Boise County Clerk, Auditor, Recorders Office

Mary T. Prisco

Clerk, Ex Officio Auditor, Recorder

E-mail: mprisco@co.boise.id.us

Due to the recent closure of the Boise County offices to the public, the Recorder’s Office will not be able to assist any walk in customer, including customers coming in for notarization of documents or marriage licenses. Financial institutes may be an alternate option for notarization. We are only accepting documents through the mail or E-Recording at this time. We currently accept E-Recording from Simplifile. We will continue to update our customers as we receive more information. We apologize for any inconvenience, and appreciate your cooperation as we are working to maintain a normal flow of business. Please call (208) 392-4431 if you have questions.

For recording information requests, email sgeorge@co.boise.id.us

The Clerk of the District Court serves as ex-officio Auditor and Recorder and as ex-officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners (Idaho Code 31-2001)

Boise County Fiscal year 2020 Budget

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DUTIES

As an ex officio Auditor, this individual is responsible to draw warrants (I.C. 31-2301), examine and settle debts to the County (I.C. 31-2303), keep accounts current with the Treasurer (I.C. 31-2304 and 2306), issue an annual financial statement of the County (I.C.31-2307) and perform such other duties as
prescribed by law (I.C. 31-2309).

As ex-officio Recorder, the Clerk is responsible (I.C. 31-2402) to record:

  1. Deeds, grants, transfers and mortgages of real estate, releases of mortgages, powers of attorney to convey real estate and leases which have been acknowledged or proved, and transcripts of judgments or decrees which affect the title or possession of real property including water rights, any part of which is situate in the county of which the person is the recorder.
  2. Certificates of marriage and marriage contracts.
  3. Wills admitted to probate.
  4. Official bonds.
  5. Notice of mechanics’ liens.
  6. Transcripts of judgments which by law are made liens upon real estate.
  7. Notices of attachments upon real estate.
  8. Notices of the pendency of an action affecting real estate, the title thereto or possession thereof.
  9. Instruments describing or relating to the separate property of married women.
  10. Notices of preemption claims.
  11. Certified copies of any petition, with the schedules omitted, filed in, and certified copies of any order or decree made or entered in proceeding under the National Bankruptcy Act.
  12. Financing statements under the Uniform Commercial Code which cover timber to be cut, minerals or the like (including oil and gas), and accounts subject to Subsection (5) of I.C. 28-9-103).
  13. Notice of order of a general adjudication in conformance with section I.C. 42-1408.
  14. Such other writings are required or permitted by law to be recorded.

Other writings required or permitted by law would include: various indexes (I.C. 31-2404 & 2405), certificates of sale and various other records.

Marriage Licenses

Where to apply for your Marriage License:

Marriage Licenses are issued in the Recorder’s Office in Idaho City and at the Horseshoe Bend Courthouse Annex. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
If you will be married in Idaho, you must obtain a marriage license. If you are to be married in another state, you will need to get a license from that state.
What you will need if you are 18 years of age or older.

  • Both people need to appear at the Recorder’s office in person.
  • Both need forms of photo identification.
  • Fill out marriage license application forms.
  • Read and sign pamphlet on AIDS as required by Idaho Law.
  • Cost: $30.00 cash

Two copies are issued — one is for the couple, the other is sent to the Recorder’s office, by the person performing the ceremony, to be recorded.

What you will need if you are under 18 years of age.

  • Both people need to appear at the Recorder’s office in person.
  • Both need forms of photo identification.
  • Each applicant who is under the age if 18 must be accompanied by at least one of their parents to sign giving permission or a notarized statement of consent.
  • Fill out marriage license application forms.
  • Read and sign pamphlet on AIDS as required by Idaho Law.
  • Cost: $30.00 cash

Two copies are issued — one is for the couple, the other is sent to the Recorder’s office, by the person performing the ceremony, to be recorded.

What you will need if you are under 16 years of age.

If you are under 16 years of age, you must have an appointment with the Magistrate Judge to obtain a court order allowing the 16 year old to be married.

  • Both people need to appear at the Recorder’s office in person.
  • Both need forms of photo identification.
  • Each applicant who is under the age if 18 must be accompanied by at least one of their parents to sign giving permission.
  • Fill out marriage license application forms.
  • Read and sign pamphlet on AIDS as required by Idaho Law.
  • Cost: $30.00 cash.

Who can perform the wedding ceremony?

Judge, Mayor or Minister.

Judge Roger E. Cockerille performs marriages.

For an appointment, contact:

Boise County Courthouse
419 Main Street
Idaho City, ID 83631
Phone (208) 392-4452 ext. 132

Phillip Canody, Mayor
City of Idaho City — (208) 392-4584

Robert Powell, Mayor
City of Crouch — (208) 462-4687

Brian Davies, Mayor
City of Placerville —

Patrick B Goff, Mayor
City of Horseshoe Bend — (208) 793-2219

Boise County Beer, Wine and/or Liquor Licenses

County Beer/Wine/Liquor License applications are available and issued through the County Clerk’s office. The Board of Commissioners must approve all applications prior to the license being issued.

