Chicago Drivers License Facility

Posted By admin On 12/01/22

SOS Locations near Sec. Of State Facility - Central. 0.3 miles Chicago Public Service Center; 6.5 miles Chicago SOS Facility - West; 6.7 miles Diversey SOS Facility; 9.3 miles Sec. Of State Facility - North; 11.8 miles Sec. Of State Facility - South. Photo of Illinois Secretary of State Driver Services Facility - Chicago, IL, United States by Gerry X. There has to be a better, more efficient by Chris M.

To find your local Chicago location, select the motor vehicle office from the list below or by using the map provided. Did you know that not every Chicago office in Illinois offers the same services? Fortunately, a list of motor vehicle-related services is included among other essential details. When you select the location nearest you, information on the Chicago office hours of operation, address, holidays and contact information is provided.

Chicago Diversey Express

4642 W. Diversey St.


Chicago South

9901 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr


Not in Chicago? Select your city below

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Illinois SOS Office Locations

Your local Illinois Secretary of State (SOS) office provides in-person assistance with several driver and vehicle-related tasks. To find your closest SOS office branch, either enter your zip code above ORchoose your county below.

IL SOS Services

Illinois SOS office branches offer a variety of helpful services, including (but not limited to):

  • Driver's license and permit application for:
    • Teens.
    • Adults.
    • Motorcycle riders.
    • Commercial drivers.
  • Licensing tests:
    • Written knowledge exams.
    • Road skills exams.
  • Illinois identification cards.
  • Vehicle services:
    • Registration.
    • Titling.

Save Time & Skip the Lines

You can avoid hours of waiting in line at your local SOS office by taking advantage of time-saving services like:

  • Online services provided by the IL Secretary of State AND third-party vendors, possibly saving you a trip to the agency office altogether.
  • Scheduling an appointmentahead of time with your local SOS office branch.

IL Emissions Inspection Sites

In Illinois, certain cars are required to pass an emissions inspection as part of the registration process. If you're not sure whether or not your vehicle qualifies, take a look at our page on car inspections in Illinois.

If it turns out you'll have to have your vehicle inspected, use the state's testing station locator to find the emissions inspection site closest to you.

Illinois SOS Contact Information

Main customer service line:

  • (217) 785-3000 if you're outside of Illinois.
  • (800) 252-8980 if you're in Illinois (toll free).

Main offices for driver services:

  • Springfield office: (217) 782-6212
  • Chicago office: (312) 814-2975
  • TTY: (888) 261-5238

Main offices for vehicle services:

  • Springfield office: (217) 785-3000
  • Chicago office: (312) 793-1010.
  • TTY: (888) 261-7864

If you'd like to e-mailthe SOS main offices, select the topic most relevant to your needs on the Secretary of State's main contact page. You'll then be taken to a separate portal where you can create your direct email message.

Finally, if you need to send mail to the SOS main office, address your letters to:

Drivers License Facility Chicago Loop

Jesse White
213 State Capitol
Springfield, IL 62756

Most Popular Tasks & Topics

- Appointments

- Car Insurance

- Change of Address

- Drivers License & ID


- Registration & Title

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