eFile with the Clerk’s Office On-Line (COOL)

State of Illinois Digital ID
To electronically file documents with the Board, you first need to obtain a State of Illinois Digital Identification. Obtaining a Digital ID requires no fee.
To get a Digital ID, click here. If you already have a Digital ID, please proceed to log in below.

User Authentication and Log-In
Your browser must have the latest version of JAVA 8 installed to eFile with COOL.

Notice: Please delay upgrading to Java 9 until we are able to upgrade our PKI software. Java 9 is NOT compatible with our current software and it will NOT allow you to log in or recover your password.

JAVA may be downloaded here

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Need assistance? Call 312-814-3461

The Board’s procedural rules on the process of eFiling are in 35 Ill. Adm. Code 101.Subpart J.