Illinois Driver Services facilities reopen Monday after COVID Surge shutdown – NBC Chicago

Illinois driver services facilities and departments of the Secretary of State will reopen for in-person transactions on Monday, officials said Thursday, after sites were closed across the state due to high cases of COVID-19. 19.

Driver service facilities in Illinois have been closed since Jan. 3, although online services remained open on the Illinois Secretary of State’s website, Secretary of State Jesse White said in A press release.

“The health and safety of employees and the public is our top priority,” White said. “Masks and social distancing will be required as we safely reopen all offices and driver services facilities.”

Chauffeur service facilities operating Tuesday through Saturday will reopen on Tuesday, White added.

The Driver and Vehicle Services Helpline phone number will remain open at 800-252-8980.

Some commercial driver’s license facilities reopened for in-person transactions on Jan. 18, including locations in Rockford, Springfield and Marion.

Until facilities reopen Monday, Illinois residents are reminded that they can visit the Secretary of State’s website for online services, including:

  • Renew a license plate sticker
  • Renewal of a driver’s license or ID card for those who qualify (residents can call 217-785-1424 to confirm eligibility or to receive a PIN)
  • Obtaining duplicate driving licenses or identity cards
  • Obtain a summary of the driver’s abstract

White recalled that all expiration dates for driver’s licenses and ID cards have been extended through March 31, 2022. The extension does not apply to commercial driver’s licenses and CDL learner’s permits, which will expire on January 31, 2022.

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