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Idaho DMV Resource Links & FAQs

Here you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your tests and tasks with the Idaho DMV.

Driver’s license and vehicle tasks are completed with the Division of Motor Vehicles. The official website for the Idaho DMV is:

Online Services at the Idaho DMV

If you can avoid a trip to your local DMV office, you’re in luck. The Idaho DMV offers the following services online:

  • Check your driver license status.
  • Renew your license.
  • Replace your license.
  • Renew your plates.
  • Order personalized plates.
  • Check your vehicle history.

Visit and to set up an online account and complete your driver’s license and vehicle tasks online.

Idaho Driver’s Licenses & Learner’s Permits is designed to help you prepare for and pass your DMV written tests – all for free!

We want you to focus on studying and being a safe driver. We don’t think you should pay extra for this.

Idaho DMV Practice Tests

Idaho DMV Permit Practice Test

Road Signs & Traffic Signals Practice Test

Free Idaho DMV Cheat Sheets & Study Guides (Including Free PDF Print-Outs)

We also provide overviews of the steps you’ll need to take at the DMV, so you can be better prepared and know what to expect when it comes time to make a visit to your local office or complete a task online or through the mail. You’ll also find tips and guides designed to help make you the most knowledgeable driver and vehicle owner as possible.

How to Get a Driver’s License in Idaho

Driver’s Education in Idaho

REAL ID Identification Requirements at the DMV

Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants

Driving Safety Topics: Distracted Driving, Defensive Driving, DUI, Seat Belt Laws, and More!

Idaho Motorcycle License & CDL

Are you interested in obtaining other types of driver’s licenses and endorsements in Idaho? has you covered!

Idaho Motorcycle License Practice Tests & Application Requirements

Idaho Motorcycle Written Exam Simulation

Free CDL Practice Tests & Guides

Idaho Car Registration & Title

After you get your driver’s license, you’re going to need something to drive, right? We’ve got the information you’ll need to get started.

Idaho Car Registration & Title Information

Smog Check & Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Car Insurance Requirements

Vehicle History Reports

Free Bill of Sale Form

Idaho License & Registration FAQs

What documents do I need to get an Idaho driver’s license?

You’ll need to bring proof of your identity, Social Security Number, and residency.

How do I renew my driver’s license in Idaho?

You can renew by mail or in person.

How long do I have to renew my Idaho driver’s license after it expires?

If your driver’s license has been expired for 25 months or more, you need to retake your tests.

Do I need a new driver’s license when I move to Idaho?

Yes, you’ll need to do so within 90 days.

When will I receive my Idaho driver’s license after renewing or replacing it?

You should receive your new license within a few weeks.

Can I get a copy of my Idaho registration online?

Contact your local DMV office if you need replacement documents.

How do I renew my car registration in Idaho?

You can renew online or by mail.

Can I renew my car registration online in Idaho?

Yes, you can.

What happens if my Idaho car registration is expired?

You may be charged a late fee.

When will I receive my Idaho car registration and license plate stickers/tabs after I renew or replace them?

You should receive your updated documents in a few weeks.

How much of my Idaho car registration is tax deductible?

You can deduct your car registration fees from your federal income taxes if a portion of your registration is based on the vehicle’s value. Refer to your registration documents for details.

Do I need to register my vehicle when moving to Idaho?

Yes, you’ll need to transfer your out-of-state registration within 90 days of moving.

Idaho DMV Office Locations & Appointments

Sometimes there’s nothing you can do to avoid a trip to the DMV.

Use the Idaho office finder to locate DMVs near you:

Here you’ll be able to find:

  • Addresses and directions.
  • DMV Office Hours.
  • Holiday and Weekend Schedules.
  • Acceptable forms of payment.
  • Current wait times, if available.

Remember, if you do have to visit the Idaho DMV, it’s always a good idea to make an appointment. This can help reduce the time you’ll need to spend there.

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