Des Plaines Secretary of State Office in Des Plaines Illinois

Address and phone number for Des Plaines Secretary of State Office, a DMV, at Lee Street, Des Plaines IL.


Name
Des Plaines Secretary of State Office
Address
1470 Lee Street, Des Plaines, Illinois, 60016
Phone
312-793-1010
Hours
Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:30PM, Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:30PM, Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:30PM, Friday: 8:00AM - 5:30PM, Saturday: 7:30AM - 12:00PM

About the Des Plaines Secretary of State Office

The Des Plaines Secretary of State Office, located in Des Plaines, 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 Des Plaines 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 Des Plaines Secretary of State Office 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 Des Plaines Secretary of State Office 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.

Des Plaines DMV Online Services

The Des Plaines DMV may offer online services for Des Plaines 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 Des Plaines emissions test locations online.

Illinois Traffic Tickets, Points, & Penalties

The Des Plaines 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 Des Plaines Secretary of State Office with questions about additional motor vehicle services.

Contact the Des Plaines Secretary of State Office

You may contact the Des Plaines Secretary of State Office by calling 312-793-1010, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Des Plaines Secretary of State Office, 1470 Lee Street, Des Plaines, Illinois, 60016.


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