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Registration & Permits

New Registration System Online!

You can buy your registrations and permits online, in-person at vendors, or over the phone.

1. Online

Most of our customers are choosing the convenience of the web option to renew or register their boats and recreational vehicles, using our new system. Online purchases give you a temporary registration, valid for 60 days, which allows you to go and play — right away.

Here are tips to make it easier:

  • If you’ve registered in 2018, 2019, or 2020, please first look for yourself in the system before trying to create a new account.
    • The search will attempt to locate your existing profile using a personal identifier (driver’s license, Social Security Number, etc.). If your initial search attempt fails, please retry with a different identifier.
      • You may be asked to update your information. Please do so; creating duplicate accounts may prevent you from completing the transaction.
      • If you have never purchased an IDPR registration product or permit — or camped at an Idaho State Park — please create an account.
      • If you bought a Non-Resident Snowmobile or Off-Highway Vehicle product, you also will need to create an account.
      • Please email if you need assistance.

2. Buy from a Vendor

Please look at this list or at this interactive map for a convenient option. More than 140 vendors in 84 communities across Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming are selling registrations and Invasive Species Stickers.

  • Not all vendors can provide a sticker at the moment of purchase, but you will obtain a receipt that allows you to go and play. Some outlets sell some, but not all, of the registration products, so please check the listings.

3. Buy by Phone

Call 1-888-922-6743 and a service representative will help you with the transaction.

  • Agents are available seven days a week, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mountain Standard Time (MST), and Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., MST.

Stuck? Please call for assistance. You are welcome to call — 1-888-922-6743 for assistance — but please know we sometimes experience wait times during periods of high call volumes. The help email is usually the best option.

Confused on where to get your stickers, plates, and/or recreational vehicle registrations? Go to Parks and Rec if you are registering a Boat, OHV, or Snowmobile. Go to Parks and Rec if you need an invasive species sticker or the $40 annual park pass. Go to the DMV for Trailer registration, OHV plates, the $10 state parks passport, or your RV sticker

Frequently asked Questions (FAQs)

A. The department modernized its approach to recreational vehicle registrations through a web-based program. The conversion ended the reliance on antiquated, hand-written triplicate forms in favor of an online, digital platform.

A. All off-highway vehicle, boat, and snowmobile owners throughout the state. Purchasers of permits for Invasive Species, Park N’ Ski, and Annual State Parks Motor Vehicle Entrance fees will also benefit from this improved system

A. Online, at retail vendors across the state, and some local Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) offices. A full list of vendors is available here. You can conveniently purchase or renew registrations for snowmobiles, boats, and off-highway vehicles online 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You no longer need a renewal PIN, and you can complete first-time registrations online. You can also purchase annual Idaho State Park motor vehicle entry fee (MVEF) stickers, Park N’ Ski permits, and Invasive Species Permits online. 

A. You will receive a confirmation email right away that will serve as your temporary proof of registration purchase. The permanent sticker and registration document should come in the mail within two weeks.

A. IDPR processes orders every business day. During most times of the year, orders are in the mail the next business day. During times of high volume, it may take a week or so.

A. Absolutely. The system has an easy-to-use shopping cart feature that allows you to purchase registrations for multiple vehicles and vessels at the same time. You can also add permits, camping reservations, and Idaho Trails Supporter stickers in the same cart.

A. During the registration process for boats, off-highway vehicles, snowmobiles, and the purchase process of Park N’ Ski permits you will be asked to select a “Use Area” (Primary and Secondary for Boats). By selecting a use area, a portion of your registration dollars are distributed back into that area to be put to work for you by that area’s recreational programs. That means if you snowmobile in Fremont County, you can designate that your registration dollars be sent to Fremont County to help the trails and trail heads remain groomed and accessible for your use. Designation of a use area does not limit use to only that area. Your registration is valid statewide.

Monies collected from the purchase of Invasive Species Permits supports the Idaho Department of Agriculture in their efforts to prevent the introduction of aquatic invasive species like quagga mussels.

A. IDPR maintains data security as a top priority and maintains compliance with all current industry standards to ensure your personal data is protected. IDPR does share registration information with various state and local government agencies such as Idaho State Police, Idaho Department of Transportation, and the Idaho State Tax Commission to assist these agencies in fulfilling their various missions as they apply to recreationist throughout the State of Idaho.

Yes, the motor vehicle entrance fee (MVEF) applies to any and all motorized vehicles that can operate independently. 

Need Assistance?


Please call: 1-888-922-6743. Agents will be available seven days a week, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mountain Standard Time (MST), and Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., MST.

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