With the coronavirus pandemic worsening across Illinois, statewide driver services facilities will be closed for nearly three weeks. This will start today, Tuesday, Nov. 17, Secretary of State Jesse White announced last week.
Facilities are expected to reopen on Monday, Dec. 7, according to a news release from state officials.
In the meantime, drivers will be able to conduct several types of transactions online including renewing a license plate sticker, renewing a valid driver’s license for qualified individuals, and filing business services documents.
The expiration date for driver’s licenses and ID cards, White announced, will also be extended until June 1, 2021. The extension includes those who have February, March, April and May 2021 expiration dates.
Due to federal requirements, commercial driver license holders and commercial permit holders are excluded from the extension.
Those who are eligible for online driver’s license renewal will receive a letter from the Secretary of State’s office with a PIN necessary for online renewal, according to officials.