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Driving Record Abstracts

To obtain a copy of your driving record:

If you are a parent or legal guardian of a minor (under age 18) whose driving record you are requesting, you must submit notarized written permission from the person listed on the request form to obtain the driving record.

If you are an immediate family member (parent/legal guardian, brother, sister, spouse, grandparent, child or grandchild) of an adult (age 18 or older) whose driving record you are requesting must submit notarized written permission from the person listed on the request form to obtain the driving record.

To purchase another person's driving record:

Federal and state law prohibits the Secretary of State's office from disclosing any personal identifying information regarding the individual. You will not receive the person's address or any other personal information. Public information that can be released includes convictions, withdrawals and crash information. Before public information is released on the individual, notification is mailed to the individual providing the requestor's name and date of request. The individual is given 10 days notice of your request. Please allow for those 10 days and several days for mailing before receiving the driving record abstract.

The Secretary of State's office no longer issues clearance letters. If another state insists on written proof of your driving status in Illinois, you may request a certified copy of your driving record for the licensing authorities in that state. Please refer to the steps on how to purchase your Illinois driving record abstract.

For more information, please call 217-782-2720.