What Do You Need to Apply for Your Instruction Permit?

In order to apply for your permit, the State of Illinois requires that you provide the following documents:
  • Proof of full name and date of birth
  • Social Security card
  • Proof of residential address
  • Proof of citizenship or legal presence
  • Proof of enrollment in driver’s training
  • Necessary fees (a $20 for an instruction permit, as of this writing)
  • A parent of guardian’s signature