Request for Information and Public Records
Requests for information must be submitted to:
THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION OFFICE
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
101 W JEFFERSON ST MC 6-595
SPRINGFIELD ILLINOIS 62702
You may use Form FOIA-1, Freedom of Information Act Request, to request information or provide your own document containing the same information.
The FOIA request will ask if this request is for Commercial Purposes. Please see the following explanation.
(5 ILCS 140/3.1) (c) It is a violation of this Act for a person to knowingly obtain a public record for a commercial purpose without disclosing that it is for a commercial purpose, if requested to do so by the public body.
(Source: P.A. 96-542, eff. 1-1-10.)
(c-10) "Commercial purpose" means the use of any part of a public record or records, or information derived from public records, in any form for sale, resale, or solicitation or advertisement for sales or services…