Licenses are issued for retail of the following:

  • Bottled or canned beer NOT to be consumed on premises ($25.00).
  • Bottled or canned beer TO BE consumed on premises ($50.00).
  • Draught beer and/or canned and /or bottled Beer ($50.00).

Fees:

Retail Wine: $100.00

Wine (by the drink): $100.00

County Liquor (by the drink): 25% of license fee collected by the State

Please contact:

Boise County Clerk’s Office
420 Main Street
P.O. Box 1300
Idaho City, Idaho 83631
Phone: (208) 392-4431 ext. 120

BOISE COUNTY IS NOT DOING PASSPORTS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Application for Passports can be done at the Boise County Recorder’s Office in the Miner’s Exchange Building. The cut off time to accept an Application for a Passport is 4:30pm. If there are more than 3 passports you must call the office and make an appointment. (the main passport office in Boise is the US Post Office at 770 S. 13th St., 1-800-275-8777 or 208-433-4351 and it is by appointment only)(Gem County and Canyon County still do passports)

To Obtain a Passport You Will Need:

  • One (1) passport photo. They must have been taken in the last six (6) months and have a light colored background. Glasses are no longer acceptable in a passport photo.
  • A check made out to DEPARTMENT OF STATE in the amount of $110.00 for anyone 16 years of age and older, $80.00 for anyone under 16. If the check is for more than one person, write the name and date of birth for each person on the check.
  • A $35.00 fee per passport is required by the County. This payment can either be cash, check or credit card. Individual checks for each application is not required.
  • STATE CERTIFIED COPY OF YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE. This must have a raised, State Seal on it. Hospital certificates are not acceptable. If you are a Naturalized Citizen you must present us with your Original Naturalization Papers.
  • We have to identify ALL APPLICANTS. You must present your current drivers license or some other form of photo identification. The applicant must apply in person.
  • Applicants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by at least one parent.
  • Public Law 106-113 requires both parents or legal guardians signatures, under oath, on passport applications for children under 14, or documentation of the absence of the second parent.

All original documents that are sent with your application are returned to you. These documents and your Passport will arrive separately.

Applications should be filled out by the applicant unless it is a small child.

NEW FEES – EFFECTIVE APRIL 2ND, 2018

Routine Services Fees (Form DSP-11)

Service Passport Fee Execution Fee Total
Age 16 and over $110 $35 $145
Age under 16 $80 $35 $115

Passport Cards Available

Service Passport Fee Execution Fee Total
Age 16 and over $30 $35 $65
Age under 16 $15 $35 $50

Passport Book and Passport Card together

Service Passport Fee Execution Fee Total
Age 16 and over $140 $325 $175
Age under 16 $95 $35 $130

RECORDER

Fee Schedule:

Recording Fees as of July 1st, 2017 per Idaho code 31-3205:

The documents listed below are included in the above referenced fee changes. The individual fees for recording each of the following types of instruments, provided such document is thirty pages or less, are listed accordingly.

Miscellaneous documents, Mining Claim documents or other documents not listed are $10.00 for the first page, $3.00 for each additional page, of one document.

Deeds, grants and conveyances of real property: $15.00

Trust deeds or mortgages of real property, including fixture filings, security agreements and assignments of leases and rents if contained within the same instrument for recording: $45.00

Reconveyances and releases of Mortgages: $15.00

Power of Attorney: $25.00

Delinquent Assessments-Irrigation Districts: $25.00

Copies of Recorded documents (per page): $1.00

Certificate Under Seal: $1.00

Recording Town Plat or Map – first 100 lots: $11.00

Each additional Lot: $0.50

Filing a Survey: $5.00 per page

(1 – Mylar, 1 – Blue Line and 1 – 8.5 X 11 paper copy required)

Copies of Surveys or Right-of-Way Plats: $4.00

Comparing and certifying a prepared copy of a file
or record in this office (for each page): $0.50

Each Certificate Under Seal Additional Fee: $1.00

Marriage Licenses: $30.00

Faxes (first page): $5.00 (each additional page): $1.00

CERTIFICATE OF RESIDENCY FORM

JUNIOR COLLEGE INSTRUCTIONS

A Certificate of Residency must be filled out for each yearly term (i.e. Fall 2018 through Spring 2019).

THE COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE HAS TO RECEIVE IN THE OFFICE A COMPLETED CERTIFICATE OF RESIDENCY AND ANY ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTATION (i.e. copy of Drivers License) BEFORE:

FALL SEMESTER – SEPTEMBER 15
SPRING SEMESTER – FEBRUARY 15

STUDENT STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS ON THE SECOND PAGE OF THE CERTIFICATE OF RESIDENCY FORM.

THE CERTIFICATE OF RESIDENCY FORM IS ALSO ON THE IAC WEBSITE AT: http://idcounties.org/DocumentCenter/View/1345