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Idaho Public Records

Certificate Information

You can get almost all vital records and statistics from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. The earliest records available for births and deaths is July 1911. The oldest marriage or divorce records available are from May 1947. Birth records are considered confidential for 100 years while death, marriage and divorce records are confidential for 50 years. After that time period all records are considered public records and available by anyone for genealogical research.

Records are usually processed in 5-7 days after receiving the order. Rush orders will cut the time down to 2-3 days at a cost of an additional $5 dollar fee. A computer printed death certificate costs $14 dollars while all other records cost $13. Certified photocopies cost $18 dollars and $19 dollars respectively.

Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036

Vital Statistic Certificate Request

Records are also available for order online and by fax. 866-559-9629

Adoption Records

All adoption records are sealed after filing and considered confidential records. Only a court order can open the records for viewing. To help facilitate the collection of medical information, geneology searches and searches for birth relatives, the state manages the Idaho Voluntary Adoption Registry.

Voluntary Adoption Registry (PDF)

Property Records

Records regarding property sales, parcel records, land statistics and tax values is handled by the County Assessor.

Ada County Assessor Land Records
Canyon County Property Assessment Maps
Kootenai County Assessor's Office Parcel Information Search
Bonneville County Web GIS
Bannock County Assessor Online Parcel Viewer