Conveyance Registration / Certificate of Operation
Fax forms will no longer be accepted. Please mail your Applications to the Chicago Office address.
Application for Registration of Conveyance (PDF, 3.4Mb)
Please complete the Registration process and pay invoice BEFORE submitting the Certificate of Operation and inspection report. Registration forms should be mailed to the Chicago Office, Elevator Safety Division.
Application for Certificate of Operation - ANNUAL, Revised 4/18/13 (PDF, 111KB)
The Application for Certificate of Operation - Annual is to be submitted to the Chicago Office along with a copy of the annual inspection form indicating the conveyance has PASSED inspection.
NEW!!! - Per Public Act 097-0310 a certificate of operation for each conveyance located at a church, synagogue or other building, structure, or place used primarily for religious worship, that is limited to 2 levels, and is the only conveyance in the building will be issued on a triennial basis.
Application for Certificate of Operation - TRIENNIAL, Revised 10/1/12 (PDF, 114KB)
The Application for Certificate of Operation - Triennial is to be sent to the Chicago Office along with a copy of the completed inspection form indicating the conveyance has PASSED inspection.
Multiple Conveyance Registration Spreadsheet (XLS, 20KB)
(You may use the spreadsheet if you have more than 50 conveyances to register at one location. Please note that there are two worksheets to be completed - "Location-Owner Info" and "Object Info." Please contact the Division of Elevator Safety if you have questions.
Change of Ownership/Contact Information for Registered Conveyances - Created 3/6/12 (PDF, 92Kb)
Please use this form to submit any changes to the contact information for your registered conveyance.
This form may be faxed to 312-814-3459.
Incident Report Form, Updated 2/24/10 (PDF, 211KB)
As mandated by the Elevator Safety Act, an Owner or Lessee of a conveyance MUST report all injuries and any damages over $1,000 to the Division of Elevator Safety before the close of the next business day. Please submit this form to the Chicago Office via fax, email or mail as soon as possible after such incident.