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Vehicle License / Registration

The Gem County Motor Vehicles Office is planning to be open during the following hours

Monday 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am – Noon
Thursday 7:00 – 3:30 pm
Friday 7:00 – 3:30 pm

*We will be closed the 2nd Wednesday of each month for administrative work.

Please note that if you are just renewing a vehicle registration, you may renew by mail or internet and your October, November and December renewals have  been extended to January 31, 2021. Please contact Assessor Hollie Ann Strang with concerns at 208-477-2010 or

Non-Gem County Residents/Non-Gem County Businesses will be limited to 1 title transaction or 3 registration transactions per day and you must be in line by Noon.

Wait times hare slightly improved but are still topping out at 4 hours on busy days. You will be given a pager upon arrival and will be notified when it is your turn to be assisted. Please be prepared for a wait. The wait time increases quickly at lunch time.

You are encouraged to renew your registrations by mail, by internet or by dropping off the renewal notice and payment at the tent in front of the office. All other transactions must be done in person.

Idaho Parks and Recreation registrations are not being processed in Gem County at this time. You can visit their website to find a list of vendors.

If you have received a letter from Idaho Transportation Department regarding your vehicle insurance, please contact them directly as your local office cannot access these records.

If you have any questions regarding your vehicle titling or registration, please call my direct line at 208-477-2010 or e-mail me at

412 E 1st St
Emmett, ID 83617
Services are Open to Public
*** Our Office is First Come, First Served. No appointment needed. ***
Motor Vehicle office is open to process registrations and title applications. We are limiting customer access to our lobby. Please wait outside the door until you are invited into the office. Masks are not required.

Office hours are Monday to Friday 7:00am to 5:00pm. We do not process titles after 4:45pm.

Our office is temporarily unable to register any Parks and Recreation registrations, including boats, ATV, UTV (off hwy), snowmobiles, and invasive species stickers. We are able to issue Park Passports.

For information please go to their website:  Parks And Recreation

For Idaho Transportation Department information click DMV Services.

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Contact Info

Ph: (208) 365-2171
Fax: (208) 365-2199

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
7:00am – 5:00pm
(closed weekends & holidays)


Debbie Reyes
Auto License Clerk

Cherie Rolland
Auto License Clerk

Mary Ball
Auto License Clerk

Pat Sessums
Auto License Clerk