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Child Passenger Safety Requirements

Child Passenger Safety Requirements

Illinois Secretary of State

Information about car seat safety and care seat safety inspections.

Services Offered

Child Safety • Car Seat


The Secretary of State website presents information about safety seat use for children up to age 8, including child car seat safety guidelines and information on Illinois car seat laws, as well as related safety tips.


405 Lake Cook Rd., A6-9, Deerfield, IL 60015 42.1514422 -87.8379452

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Anyone may visit the website.


  • This service is free

How to Apply

Visit the Secretary of State website to learn more about Illinois law and child safety seat guidelines for children 0 - 8 years.

The Secretary of State’s office provides child safety seat inspections by certified child safety seat technicians at many Driver Services facilities throughout the state through its Keep Me In a Safe Seat Program.

Parents can schedule a visit at one of these fitting stations to ensure that children are in the appropriate child safety seat and that it is installed properly in the vehicle. To schedule a child safety seat inspection, please fill out the Request a Child Safety Seat Inspection form or call 866-247-0213. Click here for a complete list of all of Illinois' safety seat inspection stations.

Other Locations

Deerfield Illinois Secretary of State Facility
Program Phone: (866) 247-0213
405 Lake Cook Rd., A6-9
Deerfield, IL 60015
Des Plaines Illinois Secretary of State Facility
Program Phone: (866) 247-0213
1468 Lee St.
Des Plaines, IL 60018