Chicago Public Service Center in Chicago Illinois

Address and phone number for Chicago Public Service Center, a DMV, at North State Street, Chicago IL.

Chicago Public Service Center
17 North State Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60602
Monday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM, Tuesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM, Wednesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM, Thursday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM, Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

About the Chicago Public Service Center

The Chicago Public Service Center, located in Chicago, IL, is a government agency that issues driver's licenses and offers other motor vehicle services. Also called a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), the office's services include administering vehicle titling and registration, enforcing Illinois emissions requirements, and issuing special parking permits. The office also issues IDs for non-drivers that act as valid Illinois photo identification.

Interested parties may contact the DMV/BMV for questions about:
  • How to get an Illinois driver's license
  • Renewing Illinois driver's licenses
  • Scheduling driving permit and road tests
  • Making a Chicago DMV appointment
  • Registering a motor vehicle
  • Hours of operation
Illinois Driver's License Information

The DMV educates Illinois residents on driving laws, including the Illinois driving age, Illinois traffic laws, and restrictions on teen drivers. The office also provides information about special licenses, such as an IL commercial driver's license or IL motorcycle license, and Illinois insurance requirements.

Illinois Requirements for a License

The Chicago Public Service Center provides information on how to get an Illinois driver's license, including the required proof of identification. The office also provides information on whether a driver needs to take a road test or written test, how to apply for a learner's permit, and valid proof of address. Contact the office to make an appointment for a written test or road test.

Renewing an Illinois Driver's License

Illinois residents with a current driver's license can contact the Chicago Public Service Center for information about how to renew a driver's license in Illinois. Some residents may be able to renew their driver's license online or by mail.

Chicago DMV Online Services

The Chicago DMV may offer online services for Chicago residents to renew their licenses or registrations. The office provides online information about Cook County driver's testing requirements, applying for a license, hours of operation, and registration renewal dates. Drivers can also learn about IL emissions testing requirements and Chicago emissions test locations online.

Illinois Traffic Tickets, Points, & Penalties

The Chicago DMV tracks individual traffic violations through a points system. Traffic violations result in points imposed on the Illinois driver's license. The number of points depends on the severity of the violations. The accumulation of driving points on the license may lead to temporary or permanent loss of the IL driver's license and can adversely affect automobile insurance costs.

Motor Vehicle Services

In addition to licensing, DMVs also issue registration, vehicle permits, and vehicle titles. In some states, the Department of Licensing (DOL) handles licenses while other services go through the DMV or BMV. Contact the Chicago Public Service Center with questions about additional motor vehicle services.

Contact the Chicago Public Service Center

You may contact the Chicago Public Service Center by calling 312-793-1010, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Chicago Public Service Center, 17 North State Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60602.

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