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Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS)

ID Policy for the ILTS

You must bring to the test center one piece of current, government-issued identification printed in English, in the name in which you registered, bearing your photograph and signature.

Acceptable forms of identification include the following:

  • Driver's license with photograph and signature
  • Passport with photograph and signature
  • State identification with photograph and signature (provided by the Department of Licensing for individuals who do not have a driver's license)
  • National identification with photograph and signature
  • Military identification with photograph and signature
  • Alien Registration Card (green card, permanent resident visa)

A government-issued ID missing a visible signature or that has an embedded signature must be supplemented with an original (no photocopies), valid (unexpired) ID that has at least a matching name and recent recognizable photograph, or a matching name and signature.

Unacceptable forms of identification include draft classification cards, credit cards of any kind, social security cards, student IDs, international driver's licenses, international student IDs, notary-prepared letters or documents, employee identification cards, learner's permits or any temporary identification cards, and automated teller machine (ATM) cards.

If you do not have proper identification at the time of your test, you will be denied admission to the test session. If you are refused admission to the test, for any reason, you will be considered absent and will receive no credit or refund of any kind.

Please note the following:

  • Your middle initial in your account on this website must match the middle name or initial on your ID.
  • If you have a hyphenated last name, one of the following must be true of your name as it appears in your account on this website and on your ID:
    • either both instances must use the complete hyphenated name
    • or
    • if one instance only uses one last name, it must be the second last name from the full hyphenated version

If the name on your identification differs from the name in which you are registered, you must bring official, original verification of the change (e.g., original marriage certificate, original court order).

If you have any questions about your identification, please contact Evaluation Systems before the day of the test.

As part of the identity verification process, your digital signature will be taken at the test center, and a palm scan and/or a digital photograph may also be taken. These will be used only for the purpose of identity verification. If you do not allow your digital signature, palm scan, and/or digital photograph to be taken, you will not be allowed to test and you will not receive a refund or credit of any kind.