New Idaho Car Title

Do you need a car title in Idaho? We've collected helpful information to assist you with everything you need to receive your car title in Idaho. Select from the options below to get started.

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1: Get Started with Online Application Assistance

Application assistance services can simplify the process for many DMV related services for a fee, including: renewing your license, applying for a license, registering a vehicle, replacing your license, changing your address and more. In addition to assistance in preparing official forms, the value added services and products you will receive include a comprehensive Easy Guide™ containing information relevant to your service needs; 30 days of both emergency Roadside Assistance and the Repair Assist consultation service from Road America. Other benefits include an ongoing monthly newsletter and a quarterly magazine covering important updates that affect drivers, important safety tips, trends, legislative updates and ways to save money on vehicle-related services.

2: By mail

Some drivers prefer to handle the renewal process by mail, rather than taking advantage of assistance services, visiting the DMV in person, or via available online services. Service by mail is available with limitations. Read below for additional details or visit your local DMV.

3: Via a DMV office

If your specific needs require an in-person visit, most, if not all, driver license services can be handled at your local DMV office. Varying DMV offices sometimes supply different types of services so you will need to check before your visit to make sure the DMV closest to you provides the service you require. In addition, you can call to see if your DMV allows you to make a personal appointment.

Idaho Car Title

Are you looking to title your vehicle in the state of Idaho? If you purchased your car from a dealership, they will handle the titling process for you. But if you received your car in any other way, you will have to apply for the Idaho car title on your own. Luckily for you, we've done the research to get this job done fast.

A new Idaho vehicle title must be applied for within 30 days of acquiring the vehicle, and must be completed at your local county assessor motor vehicle office. Make sure to bring:

  • Bill of Sale
    • Including the vehicle description, sales price, buyer's full name, original signature of seller and date
  • Title
    • For used vehicles only
  • Odometer disclosure
  • VIN number
  • Fees
    • Sales tax of six percent of the purchase price or documentation that said sales tax was paid to the state of purchase Title fee of $14 Registration fee
  • Power of attorney

You may also need:

  • Proof of residency:
    • Rental agreement
    • Utility bills
    • School enrollment records
    • Mortgage documents
  • Proof of identity:
    • Current out of state driver's license
    • Original naturalization/citizenship document
    • Certified original birth certificate or certified abstract
    • Valid Immigration and Naturalization card from the Department of Homeland Security
    • U.S. Military photo identification card
    • U.S. passport or passport card
    • Valid foreign passport with a valid U.S. visa
    • Idaho concealed weapons permit not expired for one year or more
    • Veteran's Universal Access Card with photo
    • Native American ID card with photo
  • Proof of lawful presence:
    • Certified birth certificate
    • Certification of birth abroad
    • Certificate of Naturalization/Citizenship
    • Permanent Resident card or Resident Alien card
    • Employment Authorization card
    • Valid foreign passport with valid U.S. visa and I-94 (Arrival/Departure record)
  • Social Security card