(625 ILCS 5/6-512.5)
Commercial Learner's Permit or CLP.
(a) The content of the CLP shall include, but is not limited to, the following:
(1) A CLP shall be distinctly marked "Commercial
Learner's Permit" or "CLP" and that it is invalid unless accompanied by the underlying driver's license issued by the State of Illinois;
(2) the full legal name and the Illinois domiciliary
address (unless it is a non-domiciled CLP) of the person to whom the CLP is issued;
(3) a physical description of the person including
gender, height, weight, color of eyes, and hair color;
(4) date of birth;
(5) the Illinois driver's license number assigned by
(6) the person's signature;
(7) an indicator showing that the CLP was issued by
(8) the date of issuance and the date of expiration
(9) the class or type of commercial vehicle or
vehicles which the person is authorized to drive together with any endorsement or restriction.
(b) If the CLP is a non-domiciled CLP, it must contain the prominent statement that the permit is a "Non-domiciled Commercial Learner's Permit" or "Non-domiciled CLP".
(c) Applicant Record Check. Prior to issuing, renewing, upgrading, or transferring a CLP, the Secretary of State shall obtain, review, and maintain upon issuance, renewal, upgrade, or transfer the driver applicant's driving record as required by 49 C.F.R. Parts 383 and 384 and the United States Secretary of Transportation.
(d) Notification of Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) Issuance and Self-Certification. Within 10 days after issuing a CLP, the Secretary of State must notify the Commercial Driver License Information System of that fact, and provide all information required to ensure identification of the person. The Secretary shall also post the driver's self-certification for the type of driving operations to the CDLIS driver record.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176).)