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Driver's License and ID Cards

Idaho State Driver’s License
Idaho State ID Card
Idaho Star Card

Gem County Driver’s License Services
Opening May 18, 2020
By Appointment Only

(DRIVER’S LICENSE, ID CARD, STAR CARD, CONCEALED WEAPON’S LICENSE)

We have two stations available to service customers.
Click on the following links to schedule your appointment:
Schedule Station 1
Schedule Station 2
If you are unable to schedule your appointment, please call us at (208) 365-3524 for assistance.

For Driver’s License/ID Renewals please visit Access Idaho Services to renew to online.

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We Accept CASH, CHECK or CREDIT CARD
Credit Card Transactions will be charged a fee of 3% plus $1.00

Click here to download a PDF copy

We often have extended wait times. Please plan accordingly.

TESTING LOCATION…
Gem County Sheriff
Auto & DL/ID Services Lobby
410 East 1st Street
Emmett, ID 83617

NOTE: Services are NOT located in the County Courthouse building. They are located in the Gem County Sheriff’s building, directly south of the Courthouse.

TESTING HOURS…
  • Class D and Motorcycle: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Commercial: 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
You must be seated at the testing station by the times listed or you will need to return another day.

IDAHO STAR CARD…

The Idaho Transportation Department has a web page that provides a complete list of required and acceptable documents to obtain your Idaho Star Card and comply with the Real ID Act. Click on the following link to go to ITD’s Star Card web page:

Idaho Star Card Acceptable Documents


NEW OR RENEWING COMMERCIAL LICENSE/INSTRUCTION PERMIT…

You must provide a valid Passport or Birth Certificate.
You must provide DOT Medical Card if applicable.
If you current name is different than the supporting document, we will also need:

  • A Certified and Recorded Marriage License;
  • A Divorce Decree;
  • and/or Court Ordered Name Change Document.

DRIVER’S TRAINING PERMIT/INSTRUCTION PERMIT…

For Driver’s Training or Instruction Permit you must provide the following:

  • Certified Birth Certificate;
  • Social Security Card;
  • Picture ID;
  • Parent Listed on Birth Certificate with Idaho Identification;
  • Verification of Compliance;
  • Name of Driver’s Training School;
  • Picture ID.

NEW/RETURNING TO IDAHO FROM ANOTHER STATE…

You must provide verification of Idaho Residency. Items accepted include:

  • Mortgage Papers;
  • Deed;
  • Utility Bills (No Cell Phone Bills);
  • 1099 or Most Current W-2;
  • Current Pay-Stub with your Physical Address (No PO Box Addresses will be accepted).

You must provide Identification. Supported documentation includes:

  • A Valid Passport or Birth Certificate;
  • Social Security Card;
  • Out-of-State Driver’s License/Identification Card.

If you current name is different than the supporting document, we will also need:

  • A Certified Marriage License;
  • A Divorce Decree;
  • and/or Court Ordered Name Change Document.

REQUEST FOR NAME CHANGE…

Must FIRST be made through the Social Security Administration (may take up to 48 hours to update).
Must provide a Social Security Card with New Name.
Must provide the following additional documentation:

  • A Certified Marriage License;
  • A Divorce Decree;
  • and/or Court Ordered Name Change Document.