Direct Deposit Fee Exemption Petition

Pursuant to 15 ILCS 405/9.03(c), all State payments for an employee's payroll or an employee's expense reimbursement, and all State payments to a vendor that exceed the allowable limit of paper warrants in a fiscal year, must be made through direct deposit. Any State employee or vendor requesting an exemption from this direct deposit mandate may petition for fee exemption status. You will receive an e-mail that your fee exemption petition has been approved or denied at a later date.

State Employees

You can submit your fee exemption petition online or download a copy of the petition to complete and mail in to the Office of the Comptroller. Approved fee exemption petitions will be in effect for payroll as well as expense reimbursement.

Online Petition

State Vendors

You can submit your fee exemption petition online or download a copy of the petition to complete and mail in to the Office of the Comptroller.

Online Petition