Due to the sharp rise of COVID-19 cases Illinois Driver Facilities will be closing until early December


As the coronavirus pandemic is getting worse with every day across the state of Illinois, Secretary of State Jesse White announced that the driver’s facilities will be closed. The expected day to reopen will be scheduled for December 7, 2020.  

While DMV Facilities remain closed, some services will be available online. Drivers will be able to renew their license plate stickers and renew driver’s license is also available only to qualified persons. Drivers that are qualified to renew their license online will receive a letter from the Secretary of State office that will have a PIN that would allow renewal online. 

Secretary of State Jesse White also announced that the expiration date for driver’s license and ID cards will be extended until June 1, 2021. This special extension includes those who have expiration dates marked for February, March, April and May 2021. Commercial driver license holders and commercial permit holders are excluded from this extension because of federal requirements.  


There will be seven facilities across the state that will be offering drive-thru services for license plate sticker transactions only. These are the facilities that will be offering this service:  

Chicago North 5401 N. Elston Ave.  

Chicago South (opens Nov. 19), 9901 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.  


Chicago West 5301 W. Lexington St.  

Rockford-Central 3720 E. State St.  


Macomb 466 Deer Rd.  

Springfield Dirksen 2701 S. Dirksen Parkway  


Tilton #5 Southgate Dr.  

Also, CDL facilities will remain open for CDL written and road exams. The Secretary of State Jesse White encourages the residents of Illinois to take full advantage of online services offered by the DMV. For more information and links to online services please visit https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/  

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