Located at: Illinois Secretary of State's Office 5401 N. Elston Ave., Chicago, IL 60689

The Basic RiderCourse (BRC) provides 20 hours of classroom and on-motorcycle instruction. You must be an Illinois resident 16 years of age or older. The BRC covers the basics of operating a motorcycle and safety-oriented mental strategies. Motorcycles and helmets are provided for your use. Successful completion of this course will waive both state licensing tests for those 18 years of age and older. Students under 18 must still take both state licensing tests. The course may also earn you an insurance discount.

Due to certain COVID-19 restrictions, you may want to bring a folding chair if taking a class at this site since some classroom activities will be conducted outdoors.

Course start dates may show as already started due to the online component of the course, which is listed as "Online-Self Paced" when viewing the course information. Access to the online component will be sent via email.


Course registration is open.