Village Clerk

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Services provided by the Village Clerk's Office can be accessed online or by calling 847/933-8203. Real Estate Transfer Tax Forms can be accessed here. Completed Real Estate Transfer Tax Forms can be emailed to TransferTax@skokie.org. For real estate transactions less than $1.5 million, payment can be made through the online portal here (utilize the drop-down menu to select Transfer Tax). Payment for transactions $1.5 million and higher can be arranged by calling 847/933-8203.

Real Estate Transfer Tax Forms also can be mailed to:
Skokie Village Hall
Attn: Village Clerk's Office
5127 Oakton Street
Skokie, Illinois 60077

Passport services are by appointment only

​About

The office of the Village Clerk provides many important services to Skokie residents. Premier among the office's programs is its election services, with its primary goal to provide the greatest convenience to voting.

The Election Division of the Village Clerk's Office is responsible for all matters involving elections, and the Clerk is the local election official. Skokie residents can register to vote in the Village Clerk's Office. The Clerk's election duties include, but are not limited to voter registration and re-registration. Receiving certain nominating petitions and processing requests for lost voter registration cards.

Bicycle Registration


Skokie residents may register your bike at the Village Clerk's Office in Skokie Village Hall. To register, you will need to know the serial number, make, type, color and wheel size of the bicycle. Once registered you will receive a license that is affixed to the bicycle. Registering your bicycle allows the Skokie Police Department to recover it if it is lost or stolen. For more information, please contact the Clerk's Office

Citizen's Assistance


Citizen's Assistance is another important aspect of the Village Clerk's Office that falls under the Records Division. The Village Clerk's Office provides a Citizen's Assistance line that can help with inquiries about, and requests for, Village services. Additionally, Citizen's Assistance directs residents to other agencies and organizations that offer needed services. Referrals are often given to agencies that provide consumer, legal, transportation, health, social, employment and other services.

The Citizen's Assistance number is 847/933-8480. Calls received from noon to 1 p.m., weekdays after 5 p.m. and on the weekend will be recorded on an answering machine and handled during the next business hour.

Handicapped Parking Placards

If you live in Skokie, you can apply for a temporary handicap placard at the Clerk's office. The placard is good for three months or less. To apply you will need to fill out a temporary handicapped parking application form available at the Clerk's Office in Skokie Village Hall. This form must be certified by your doctor. For more information, please contact the Clerk's Office.