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State Laws Extending Driving Privileges to All Residents - Illinois

Bill/Statute: SB 957

Year Law Enacted: 2013

Effective Date: November 28, 2013

Name of Document Issued: Temporary Visitor Driver’s License (TVDL)

 

What are the eligibility requirements?

  • Prove Illinois residency for longer than 1 year
  • Provide an unexpired foreign passport or consular identification document                                                                                                                                                                               
  • Show that you are ineligible to obtain a Social Security Number and unable to present USCIS documentation of authorized presence
  • Must maintain liability insurance for the duration of the license

For more specifics, please visit: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/drivers/TVDL/home.html

 

How long is the card valid?

The license will be valid for 3 years.

 

Are there distinguishing features or language on the license?

The license is labeled “TVDL” rather than the standard "Driver's License" and includes the following language: "Not valid for identification."

 

Is there an anti-discrimination provision in the law?

No

 

Is there a data confidentiality provision in the law?

No

 

This summary was prepared in January 2014 for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. For questions, please contact CLINIC’s State & Local Advocacy Attorney Jen Riddle at jriddle@cliniclegal.org or (301) 565-4807. 

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