Learn who regulates moving companies in Illinois


In Illinois the Commerce Commission (ICC) Regulates Intra-state and household good moves.

Agency: Illinois Commerce Commission Address: 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, IL 62701 Phone: (800)524-0795 Website: http://www.icc.illinois.gov/

Moving Companies engaged in the transportation of household goods must obtain a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity from the Illinois Commerce Commission. They must publish and file a list of their services and prices (in a document referred to as a Tariff), and must conduct their operations in compliance with the Illinois Commercial Transportation Law, 625 ILCS 5/18c-1101 et seq., and the Household Goods Administrative Rules, 92 Ill. Adm. Code 1457.10 et seq.

In Illinois if your move is less than 35 miles, it is priced on an hourly basis. If the move is over 35 miles and falls entirely within the area covered by the counties of Cook, DuPage, Lake, McHenry, Kane, Kendall, or Will , it is still done on an hourly basis. If the move is over 35 miles, it is priced by weight and distance. Movers are required to display ILCC # on their vehicles when doing any moves within Illinois. Discounts or flat rating are not allowed on moves within Illinois except in certain very restricted geographic areas.

If you are looking for a local mover to move you within the state, check our Registered Illinois Movers.

For further assistance or if you have any other questions try contacting:

Illinois Movers and Warehousemen’s Association www.imawa.com 217-585-2470 40 Adloff Lane Springfield, IL 62703

Better Business Bureau of Illinois BBB Headquarters 330 N Wabash Avenue Suite #2006 Chicago, IL 60611 www.chicago.bbb.org Phone: (312) 832-0500

For Interstate moves:

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration www.fmcsa.dot.gov 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE Washington, DC 20590 1-800-832-5660

Protect Your Move (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) www.protectyourmove.gov US Department of Transportation www.dot.gov 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE Washington, DC 20590 1-800-877-8339 1-866-377-8642

American Moving & Storage Association www.moving.org 1611 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314 1-800-849-2672


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