Illinois license plate renewal is set to expire on Jan. 31, 2019.
What if I renew my license plate before that date?
You can renew your license plate after it expires.
You can also renew after the expiration date, but not before it.
However, you must be a resident of Illinois to renew your Illinois license.
What is the deadline to renew my Illinois license?
Your license plate will be replaced at the Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT) facility, at least 90 days before the expiration of the expiration dates.
Your new license plate number must be displayed at the facility.
What happens if I don’t renew my plate after the 90-day period?
If you are unable to renew, you will have to replace your existing license plate.
You will need to show proof of payment of the renewal fee and your new Illinois license number.
How do I know when my license plates will expire?
You must be 21 years old and pass a state test to renew a Illinois license, but you can renew before or after your expiration date.
You must have a valid Illinois driver’s license or state ID card, and be able to provide proof of your current address.
You cannot renew your permit after you’ve had a license for two years or more.
You may also request a new Illinois driver license online at Illinoislicenses.com.
Where can I renew a license plate?
To renew your plate, you can go online to IDOT’s website at www.iowastripe.state.il.us/LicensePlates, and follow the instructions on the screen to select your expiration dates and payment options.
You need to submit payment by cash, debit card, or credit card.
To renew after your license plates have expired, you’ll need to provide a new license number and payment instructions.
How long do I have to renew each license plate and when will my plate be replaced?
The Illinois Department, along with the Illinois State Police, will notify the public that your license number has been issued.
You’ll be able renew for 30 days.
You don’t have to pay a renewal fee for renewal, but it’s $60 to renew for an existing license.
How much is my license renewal fee?
Each Illinois license is $60.
You also must provide proof that you have been licensed to drive in the state of Illinois.
How will my new license plates be displayed?
Your new Illinois plate number will be displayed on your windshield, near your license tag or on your rearview mirror.
The number must match the license plate numbers on your current license.
If you have a license that has been suspended, revoked, or suspended for more than one year, you may request a renewal.
Where do I put my new Illinois plates?
Your plates will be placed on your new license and will be visible on the rearview mirrors.
Where will I put the new license tags?
Your Illinois license tags will be in your new vehicle’s rearview, under your vehicle’s sunroof, and on the windshield of your new car.
The plates will also be displayed above your current plate number on the back of the new vehicle.
Can I keep my old Illinois license or Illinois license renewal license plates?
Yes, you are able to keep your old Illinois licenses and Illinois license renewals.
If your current plates are lost or stolen, you and your driver license or identification card may be issued a replacement license plate or plates.
If the replacement plates are not issued, you won’t be able keep your current Illinois license and Illinois License Renewals.
How does the new Illinois licenses work?
The new Illinois permits are the same as the original license plates issued in 2018.
You and your current drivers license or ID card will need your original license and registration to renew.
You do not need to have any documents to renew and you will receive a new driver license number in mail.
You are also able to change your license registration or ID number.
You should have your current identification card with you at all times.
You receive a temporary license tag that will last for 90 days.
After the 90 days, the temporary license will be removed and replaced with your new temporary license.
Once your temporary license expires, the permanent license plate can be placed in the new car and the permanent identification card can be stored in your trunk or in the glove compartment.
How is my old license number changed?
Your old license plates are no longer valid.
You no longer have a Illinois driver card and you don’t need to carry identification.
You still need to pay the renewal and renewal fee.
The Illinois State Highway Patrol and the Illinois Secretary of State’s office will notify you of your renewal date, the new number, and when your new number will arrive.
What should I do if my old plates are stolen or lost?
You will have 30 days to notify the Illinois Highway Patrol or the Illinois Transportation Security Administration of your theft or loss of your old plates