The Idaho Transportation Department is joining other state
agencies to accommodate the needs of military personnel who
might be deployed overseas or outside the state.
ITDs Division of Motor Vehicles encourages military
personnel to check the expiration dates of their drivers
license and motor vehicle registrations before they are called
to active duty or are assigned to service outside of Idaho.
The expiration date is printed on the front of the Idaho
Military personnel who are nearing deployment and whose drivers
license will expire within the next 12 months can renew their
license at any county driver licensing office.
A drivers license can be renewed any time within 12
months of its expiration date.
If the expiration date is more than 12 months away, and active
duty and out-of-state service appears imminent, military personnel
can download an Idaho drivers license extension form
located at http://www2.state.id.us/itd/dmv/driverservices/ds_forms.htm
The completed form should be submitted to the Idaho DMV office
within six months and preferably no later than two
months before the license expires.
Active members of the military can extend their Idaho drivers
license in four year increments while on active duty but must
get a new license within 60 days of discharge from active
Anyone with questions about the drivers license renewal
process can call (208) 334-8735 or send an e-mail message
Military personnel also should check their vehicle license
plates to ensure the registration does not expire during active
Passenger car and motorcycle registrations generally can
be renewed up to 12 months before the official expiration
date. They can be renewed for one or two years. Idaho law
has no provisions that allow vehicle registrations to be extended
for military personnel.
Idaho vehicles can be registered from overseas or out-of-state
by submitting the appropriate fee to the assessors office
in the county that issued the vehicle registration. Military
personnel may also renew their vehicles online at http://www2.state.id.us/itd/dmv/online_services.htm
if the issuing county participates in the Internet registration
Questions about vehicle registration
can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
or (208) 334-8649.