Elgin’s Advanced Factory-level Trained, Certified, & Trusted Body Shop

All Forrest Auto Body Certifications

Certified Repairs

Family owned and operated, Forrest Auto Body specializes in certified collision repair for various types of vehicles, from modern cars to classic beauties, motorcycles, personal watercrafts, all the way to first responder vehicles.


Our highly skilled technicians provide a wide array of auto body repair services. Whether you need minor paintless dent repair after a hailstorm, or you’re in need of comprehensive collision repair, we are at your service.

Repair Authorization

Before we proceed with the actual repair, we’ve simplified another important step for you – repair authorization. All you need to do is download and fill out our form available here, and we can get started on your car as soon as possible.

Why Choose Forrest Auto Body

Our body shop has been around for over three decades providing the most advanced repairs, securing your welfare and the safety of our community in Elgin.

Our responsibility as a collision center goes well beyond simply repairing vehicles. As part of our community, it’s our purpose to contribute to its safety and wellbeing by constantly improving our services, skills, and knowledge.

What’s more, we are dedicated to educating our customers on their rights as a consumer, and to provide useful and factual information. We want you to put your trust in the Forrest Auto Body name, so rest assured that we have got your back every step of the way.

This is an industry that relies on ongoing growth, so we strive to be at the forefront of that progress, and we eagerly embrace innovation to ensure your satisfaction and greater safety. We are proud of our work, not just because we make sure that every collision repair is outstanding, but because we build long-lasting relationships with our customers. We hope to build one with you, as well.

You want to leave your car with experts who are recognized and approved by the manufacturer of your vehicle. To ensure your peace of mind, we continuously obtain the necessary manufacturer certifications for various makes and models.

At Forrest Auto Body we are proud to be certified by the leading manufacturers in the industry, including Hyundai and FCA, and to be among the top 10% of collision repair businesses in the country. In the words of these manufacturers, we are in an elite league as a best-in-class business operation. We are also proud to be one of the few shops in Illinois that is manufacturer certified to provide expert repairs for Alpha Romeo vehicles, showcasing our commitment to excellence in the collision repair industry.


Get Your Free Estimate Today

Finding yourself in an accident is one of the most stressful situations you could possibly experience. That’s why we take the stress away and simplify the entire collision repair process, from start to finish. Use our free online estimate tool, and we’ll get back to you with our evaluation promptly!