Illinois Temporary Visitor Drivers License (TVDL)
www.cyberillinois.com Ivy f.n. = ssa-2008 (rev. April 2013)
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We believe that Ivy is the right school where students can get help to make their dreams come true. We hope you drive safely and study for success.
** Be ineligible for a Social Security number: F-1 or F-2 visa holders
* Visit a local SSA office with the following documents
Original I-20; Current I-20; original I-797A (COS approval notice from U.S. CIS)
Passport/U.S. visa/I-94 (Departure Record)
Residence (address) verification
* SSA-L676: a rejection letter issued by SSA
* Euclid and Elemhurst Office * visit www.socialsecurity.gov
Prepare SSA-L676 before you visit Secretary of State (Driver Services)’s office
** Visit one of the following Illinois Secretary of State (Driver Services) facilities with ALL documents required.
Original I-20; Current I-20; original I-797A (COS approval notice)
Passport/U.S. visa/I-94; SSA-L676
Residence (address) verification X 2
Fee. Your I-20 and passport must be valid for at least 6 months
Two forms of residence verification: utility bills with your name; housing contract; Ivy student advisor will send you a letter to your home address when your initial enrollment at Ivy and reporting in the SEVIS is done.
** For F-2 dependents: verification letter from Springfield; it takes 2-4 weeks; Re-visit.
** International Drivers Permits (not Licenses): Those who will study at Ivy for less than 6 months, bring your International Drivers Permit if your home-country issues one.
** Extension of your TVDL: Visit Ivy Office and file an extension of I-20 request. You can extend yourTVDL when you re-visit Secretary of State facility with new I-20 and ALL documents listed above. Your new I-20 must be valid for at least 6 months.
Visit one of the following Secretary of State facilities with ALL documents required.
1. Chicago West (PH: 312-793-1010) 2. Elgin (PH: 312-793-1010)
5301 W. Lexington Avenue, Chicago, IL 60644 595 S. State, Elgin, IL 60123
Hours: Tuesday, 8:00-5:00, Hours: Tuesday, 8:00-5:00
Wed-Friday, 8:00-5:30 Wed-Friday, 8:00-5:30
Saturday, 7:00-12:00 Saturday, 7:00-12:00
3. Chicago North (PH: 312-793-1010) 4. Rockford (PH: 815-394-0179)
5401 N. Elston Avenue, Chicago, IL 60630 3720 E. State St., Rockford, IL 61108
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Friday, 8:30-5:00 Hours: Tues, 8:00-6:00 Sat, 8:00-12:00
Wednesday, 8:30-5:30 Wednesday-Friday, 8:00-5:00