Effective 1 July, 2015, Illinois Veterans who were discharged from the Military with with Honorable or General under Honorable Conditions can now get their drivers license updated to add the word “Veteran” under their signature.
In order to successfully request the change to your drivers license, Veterans must must obtain official certification from the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Drivers license updates do carry a $5.00 fee. Veterans over 65 can obtain an updated state ID card at no cost.
Secretary of State Jesse White says it will allow veterans in Illinois to help receive services or benefits including healthcare, education and employment assistance.