Illinois VIN Check

Free Illinois VIN Check

Illinois VIN CheckThe Office of the Secretary of State shall inspect any rebuilt salvage vehicle (8 model years of age or newer) as a requirement for registration. The inspection covers the vehicle and pertinent documents to make sure that the identification numbers of the vehicle or its parts have not been destroyed or tampered with.

Whether you’re planning to buy a rebuilt vehicle or not, avoid possible registration problems by narrowing down your search for a used car. Run a free VIN check. This will help you make a wise buying decision. Look up over 4.3 million cars registered in the state of Illinois.

Check VIN: gathers information on thefts, accidents, sales, titles, specifications, and more from official US government sources across the country. These information are collated into a database to provide free vehicle history to the public. Search based on the 17-digit VIN or the license plate number.

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Illinois Resources for Car Drivers and Owners

Illinois (nicknamed Windy State) is the 6th most populous state, with a population of approximately 12,671,821 people. Located in the Midwestern region, Illinois is divided among 102 counties spanning 57,914 square miles. The largest cities in Illinois are Chicago (also the third most populous in the US), Aurora, Naperville, Joliet, Rockford, Springfield (capital), Eldin, Peoria, Champaign, and Waukegan. There are 4,322,850 automobiles registered in Illinois as of 2019.

Illinois DMV

The Vehicle Services Department of Illinois Secretary of State serves as Illinois DMV. The department processes vehicle titles and registrations, maintains vehicle records, and oversees compliance of vehicle owners with the state’s mandatory auto insurance law.

Illinois Title Request

You can check the title status of a vehicle by entering the VIN through the Title and Registration Status Inquiry service available at

Enter a VIN or a title number to retrieve title information. This is a fee-based service that requires a $95 annual fee for subscribers and a $6 per-record fee for non-subscribers.

For more information about vehicle title and registration searches and fees, check out the FAQ section.

Other Resources for Car Drivers/Owners

  1. Emissions and Safety Inspection Locations
  2. Vehicle Safety Ratings
  3. Vehicle Recalls by VIN
  4. Automotive Market Values
  5. Automotive Reviews

Why Should I Run an Illinois VIN Check?

Check for accidents. A VIN number search will reveal whether a car could be involved in a crash and has been damaged compromising the safety of the vehicle. According to the 2019 Illinois Crash Report, a total of 312,988 traffic crashes were reported in 2019. In 938 fatal traffic crashes, 1009 people were killed. Illinois’s crash fatality rate was 1.1 deaths per hundred million vehicle miles traveled in 2019.

Check for thefts. According to the FBI’s 2019 Crime in US reports, Illinois had a total of 18,775 incidents of motor vehicle theft in 2019. Checking the vehicle history will ensure that the car you want to buy is legitimate and not stolen.

Check for title brands. Running a VIN check is a good idea to verify the car you wish to buy has a clean title. Flood, hail-damage, and salvage titles are examples of critical title brands that you need to watch out for before buying a used car. Tornadoes are the most prevalent natural disaster in Illinois, with a total of 2420 tornadoes from 1950 to 2017.

Check for other critical information and records. Our free VIN check offers a range of crucial checks including:

  • Vehicle Specifications
  • Safety Ratings
  • Market Value
  • Fuel Efficiency
  • Warranty/Manufacturer Recall
  • Title Records
  • Sales Records
  • Lien Records

Run an Illinois VIN Check to uncover the full-story of your next vehicle.

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