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Your Guide to Illinois Driving Records

If you’ve had your license taken away, you’re probably wondering how long you have to wait for your Illinois driver’s license reinstatement. Or maybe you just want to know how to access your driving records to see what’s on there.

Fortunately for you, we’re here to clear everything up and answer all of your questions about Illinois driving records. That way, whether you simply want to pull your records, or you need them to assist in your Illinois driver’s license reinstatement, we have you covered with this post.  

What’s on Your Record

Your driving record will list any driving infractions, violations, tickets, etc, you’ve had in the past. This is where the state of Illinois keeps track of how many “points” you have on your driving record. It’s important to keep track of what’s on your record, especially if you have recently taken a driving class or some other measure to fix your record, to get those points removed or reduced. In some cases there may be errors on your record as well, so it’s up to you to make sure everything is correct. 

Otherwise, if you’ve had your license suspended or revoked, your Illinois driver’s license reinstatement will be far more complicated.

Checking Your Driving Record

Lastly, it’s important you know how to obtain your Illinois driving record. The Office of the Illinois Secretary of State outlines a few different ways you can access your driving record. It costs $12, and you can obtain it online, in-person, or through the mail.

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