Illinois driver’s license and ID card expiration dates extended

This extension does not apply to commercial driver’s licenses (CDL) and CDL learner’s permits, according to a news release. (Photo courtesy Google Maps)

By WJBC Staff

BLOOMINGTON – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that expiration dates for driver’s licenses, ID cards and learner’s permits are being extended until July 31.

This extension does not apply to commercial driver’s licenses (CDL) and CDL learner’s permits, according to a news release.

Customers who must visit a facility include first-time driver’s license or ID card applicants, first-time REAL ID applicants and drivers ages 75 and older who are required by state law to visit a facility when renewing their license.

White continues to encourage people to conduct other business online at ilsos.gov. In addition to driver’s license and ID card renewals for those who qualify, online services include obtaining a duplicate driver’s license or ID card, ordering a driver record and purchasing license plate stickers.

As a reminder, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has extended the federal REAL ID deadline to May 3, 2023.

WJBC News can be reached at news@wjbc.com

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