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?
Is there a data confidentiality provision in the law?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (301) 565-4807.