- 1 How do I transfer my out-of-state drivers license to Illinois?
- 2 What documents do I need to get my license in Illinois?
- 3 Do you have to retake your driving test if you move to Illinois?
- 4 What can you use for proof of residency in Illinois?
- 5 Can I drive in Illinois with an out-of-state license?
- 6 How much does a real ID cost in Illinois?
- 7 How long does it take to get your driver’s license in Illinois?
- 8 Do you have to take a written test to renew your license in Illinois?
- 9 How much does it cost to get your license renewed in Illinois?
- 10 How long do you have to change your address on your license in Illinois?
- 11 What can be used for proof of address?
- 12 Can I use my tax return as proof of residency?
- 13 What kind of mail counts as proof of residency?
How do I transfer my out-of-state drivers license to Illinois?
I’ve Got a Valid Out-of-State License
- APPLY IN PERSON. You must apply for the license in person at a Secretary of State Facility.
- BRING DOCUMENTATION.
- COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM.
- PASS A VISION TEST.
- PASS A WRITTEN EXAM.
- SURRENDER YOUR OUT-OF-STATE DRIVER’S LICENSE.
- PAY THE DRIVER’S LICENSE FEE.
- HAVE YOUR PICTURE TAKEN.
What documents do I need to get my license in Illinois?
To receive an Illinois driver’s license/ID card, you must provide acceptable forms of identification to prove your legal name, date of birth, Social Security number, residency and signature.
Do you have to retake your driving test if you move to Illinois?
Do drivers moving to Illinois have to retake the written test again? Yes, when you move to Illinois you’ll need to pass the written test when you transfer your out-of-state license.
What can you use for proof of residency in Illinois?
Proof of IL Residency
- IL driver’s license.
- Tax Return Transcript with Illinois address.
- IL voter’s registration card.
- State of IL identification card issued by the Secretary of State.
- Utility or rent bills in the parent’s name.
- Residential lease in the parent’s name.
- Property tax bill.
- IL auto registration card.
Can I drive in Illinois with an out-of-state license?
If you have a valid driver’s license from another state or country, you may use it to drive in Illinois throughout your stay (if you do not plan to become a permanent resident of this state). Illinois does not recognize the international driver’s license.
How much does a real ID cost in Illinois?
A REAL ID card will cost the same as a driver’s license ($30) or a state ID ($20). -For proof of identity, a passport, a U.S. birth certificate, an employment authorization document, or a permanent resident card will be accepted. -Residents will also need to provide proof of their Social Security number.
How long does it take to get your driver’s license in Illinois?
How long does it take to get the new DL/ID in the mail? Individuals should allow up to 15 business days. The temporary secure paper document is valid for up to 90 days.
Do you have to take a written test to renew your license in Illinois?
A driver is required to take a written test at least once every eight years if traffic convictions have occurred. Everyone must have his or her vision screened when applying for a renewal, with the exception of Safe Driver Renewals. All persons age 75 or older must take a driving test at each renewal.
How much does it cost to get your license renewed in Illinois?
Fees for Driver’s License Renewal in Illinois The cost of a drivers license renewal is: $30 for people between the ages of 21 and 68 years old. $5 for drivers who are under age 20 and seniors between the ages of 69 to 80 years old. $2 for people aged 81 and older.
How long do you have to change your address on your license in Illinois?
Per Illinois law you will have just 30 days to update your address with the Department of Driver Services after you move. Thankfully, there are two ways to do this for a non-commercial license, though you’ll have to go with option two if you also want a new driver’s license with your updated address.
What can be used for proof of address?
Proof of Address
- Valid Driver’s License.
- Property Tax Receipt.
- Posted Mail with name of applicant.
- Utility Bill.
- Lease Agreement.
- Insurance Card.
- Voter Registration Card.
- College Enrollment Papers.
Can I use my tax return as proof of residency?
Yes. You can prove the utilities with bank records reflecting you paid them. You can also prove residence with the address on your driver’s license, tax forms such as W2 and other mail that you receive at your address.
What kind of mail counts as proof of residency?
Any piece of mail from a city, county, state, or federal government agency can be used as proof of residency. This includes letters mailed to you from a court or municipal center, the DMV, Social Security, or any government department.