Secretary of State, Office of the



Secretary of State, Office of the of State, Office of theThe office’s functions are described in the Illinois Constitution, mainly addressing the Secretary of State's duty to maintain official state records and the state seal. However, law and tradition have assigned many additional responsibilities to the office, which has one of the largest and most diverse collections of responsibilities of any of its counterparts nationwide.




Emergency Contact Search Contact SearchEmergency Contact Database allows you to voluntarily enter one or two individuals to serve as your emergency contacts in the event you are involved in a traffic crash or have a medical emergency where you cannot communicate directly with law enforcement or emergency responders. The Emergency Contact Database also allows you to enter basic medical information such as disabilities, medical conditions or special needs.
Lobbyist Registration & Reporting Registration & ReportingLobbyist Registration and Reporting System allows lobbyists or their registered agent to file reports electronically
Parking for Persons with Disabilities Abuse Complaints for Persons with Disabilities Abuse ComplaintsParking Program for Persons with Disabilities Abuse Complaint form to report alleged misuse or abuse of the Parking Program for Persons with Disabilities
Illinois Digital Archives Digital ArchivesThe Illinois Digital Archives is a repository for the digital collections of the Illinois State Library as well as other libraries and cultural institutions in the State of Illinois.
Economic Interest Search Interest SearchEconomic Interest Search allows you to search the database to check for filings
Lobbying Information Search Information Search"Lobbyist Information Search Index is a search tool for information pertaining to lobbying registration. The search allows you to view a lobbying entity's registration information. It also provides a list of state agencies a lobbying entity intends to lobby and the subject matter of their lobbying activities. "
Illinois State Library Search State Library SearchThe Illinois State Library Search Library Catalogs allows you to find books and other library materials at the State Library or any of the other 88 libraries in the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI)as well as braille and talking book catalogs and Worldcat which lets you search collections around the world.
Transfer License Plates Between Vehicles License Plates Between Vehicles
Circuit Breaker License Plate Discount Refunds Breaker License Plate Discount RefundsThe Benefit Access Program Request allows reimbursement for those who are participating in the Benefit Access program for reimbursement with regard to license plates and sticker renewal.
Genealogy Archives Genealogical Research site allows you to submit requests for ancestory information as well as provides fee information.
CDL Appointment Scheduling Appointment SchedulingCommercial Drivers License (CDL) Scheduling allows you to schedule a CDL appointment on line. It also discusses what is required to schedule an appointment or to call regarding information concerning CDL's.
Parental Access to Teen Driving Records Access to Teen Driving RecordsParental Access site assists parents or legal guardians in obtaining their teenager's driving record.
Report a Lost or Stolen Driver's License a Lost or Stolen Driver's License
Find Historical Maps Historical MapsThe State Library Map site allows you to discover the map databases as well as obtain information on how to access the maps within the State Library.
License Plate Purchasing (Pick a Plate) Plate Purchasing (Pick a Plate)Purchase Vanity and Personalized License Plates
Purchase & Replace License Plates & Replace License Plates
Locate the Nearest Driver Facility the Nearest Driver FacilitySecretary of State Facility Finder allows you to search for facilities in Illinois
Duplicate or Correct a Driver's License or Correct a Driver's LicenseDuplicate / Corrected Driver's License / Commercial Driver's License provides information concerning replacing, correcting a driver's license or obtaining a commercial driver's license.
Address Change for Motorists Change for MotoristsChange of Address and/or Name Change link which discusses how to make an address change and which of these can be made on-line. If it is a name change or a new Driver's license needs to be printed, it provides links to Drivers Facilities.