When you buy a home, you have until March 1 to file for homestead exemption and potentially save thousands in property taxes. Filing for homestead exemption in St. Lucie County can be intimidating and confusing, but the process is actually simple. This post aims to give you the St. Lucie County homestead exemption information and resources you need to get the job done.
If you need information for Martin County, you can visit our Martin County Homestead Exemption Information post. For complete homestead exemption information, talk to a real estate attorney, tax expert, or visit Florida Department of Revenue.
Items Needed to File for Homestead Exemption in St. Lucie County
- Date of permanent Florida residency
- Date of permanent occupancy in home
- Date of birth of applicant and spouse
- Social security number of application and spouse
- Address listed on your last IRS return
- Last year’s address
- Driver’s License
- Permanent Resident Alien Card (Green Card), if not a US Citizen
St. Lucie County Homestead Exemption Information
Starting the process of applying for homestead exemption in St. Lucie County, you can visit the St. Lucie County Property Appraiser website or visit one of the branch offices listed below. You can start the homestead exemption application online, but make sure you have the items needed to make the most of your time.
St. Lucie County Property Appraiser Offices
2300 Virginia Ave, Ft. Pierce, FL 34982 (Open Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM)
1664 SE Walton Rd. #104, Port St. Lucie, FL 35952 (Open Monday – Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM)
250 NW Country Club Dr., Port St. Lucie, FL 34986 (Open Monday – Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM)