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In order to operate a vehicle in the United States, you will need to obtain a U.S. driver’s license. If you plan to purchase a vehicle, you will need to register the vehicle and obtain auto insurance.

The Florida DMV website, www.dmvflorida.org, has detailed information regarding driving in the U.S.

You can make an appointment online using this site to obtain your driver’s license (appointments are required).

In addition, the car must be registered in your name or have PIP (Personal Injury Protection Insurance) coverage. Bring your foreign license, passport with student visa, and Form I-20 to your appointment.

  • 8001 Pembroke Rd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025
  • Link:: www.flhsmv.gov
  • (954) 497-1570
  • Midas
    • 12391 Pembroke Rd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025
    • Link:: Midas
    • (954) 442-8883
  • Tires Plus
    • 9870 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
    • Link:: Tires Plus
    • (954) 800-5120
  • Autozone
    • 1708 N University Dr, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
    • Link:: Autozone
    • (954) 438-1216
    • Hertz
      • 601 SW 77th Way, Pembroke Pines, FL 33023
      • Link:: hertz.com
      • (954) 986-8734
    • Sixt
      • 1001 South State Road 7, Hollywood, FL 33023
      • Link:: sixt.com
      • (954) 962-2707
    • Alamo
      • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), 600 Terminal Dr #202, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
      • Located in: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
      • Link:: alamo.com
      • (800) 992-9823
  • Geico, State Farm, Progressive, etc.
  • Wells Fargo: 8900 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
  • TD Bank: 11825 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
  • Bank of America: 8398 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

We recommend urgent care centers rather than hospitals as they are typically more expensive than urgent care centers. And they can treat many minor emergencies as well as general health problems.

Urgent Care - Walk in medical clinic

  • MD Now: 9650 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
  • Memorial Pembroke 24/7: 801 S Douglas Rd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025

Local Hospital for Medical Emergencies

  • Memorial Hospital: 7029 Taft St, Hollywood, FL 33021
  • Leslie Shawn: 400 N Hiatus Rd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026 (954) 442-3434
  • Michael Formisiano: 4437 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33021 (954) 989-4110
  • USPS: 7972 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

This list only represents the popular options among our students. We recommend that you independently research each option that interests you and choose the one that best fits your needs.

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