Jesse White Announces Driver Services Facilities Reopening Plan With Expanded Hours Beginning June 1 & 2

Will focus on new drivers, expired DL/IDs and vehicle transactions through July 31

WBBM Newsradio Staff
May 26, 2020 - 11:52 am
    CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Tuesday his office’s reopening plan, beginning June 1, with the first two months focused on serving only new drivers, customers with expired driver’s licenses/ID cards, and vehicle transactions. 
     
    Currently there are more than 700,000 expired driver’s licenses/ID cards and 1.9 million expired vehicle registrations.
     
    All Secretary of State departments and offices will be open for business on June 1. The reopening dates and locations for Driver Services facilities statewide are as follows:
     
    June 1 – Monday through Saturday facilities (Chicago North, Chicago South and Chicago West) will open Monday, June 1. Expanded hours of operations are Monday 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Springfield-Dirksen facility hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
     
    For the first two months through July 31, these facilities will only serve:
    • New drivers (most will be 16-year-old driver applicants)
    • Customers with expired driver’s licenses and ID cards
    • Vehicle transactions
    Note: Chicago Central located at the James R. Thompson Center and Chicago Loop Express located at 69 W. Washington will reopen July 1 because these buildings will not be opened to the public until that date.
     
    June 2 – Tuesday through Saturday facilities (Chicagoland suburban area) will open Tuesday, June 2. Expanded hours of operation for Chicagoland area facilities are Tuesday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
     
    For the first two months through July 31, these facilities will only serve:
    • New drivers (most will be 16-year-old driver applicants)
    • Customers with expired driver’s licenses and ID cards
    • Vehicle transactions

    June 2 – Tuesday through Saturday facilities (all Driver Services facilities statewide outside Chicago metro area) will open Tuesday, June 2. Hours of operation are Tuesday 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 a.m. to noon.

    For the first two months through July 31, these facilities will only serve:

    • New drivers (most will be 16-year-old driver applicants)
    • Customers with expired driver’s licenses and ID cards
    • Vehicle transactions