Illinois' Secretary of State is about to roll out new procedures at DMV locations throughout the Land of Lincoln that will hopefully keep you from excruciatingly long wait times.

According to a press release from Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias, the changes were made to "reduce lines and headaches at Illinois’ busiest Driver and Motor Vehicle Facilities."

What's The Biggest Change Coming to DMV's on 9/1

Beginning September 1, you will be required to have an appointment if you need an in-person visit for a Real ID, driver's license, or ID card at all of the "Chicago and suburban locations and some central and downstate DMVs."

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Some of the initiatives of the 'Skip The Line' Program will include simplified online services that allow you to renew your driver's license or get a new license plate sticker without leaving your couch.

Offering appointments at high-volume DMV facilities, expanding hours of operation and broadening available services online makes sense and will result in improved customer experiences. Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias

Anyone who needs vehicle-related services, such as title and registration or renewing their license plate sticker, will be able to walk in without an appointment.

All DMV locations across Illinois will begin their extended hours in September with 16 facilities open Monday through Saturday.

All DMVs will change their days and hours of operation from Tues-Sat to Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

16 DMVs will also be open on Saturday, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Read More: Illinois Department of Motor Vehicles Making Big Changes on 9/1

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