Bonneville County

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Recording

The Recorder's Office is located on the second floor of the Court House, room 204.
605 N. Capital, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402
208-529-1350  X1350,   FAX 208-529-1311
Hours of opperation: Monday through Friday, 8:00-5:00.  Closed all major holidays.

Recording fees:

$10.00 for the first page, $3.00 for each additional page per document.

The document must be the original, signed, notarized document.

To request copies of recorded documents-you can come into our office and make the request or mail a request to us specifing what document you need along with any information you have and a self-addressed stamped envelope.  Copies are $1.00 per page, add $1.00 per document for certification.  Large copies of plats and surveys are $5.00 each.  Please make checks payable to Bonneville County Recorder and mail requests to 605 N Capital, Idaho Falls, ID 83402.

Bonneville County does not require any business licenses other than for peddlers/solicitors working outside the city limits.  Please check with the city in which you plan to have you business to see what requirements they may have.

We do not carry any legal forms (quit claim deeds, lien forms, etc.), you can find those at Staples or Office Max, some forms can be found at Title Company offices or through an attorney.

Marriage Licenses: 

Both parties must be present.  You need an ID with your birthdate, $28.00 CASH ONLY, and you need to know your social security number.
If you do not have a social security number, you must go to the social security office and get a letter from them stating why you do not have a number.
If you are under the age of 18yrs., one parent must sign an affidavit authorizing the marriage.
If you  are under the age of 16yrs., you must have a judge's permission authorizing the marriage.
Marriage licenses do not have a waiting period or expiration date.
If you would like a judge to marry you, call 529-1350 X1357 to schedule a time.
You can get a marriage license in any county in Idaho and get married anywhere in Idaho.  The license will be recorded in the county in which you purchase it.

Passports: 

We accept passport applications until 3:00pm daily.
You need to bring the completed application, two passport photos, two checks, original certified birth certificate, and photo ID.  DO NOT SIGN THE APPLICATION UNTIL ASKED. 

More information can be obtained on the US Department Of State website.

Notary Public:

Notaries are available in the Recorder's office.  There is a $1.00 fee per stamp.  Do not sign the document before presenting it to the notary.  You will need ID in order for you document to be notarized.  We cannot notarize copies of transcripts, birth certificates, death certificates, etc.

Liquor License: 

Liquor licenses are good for one year, they expire on September 30th of every year.  To obtain a license, you must first have your State Liquor/Alcoholic license.  We require a copy of that license and a completed application. 

Fees: Liquor License (includes wine)-$187.50
Beer  draft, bottled, canned, and retail   $100.00
Beer  bottled or canned to be consumed on premises    $75.00
Beer  bottled or canned not to be consumed on premises  $25.00
Wine  retail   $100.00
Wine  by the glass   $100.00

Catering Permit:

Catering permits are $20/day.  You need to fill out our catering permit application, bring in your state issued alcohol license and fees.  Catering permits are only issued for up to 3 consecutive days.  Your application must be in at least 10 days prior to the event.

Helpful links:

Health and Welfare for birth and death certificates as well as marriage and divorce information.  We do not have record of any births or deaths.
The Secretary of State registers businesses.

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