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How to File for Homestead Exemption

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File Online

Congratulations Homeowner and Thank You for E-Filing!

You are about to file your Homestead Exemption application for 2014 on-line. 

In keeping with my goal of quicker, easier and friendlier service to our customers, we have developed this application for you to file on-line.

Continue To The Online Application

It's Safe, Secure and Easy! In order to file on-line, you must have received a Homestead Letter from our office with your individually assigned User-Login and Password. You should receive this packet approximately 4 to 6 weeks following your real estate closing.

If you have not received this letter or have misplaced your User-Login and Password, simply call us at (407) 836-5044 between 8:00a.m. and 5:00p.m. weekdays and one of our customer service specialists will promptly mail you a new one.

Once you have completed the application, please print and retain for your records.

Sincerely,

RICK SINGH, CFA 
Orange County Property Appraiser

File By Mail

We are pleased to offer you the convenience of filing by mail for your Homestead exemption. To make application for Homestead exemption, you must own and occupy your home prior to January 1st of the year in which you make application. The deadline to file is March 3rd.

Follow these steps to file by mail:

Step 1: Print the application form and instructions

Application Form and Instructions

Application Form and Instructions (Incl. DR-501DV form for combat related disability)

Step 2: Review the requirements listed below in this section and obtain the appropriate documents such as deed, driver's license, etc.

Documentation

Step 3: Once completed, submit your application by March 3rd to:

RICK SINGH, CFA
Orange County Property Appraiser
Attention: Exemptions
200 S. Orange Avenue Suite 1700
Orlando FL 32801

File In Person

Please bring all required documentation (see above) with you to:

Orange County Property Appraiser
200 S. Orange Avenue Suite 1700
Orlando FL 32801
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
(Located in the SunTrust Tower, 17th Floor)