Secretary of State, Office of the
Secretary of State, Office of the
The 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.

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Illinois State Library Search
The 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.
Economic Interest Search
Economic Interest Search allows you to search the database to check for filings
Illinois Digital Archives
The 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.
CDL Appointment Scheduling
Commercial 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.
The Archives Genealogical Research site allows you to submit requests for ancestory information as well as provides fee information.
Parental Access to Teen Driving Records
Parental Access site assists parents or legal guardians in obtaining their teenager's driving record.
Duplicate or Correct a Driver's License
Duplicate / Corrected Driver's License / Commercial Driver's License provides information concerning replacing, correcting a driver's license or obtaining a commercial driver's license.
Report a Lost or Stolen Driver's License
Obtain an Identification Card
Driver's License/Commercial Driver's License/State ID Card site informs as to what documentation is required for each card.
Parking for Persons with Disabilities Abuse Complaints
Parking Program for Persons with Disabilities Abuse Complaint form to report alleged misuse or abuse of the Parking Program for Persons with Disabilities
Renew a Vehicle Registration
Returned Check Payments
Purchase & Replace License Plates
Address Change for Motorists
Change 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.
Circuit Breaker License Plate Discount Refunds
The 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.
Renew a Driver's License
The Driver Services Department issues licenses to more than 8.5 million Illinois drivers and more than 3 million photo identification cards to drivers and non-drivers at more than 130 locations.
Transfer License Plates Between Vehicles
Apply for Vehicle Title & Registration
The Electronic Registration and Title System allows you to complete and print an Application for Vehicle Transaction.