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Where to Get Your Illinois State Driving Record

The Illinois Secretary of State office keeps track of driving records. They offer two different ways for you to order your driving record: by mail or in person. If you can make it to one of the Secretary of State's Driver Services facilities, you can pay $12, fill out an abstract request form, and they'll print the driving record off for you right then and there. For even faster service, you can print off the abstract request form here and fill it out before you leave. Click here to find the location of the Driver Services facility nearest you. You can also have an immediate family member pick up a copy of your driving record for you, but they'll have to bring notarized written permission with them.

If you don't have time to stop by an office, you can also request a copy of your Illinois driving record by mail. Send a completed copy of the abstract request form, along with the $10 fee, to the following address:

Secretary of State
Driver Analysis Section
2701 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62723.  

Mailed requests usually take about 10 days to process.


Other people's driving records:

If you have someone else's name, date of birth and gender you can order a copy of their driving record. The copy you receive will be scrubbed clean of any personal or identifying information such as a home address, but you will be able to see any accidents or violations that appear on their driving record. The cost to order another person's record is still $12.00. However, it takes longer to process a request for someone else's record than it does to order your own. This is because the state will send a notification to the person you have requested information on to tell them that you have requested a copy of their driving record. The Secretary of State's office waits an additional 10 days to give the person a chance to receive notification of the request in the mail, so your copy of their driving record won't get mailed for approximately 20 days. 

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