Illinois Secretary of State Departments and Driver Services Facilities Reopen Today


GRANITE CITY, Illinois – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that all State Departments Secretariat will reopen for in-person transactions, including Driver Services facilities, on Monday, January 24, 2022. This comes after Governor JB Pritzker announced earlier this month that they were to close due to increased COVID cases.

These facilities were closed on January 3 due to the upsurge in COVID-19 cases across the state. In line transactions remained open to all departments to perform office services. Masks and social distancing are mandatory when they reopen.

Customers who wish to make an appointment at one of the select driver services facilities requiring appointments can do it from Monday morning. Visit for a list of Driver Services facilities requiring appointments. Driver Services facilities that operate Tuesday through Saturday will reopen on Tuesday, January 25.

White has extended all expiration dates for driver’s licenses and ID cards through March 31, 2022. Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDLs) and CDL Learner’s Permits have been extended through January 31, 2022 and cover expiration dates between November 1, 2021 and January 31. , 2022. Online services remain available on Customers can:

  • Renew a license plate sticker.
  • Renew a driver’s license or ID card for those who qualify (individuals can call 217-785-1424 to confirm eligibility or to obtain their PIN).
  • Obtain a duplicate driver’s license or identity card.
  • Obtain a summary of the driver’s record.
  • File business department documents, such as incorporations and annual reports.

Three Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) facilities are currently open for in-person CDL services only: Rockford at 4734 Baxter Rd., Springfield at 2701 S. Dirksen Pkwy. and Marion at 1905 Rendelman Street.

The US Department of Homeland Security has extended the Federal REAL ID deadline May 3, 2023.


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