IIL has "special needs" including the unloaded gun completely enclosed in a case specifically made for a gun. Also must be disassembled or stored in an inaccessible compartment, since you are not an IL resident.
Non-residents must be legally eligible to possess
or acquire fi rearms and ammunition in their state of
residence. It is recommended that in order to be in
compliance with all statutes, non-residents transport
all fi rearms:
1. Unloaded, and
2. Enclosed in a case, and
3. Not immediately accessible or broken down in a
HOW DO I TRANSPORT A FIREARM
THROUGH AN ILLINOIS COMMUNITY WITH AN
ORDINANCE THAT PROHIBITS FIREARMS OR
Illinois’ Unlawful Use of Weapons law does not
preempt local ordinances from banning fi rearms.
Persons carrying or transporting fi rearms through
such communities could be subject to local fi rearm
ordinances. It is recommended that you contact local
authorities regarding their fi rearm ordinances.