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Secretary of State extends closure of all driving facilities through April 7

(WREX) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced the closure of all offices, including Driver Services facilities statewide, will extended due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The closures went into effect on Wednesday, Mar. 17 and were supposed to last through the end of March, but will now last through April 7.

Expiration dates for driver’s licenses, identification (ID) cards, vehicle registrations and other transactions and document filings will be extended for the duration of the disaster proclaimed by Governor Pritzker and 30 days after the disaster ends.

“I applaud Governor JB Pritzker for his extraordinary leadership during this difficult and unprecedented time in our state’s history,” said White. “Working together, we can help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.”

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White speaks at the Democratic County Chairmen's Association brunch a the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield, Ill., August 13, 2014.
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