Illinois Probationary License Program

You have been notified that the IL Secretary of State Driver Services Department intends to suspend your license and right to operate a motor vehicle.  If you wish to continue driving while your license is suspended, you must attend and pass an IL Probationary License Program class.

IMPORTANT: This program requires drivers to complete the course AND surrender their VALID (not expired) IL Driver’s License to National Safety Council. Mail your driver’s license to: National Safety Council, 200 Salina Meadows Pky, Suite 200, Syracuse, NY 13212. The IL Secretary of State Notice of Suspension can be used as your driver’s license until your suspension starts.

Illinois Probationary License Program

Probationary License Program

Register now for the ONLY Illinois SOS-Approved

Probationary License Program

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Convenient locations STATE-WIDE

8-hour class; only $125

Legally drive during your suspension

The ONLY IL Secretary of State-approved course accepted to receive a Probationary License

Completion transmitted the next business day

Who should complete this course?

Drivers ages 21 and older who have had their license suspended for three months or less for being convicted of three moving violations in 12 months are notified by the Secretary of State of their eligibility for the Probationary License Program.

Upon successfully completing the program requirements, drivers will receive a probationary license from the Secretary of State for use during the suspension period.  Any additional reported convictions may affect your eligibility to obtain or retain your probationary license. Also, CDL drivers will be issued a Probationary License for their personal vehicle only. CDL drivers are prohibited from operating any and all commercial
vehicles while under suspension.

What are the requirements of the Illinois Probationary License Program?

There are TWO requirements for the Probationary License Program:

  • Surrender your VALID (not expired) Ilinois driver’s license to National Safety Council. Click HERE for instructions on surrendering your driver’s license.
  • Complete the 8-hour Probationary License Program course.

National Safety Council electronically transmits your class completion information to the Illinois Secretary of State the very next business day following receipt of your valid IL driver’s license AND your successful class completion.

About the Course

The class is 8 hours in length. The program is aimed at changing behavior behind the wheel. Through this course, drivers learn why they continue to have driving related problems and how they can take responsibility for their actions.

What is the National Safety Council?

National Safety Council is America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate – and has been for over 100 years. As a mission-based organization, we focus on eliminating the leading causes of preventable death so people can live their fullest lives. We focus our efforts where we can make the greatest impact: workplace, roadway and impairment.

What is the National Safety Council Code of Conduct?

National Safety Council is committed to providing a positive & respectful learning environment. Our Code of Conduct outlines expectations of behavior during our classes. The Code of Conduct can be found here in English and Spanish.