✅ Updated September 2020

Ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state driver's license to Illinois

Here's the ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state license to Illinois. We've simplified the entire process for you so you can save time. This page is geared toward people who've moved to Illinois but have a driver license from another US state. If you have an international license, visit our Illinois driver's license page.

 

What You’ll Need to Transfer your Out-of-State Driver License to Illinois

 

What You’ll Do to Transfer your Out-of-State Driver License to Illinois

  • Step 1: Read the Illinois Driver Manual and take online practice exams to prepare for the written test (optional)
  • Step 2: Visit your nearest Driver Services Facility (optional: make an appointment!)
    • Present the required documents & ID
    • Pass the vision test
    • Pass the written test
    • Surrender your out-of-state driver’s license
    • Pay the required fee
    • Receive a temporary driver’s license
  • Step 3: Receive your Class D driver’s license via U.S. mail

 

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