray Beach, FL 33446

North County Service Center

3188 PGA Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Mid West County Service Center

200 Civic Center Way, Suite 200
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411

Belle Glade Service Center

2976 State Road 15
Belle Glade, FL 33430

Broward County Homestead Exemption

Visit one of the five service centers to file in person.


Broward County Governmental Center Annex
115 S. Andrews Avenue, Room A100
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 765-4697

North Broward Courthouse West Regional Courthouse

1600 W. Hillsboro Blvd 100 N. Pine Island Road-#120
Deerfield Beach, Fl 33442 Plantation, FL 33324
(954) 831-1270 (954) 831-2363

West Regional Courthouse

100 N. Pine Island Road, #120
Plantation, FL 33324
(954) 831-2363