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Please be advised that as of March 17th all Ada County DMV locations (Front Street, Franklin, Meridian, Chinden, and Star) are CLOSED to the public.  For vehicle registration renewals, please use an alternate option:
                Mail to:                 Ada County Assessor
                                                190 W. Front St., Suite 107
                                                Boise, ID 83702
                Online:                 adacounty.id.gov/assessor/motor-vehicles
                Phone:                 208-577-3135
 Please visit our website for any other information www.adacounty.id.gov/assessor
 We will notify the public when we will reopen for business as usual.
 Thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we work with public health officials and the State of Idaho to keep our communities and employees safe.

To provide superior customer service to the public when registering and titling motor vehicles.

As the number of on-site transactions continues to increase, the Motor Vehicle Division will acquire and utilize appropriate state-of-the-art technology to safely, efficiently and conveniently provide patrons with more options to conduct transactions. The Motor Vehicle Division will continue to combat negative perceptions by providing fast, friendly customer service while maintaining a high level of accuracy and professionalism.

We believe in providing the best possible service to our patrons by embracing the highest standards of professionalism, enthusiasm and communication. As a team we are innovative, concerned, motivated problem-solvers who desire to fulfill our mission in a cost-effective, efficient manner. We believe in a work environment characterized by consistency, honesty, responsiveness and trust.

The Ada County Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office at 400 N. Benjamin Lane has moved to a new, larger location at
8655 W. Franklin Rd

Idaho driver’s licenses, instruction permits, or identification cards are only issued at the Sheriff’s Office at 400 N Benjamin Ln., Boise.

New Time Saver!  No waiting!  For the first time available in Idaho, now you can make an appointment to conduct your DMV transaction!  Select a date and time for quick and convenient walk-up service. Appointments are now available at Franklin, Meridian, and Chinden locations via our scheduling website: https://dmvscheduling.adacounty.id.gov/

WHAT’S THIS?  Ada County residents are receiving the new ITD vehicle registration Renewal Notice New (Hint: it’s no longer a post card!)

Online Vehicle Registration

Try the Idaho Transportation Department’s new On-Line Vehicle Registration page.

Please note the following plate types cannot currently be renewed online: Boats, Classic, Dealer, Exempt, Legislative, Loaner, Off-Road, Old Timer, Repossession, Snowmobiles, and Transporter.

Idaho State Parks Passport

In partnership with Idaho Parks & Recreation, annual Parks Passports will be available for purchase at all Ada County DMV offices. The annual Parks Passport is $10.00 per vehicle, per year, and provides admission to all 30 Idaho State Parks, trail and boat launch access, and even camping discounts. The Passport expires concurrently with vehicle registration. A full list of Idaho State Parks is available at www.idahoparkspassport.com

Recreational Vehicle Licensing and Registration
New rules for registering and licensing all all-terrain vehicles (ATV), motorbikes, and utility vehicles (UTV)

IN A HURRY? Consider these helpful hints!

Follow this link to the Idaho Transportation Department for additional forms, references and information.