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A Florida eviction notice form to pay rent is a written document that states a tenant has a certain number of days to pay the rent 3 in Florida or to vacate the premises. Additionally, there are other notice forms for other possible grounds for evictions in Florida.

Read further to learn about what information is required on an eviction notice for it to be valid, legally acceptable ways of delivering notices and types of notices for all possible grounds for evictions.

Information Required for all Florida Notices

A landlord is expected to provide some basic information on all notices. This information includes:

  • The tenant(s) name
  • The description of the rental property
  • The address of the rental property
  • A statement informing the tenant that the notice is being provided pursuant to Florida Statute 83 56

Acceptable Ways of Delivering Notices

In the state of Florida, a landlord may provide a written eviction notice to his/her tenant in a variety of ways. The eviction notice may be:

  • Personally delivered to the tenant at the rental property
  • Mailed using regular mail, registered mail, or certified mail. It is advised that the landlord obtain a receipt indicating that the notice was delivered
  • Left in a conspicuous place at the rental property

Types of Eviction Notices

Each possible grounds for eviction has its own process and notice requirements.

3 Day Notice to Pay or Quit

In the state of Florida, a landlord must provide a tenant with a written eviction notice before proceeding with the eviction process. When a landlord seeks to reclaim possession of a rental property because a tenant has failed to pay rent, he/she must first provide a written 3 Day Notice to Pay or Quit, before proceeding with filing a Summons and Complaint with the court.

Along with the information required on all Florida notices, this notice must include:

  • A statement indicating the date upon which the tenant must vacate the property if rent is not paid
  • A statement indicating the amount of outstanding rent due with an accounting of the amount owed
  • A statement informing the tenant that the landlord is demanding payment within 3 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays) from the date of delivery of the notice

Get the downloadable 3-Day Notice to Pay or Quit form template below (.pdf direct link).

7 Day Notice to Quit (Non-Compliance)

In the state of Florida, a landlord must first provide a tenant with a written notice for Non-compliance when he/she seeks to reclaim possession of a rental property when a tenant has violated terms of the lease agreement. If the tenant has broken an aspect of the lease that may be resolved, the landlord must provide a 7 Day Notice to Cure or Vacate. If the violation is sufficient to create an incurable violation, the landlord is not required to provide the tenant the option of remedying the violation and may provide the tenant with a written 7 Day Unconditional Notice.

Along with the information required on all Florida notices, this notice must include:

  • A statement indicating the terms of the lease that have been violated
  • If the tenant has the option of remedying the violation, the notice must include the way in which the tenant may remedy the violation to the lease agreement
  • A statement indicating that the tenant must either remedy or vacate the property within the amount of time allowed

Get the downloadable Florida Eviction Notice for Noncompliance form template below (.pdf direct link).


Get the downloadable 7 Day Unconditional Notice form template below (.pdf direct link).

Lease Termination Notice for “At-Will” Tenants – 15 Day Notice to Terminate Tenancy & 7 Day Notice to Vacate

When a Florida landlord is seeking to end the tenancy of a month-to-month “at-will” tenant, he/she must first make the tenant aware of his/her intention to end the rental agreement. This is done by providing the tenant with the appropriate Notice to Terminate Tenancy. When a landlord seeks to end the tenancy of a weekly tenant, he/she will need to provide the tenant with a 7 Day Notice to Vacate.

Along with the information required on all Florida notices, this notice must include:

  • The date upon which the tenancy will end
  • A statement indicating that the tenant must vacate the property by the date indicated

Get the downloadable 15 Day Notice to Terminate Tenancy form template below (.pdf direct link).


Get the downloadable 7 Day Notice to Vacate form template below (.pdf direct link).