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No. In Idaho the Motor Vehicle and Driver's License offices are completely separate offices. The County Assessor's Office operates the Motor Vehicle Division, and the County Sheriff is in charge of the Driver's License Division. These offices are located next to each other for your convenience. Please pay close attention to your selection when getting in line or making an appointment on QLESS. We can not honor an appointment made for the Driver's License Office.
If you put a copy of the bill of sale/title in the back window this suffices as a 72-hour temporary registration. Please come into the DMV office as soon as possible to transfer the title and get registered.
You will need to bring the title, all current owner ID’s, and the vehicle with you for a VIN inspection.
If you have a loan on your vehicle and do not have the title, you must bring:
A confirmation text and email containing detailed information about your appointment will have been sent to you when you made the appointment. Please check your records for this communication.
In general, you will need:
If the vehicle has an out of state title please bring the vehicle with you so that we can do a vin inspection. Vin inspections can also be performed by a member of law enforcement.
Please renew your tags online using ITD’s Vehicle Registration Renewal service available by clicking here. This online service makes renewing your vehicle registration simple, safe and convenient. If you need to change your address you must submit this form and have it processed by ITD prior to renewing your vehicle registration.
Here is a link to our DMV page for making an appointment. In addition to this, we are open daily for walk-ins.
You can renew these at both the DMV locations, or you can visit Idaho Parks and Recreation and renew online.
You can register vehicles in Kootenai County at either:Coeur d’Alene Department of Motor Vehicles451 Government WayCoeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Post Falls Motor Vehicles Office120 E Railroad AvenuePost Falls, ID 83854
Generally, service hours are 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Both motor vehicle licensing locations provide vehicle registration and titling service between 7:15am - 4:00pm Monday thru Friday, except Holidays or special occasions (ITD system events, staff training, etc...). The QLESS system will automatically not accept appointments once all daily appointment slots have been filled. Title work can be time consuming and must be initiated prior to 3:45pm.
Generally, any vehicle operated on public highways must be registered and titled. Also, various boats and watercraft are required to be titled. Any motorized boat used on Idaho waterways must be registered. Contact the Department of Motor Vehicles if you need to title or register.
Mobile homes and manufactured homes (usually need a pre-paid tax receipt from the Treasurer's Office)
All of the above, plus:
For more information, visit our DMV page.
For more information, contact the either the Coeur d'Alene or Post Falls Vehicle Licensing Office.
If you are in this situation, you must bring all of the following items to our office:
Contact either of the Kootenai County Assessor’s Office Department of Motor Vehicles:
Coeur d’Alene Office
451 Government WayP. O. Box 9000Coeur d’Alene ID 83816-9000Phone: 208-446-1580
Post Falls Office
200 E Railroad AvenuePost Falls. ID 83854Phone: 208-446-1590
The Idaho Transportation DepartmentDivision of Motor Vehicles - ITD DMV Website
3311 State StreetP. O. Box 7129Boise ID 83707-1129Phone: 208-334-8000