Switching Your License
In Illinois, you have 30 days to switch your license. If your license has expired, you can still drive with your out-of-state license for up to 90 days. For more information on switching your license, please call 217-782-2720 or visit the Cyber Drive Illinois site.
Commuting in Illinois
As big as Illinois is, you will need to know how you plan on commuting from point A to point B. There are several transit agencies. If you are in the Chicago area, you will need information on traveling the CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) or if you are in Peoria, you will need to use CityLink.
If you plan on traveling by car, you can research traffic reports, stay up-to-date on traffic laws, and construction in your area by visiting the Getting Around Illinois site.
Finding the Right Neighborhood
If your cup of tea is to live in a metro area or in the suburbs, you are guaranteed to find exactly what you are looking for. From Chicago to Springfield, you should be able to find a home thatís right for you.
There are a ton of other factors that play in to the decision of finding a neighborhood but if you arenít sure where to look, you can
- Look through the classified ads
- Search online resources
- Connect with real estate brokers who know the area well
- Ask friends and family †
If you have kids, you need to find not only the right neighborhood but the right school district. Whether itís early childhood programs or selecting a K-12 school, you can find all the information you need by visiting the Illinois State Board of Education.