Welcome Illinois Drivers
This page is all about you and your needs. We’ve gone directly to the Illinois government source to gather all the facts you need about driving and vehicle ownership in Illinois. All that information is here in one place in an easy-to-use format.
You don’t have to go to several sites to find information on how to get a driver’s license in Illinois or insurance requirements or educational opportunities. Need information on how to buy, sell and register a motor vehicle in Illinois? That’s all here, too. We’ve also gathered information on how to pay your traffic violations and when those violations threaten your driving privileges in Illinois. Address changes, forms, and requesting your driving and criminal records are all covered here too.
Basically, we’ve done everything we can to ensure you a smooth ride in Illinois. Now, the rest is up to you. Whether you’re a new driver, experienced driver, vehicle seller, or vehicle buyer, take a spin through our site and find what you need to succeed.
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How can I renew my driver's license in Illinois?
There are different ways to renew a driver's license in Illinois. One way is to renew it online if you are eligible for the online renewal process. You will receive a letter with the required PIN approximately 90 days before your driver's license or ID card expires. Once you have received your renewal letter providing the PIN or Renewal Authorization Number, you can renew your driver's license online by visiting the Illinois Secretary of State (SOS) website and following the instructions. You can also renew your driver's license through the mail by following the instructions on the renewal notice that you receive. Finally, you can renew your driver's license by calling the SOS and following your notice instruction to renew by phone
What are the requirements for car registration in Illinois?
To register a car in Illinois, you must be an Illinois resident and provide proof of car insurance, the vehicle title, an odometer disclosure statement, and an Application for a Vehicle Transaction (Form VSD 190). If you bought your vehicle in Illinois, you must register it no more than 20 days after purchase.
The registration fee in Illinois varies depending on the type of vehicle you own. Passenger vehicles and trucks cost between $151 and $164, while motorcycles cost $41