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While we strive to be as accurate and complete as possible, our researchers are not attorneys, and state laws are often full of nuances and gaps. Legal challenges in some states have resulted in different registration requirements based on the year of conviction or first registration. Users must accept all risks associated with actions taken based on this information. Please help us improve by reporting any errors or omissions via our form at

Idaho Laws Regarding Registration

Who must register?


What information must registrants provide?

How frequently must they register? And for how long?

SVP written form monthly; home visit bi-annually; in person yearly Others written form quarterly; in person yearly. Homeless must check in weekly. 18-8308
Duration life 18-310(1); petition can be made after 10 yrs. in some situations; see removal process.

Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers?


Does the state use risk assessment when assigning tiers or levels to registrants?

Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who?

Apparently not.

Is there a registration fee?

Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision?

Is there a process for removal from the registry? If so, who qualifies and what is the process?


What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting the state?

Appears to be none.

What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school?

State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration

What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences?

Does the state have lifetime supervision?


Does the state have indeterminate sentencing?


What are the state civil commitment laws?

Speaks to mental illness, not those w/ sexual offense conviction. S18-212

Statute 18-1506 would indicate 16 years
However this definition in statute 18-1507(b) indicates 18 years

Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people?

Yes; actor must be 18 or older 18-1506
And statute 18-1508A shows there must be a gap of five years for anyone 16 or 17 years old

Info for State Advocates

Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored?

What does the state say about persons who are required to register?

How does the state’s legislative process work?

How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues?

Search by variety of methods including key words

Best keywords are:

Sexual; sexual offender; sex offender registration

How to sign up for notifications of bill movement:

Most important legislative committees for our issues are:

Contact info for state legislators can be found at:

Other Useful State Information

Contact information for state registry office

Central Sex Offender Registry
700 S. Stratford Dr., Suite 120
Meridian, ID 83642
Ph: 208.884.7305

NARSOL state affiliate website or blog:

None yet.

Other helpful state advocacy groups:

Other registrant-friendly state support groups:

Response needed.

Other helpful information

idaho.txt · Last modified: 2022/11/12 12:07 by rkdbus