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New Registration System Online!

More than 140 vendors in 65 communities across Idaho, Montana, Utah, Washington and Wyoming are selling registrations and Invasive Species Stickers, giving customers a walk-in option in addition to the ability to buy online or over the phone.

  1. If you’d like to buy in person from a vendor, please look at this list. 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 types of registration products. Vendor List
  2. If you’d like to buy by phone, call 1-888-922-6743
  3. If you’d like to register or renew online, see the information below: 

    – If you’ve registered in 2018, 2019, or 2020, please look for yourself in our system before trying to create a new account. You may be asked to update your information. Creating duplicate accounts may prevent you from completing your transaction. If this happens, don’t worry. Please email sends e-mail) for assistance.

    – If you’ve not registered since 2018, please create an account. Once you input your information, it will only take a couple of minutes to obtain access to registrations, permits, camping reservations and more of IDPR’s products. Please email sends e-mail) if you need assistance.

    – Stuck? Please call for assistance. You are welcome to call — 1-888-922-6743 or 1-800-247-6332 for assistance — but please know we sometimes experience wait times for assistance.

    – Still waiting for your registration? Permanent registration documents and stickers will arrive via the USPS and our current handling time is 1-2 business days before mailing. Online purchases give you a temporary registration, valid for 60 days, which allows you to go and play.

If you’d like to buy by phone, call 1-888-922-6743.

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. We recommend getting a Park Passport for your motorcycle as well as any motorized RV or vehicle you plan on driving in the park.

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.

Or call the Registration Department:
(M-F 8:30 am – 4:30 pm)

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