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License Plate Discount

Do I qualify for Benefit Access Benefits?

If your Benefit Access Application is approved, you qualify for the benefits you requested. To find out if you qualify for any of the benefits, go to Do I qualify?

How do I apply?

To apply for the Benefit Access Program, click on the "Benefit Access" link under Programs at the top of the Department on Aging Website. You will find the link to the Benefit Access Online Application on the right side of the page.

If your Benefit Access Application is approved, the Illinois Secretary of State's office will allow you a license plate fee discount for one vehicle.

Answers provided to the following questions are meant only to give general guidance and not legal advice. The answers do not replace legal requirements set by applicable federal or state laws and regulations.

What discount can I get for my vehicle's license plates?

We will notify the Illinois Secretary of State if we have approved your Benefit Access Application. Please allow 2 business days for the Secretary of State to have your eligibility information on their files. If you have questions regarding your discount, please contact the Secretary of State's office at 1-800-252-8980 to inquire about your discount and the control number.

May I use the license plate discount for more than one vehicle?

No. You may get the license plate discount for one vehicle per household.

What if I want more information about the license plate discount?

For further information,