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State shuts driver facilities until Jan. 5, license and ID card expiration extended

The Illinois Secretary of State's Office will keep driver services facilities statewide closed for in-person transactions until Tuesday, Jan. 5, due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Expiration dates for driver’s licenses and ID cards have been extended until June 1, 2021.

In an effort to reduce future facility visits for in-person service, the office has expanded online renewals for driver’s licenses and ID cards. Not everyone qualifies, particularly those who are required to pass a written or road test. 

For qualifying drivers, if the driver’s license or ID card expired between . . .

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