Renew an Illinois License Plate online

About Cyberdriveillinois and the Secretary of State’s office for the State of Illinois

Cyberdriveillinois is the official website of Jesse White, Illinois Secretary of State. The office of the Secretary of State is responsible for all vehicle registration and driver licensing, as well as state records and laws, and archives including the state library system.

About renewing an Illinois License Plate with Cyberdriveillinois

Cyberdriveillinois, the official website of the Secretary of State for the State of Illinois has a special online service that allows Illinois drivers to renew the license plates on their vehicles over the internet. The service is easy to use and the entire process takes very little time to complete.

By renewing your Illinois License Plate over the internet with the Secretary of State’s official website, Cyberdriveillinois, you will not have to waste a lot of time standing around in line waiting to fill out some forms to get your new plate. You can do it at home on your computer any time it is convenient for you!

How can you renew an Illinois License Plate online?

Before you begin, you will need to prepare the following:

  1. A computer with internet access.
  2. A renewal notice with a PIN and registration number.
  3. The name of your insurance company, as well as your policy number and expiration date.
  4. A checking account or a widely accepted credit card that can make payments online.
  5. You cannot be a participant in the Circuit Breaker program.

Detailed instructions:

  1. Go to the Cyberdriveillinois website at:
  2. Click on the link marked, “License Plate Renewal.”
  3. Read through the requirements and then click on the link marked, “Renew Now.”
  4. Enter the Registration ID and PIN number printed on the renewal notice you received in the mail and then click on the button marked, “Continue.”
  5. Enter your personal and insurance information as directed.
  6. Choose your method of payment and enter your billing information.
  7. Print out your receipt. Your new plate will be mailed to your home.
  8. For further information about the online Illinois License Plate renewal process, please refer to the FAQ at:


If your Illinois License Plate has expired, then you’ve probably received your renewal notice in the mail. Instead taking time off of work to head down to the DMV and standing in line to apply for a new one, why not use the Cyberdriveillinois website and renew your plate online? It’s easy!

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