Ultimate Guide to Transferring your Driver License to Illinois

Here's the ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state license to a Illinois driver license. This is specifically if you have a US driver's license from another state and want to change it to Illinois driver license. If you have a driver license from another country, check out getting a driver's license in Illinois.

What You’ll Need to Transfer your Driver License to Illinois

What You’ll Need To Do

  • 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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