Illinois General Assembly

  Bills & Resolutions  
  Compiled Statutes  
  Public Acts  
  Legislative Reports  
  IL Constitution  
  Legislative Guide  
  Legislative Glossary  

 Search By Number
 (example: HB0001)
Search Tips

Search By Keyword

Illinois Compiled Statutes

 ILCS Listing   Public Acts  Search   Guide   Disclaimer

Information maintained by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Updating the database of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) is an ongoing process. Recent laws may not yet be included in the ILCS database, but they are found on this site as Public Acts soon after they become law. For information concerning the relationship between statutes and Public Acts, refer to the Guide.

Because the statute database is maintained primarily for legislative drafting purposes, statutory changes are sometimes included in the statute database before they take effect. If the source note at the end of a Section of the statutes includes a Public Act that has not yet taken effect, the version of the law that is currently in effect may have already been removed from the database and you should refer to that Public Act to see the changes made to the current law.

625 ILCS 5/6-105.1

    (625 ILCS 5/6-105.1)
    Sec. 6-105.1. Temporary visitor's driver's license.
    (a) The Secretary of State may issue a temporary visitor's driver's license to a foreign national who (i) resides in this State, (ii) is ineligible to obtain a social security number, and (iii) presents to the Secretary documentation, issued by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, authorizing the person's presence in this country.
    (a-5) The Secretary of State may issue a temporary visitor's driver's license to an applicant who (i) has resided in this State for a period in excess of one year, (ii) is ineligible to obtain a social security number, and (iii) is unable to present documentation issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services authorizing the person's presence in this country. The applicant shall submit a valid unexpired passport from the applicant's country of citizenship or a valid unexpired consular identification document issued by a consulate of that country as defined in Section 5 of the Consular Identification Document Act (5 ILCS 230/5).
    (a-10) Applicants for a temporary visitor's driver's license who are under 18 years of age at the time of application shall be subject to the provisions of Sections 6-107 and 6-108 of this Code.
    (b) A temporary visitor's driver's license issued under subsection (a) is valid for 3 years, or for the period of time the individual is authorized to remain in this country, whichever ends sooner. A temporary visitor's driver's license issued under subsection (a-5) shall be valid for a period of 3 years.
    (b-5) A temporary visitor's driver's license issued under this Section may not be accepted for proof of the holder's identity. A temporary visitor's driver's license issued under this Section shall contain a notice on its face, in capitalized letters, stating that the temporary visitor's driver's license may not be accepted for proof of identity.
    (c) The Secretary shall adopt rules for implementing this Section, including rules:
        (1) regarding the design and content of the temporary
    
visitor's driver's license;
        (2) establishing criteria for proof of identification
    
and residency of an individual applying under subsection (a-5);
        (3) designating acceptable evidence that an applicant
    
is not eligible for a social security number; and
        (4) regarding the issuance of temporary visitor's
    
instruction permits.
    (d) Any person to whom the Secretary of State may issue a temporary visitor's driver's license shall be subject to any and all provisions of this Code and any and all implementing regulations issued by the Secretary of State to the same extent as any person issued a driver's license, unless otherwise provided in this Code or by administrative rule, including but not limited to the examination requirements in Section 6-109 as well as the mandatory insurance requirements and penalties set forth in Article VI of Chapter 7 of this Code.
    (d-5) A temporary visitor's driver's license is invalid if the holder is unable to provide proof of liability insurance as required by Section 7-601 of this Code upon the request of a law enforcement officer, in which case the holder commits a violation of Section 6-101 of this Code.
    (e) Temporary visitor's driver's licenses shall be issued from a central location after the Secretary of State has verified the information provided by the applicant.
    (f) There is created in the State treasury a special fund to be known as the Driver Services Administration Fund. All fees collected for the issuance of temporary visitor's driver's licenses shall be deposited into the Fund. These funds shall, subject to appropriation, be used by the Office of the Secretary of State for costs related to the issuance of temporary visitor's driver's licenses, and other operational costs, including personnel, facilities, computer programming, and data transmission.
(Source: P.A. 97-1157, eff. 11-28-13.)