Public Record Search FAQs
The Idaho Courts provide access to public information on the status of trial court cases. Below you will find information about what Idaho’s public records, available Idaho Court Administrative Rule 32.
Yes, electronic court records are available for all 44 counties. Although during the transition from Idaho Supreme Court Data Repository to the iCourt Portal, users will have to search both systems in order to conduct a statewide search. For the most current information about where we are in the system transition, go to icourt.idaho.gov.
Electronic records are available from 1995 and forward, although some information for older cases may be available.
Every effort will be made to update this website, at least hourly, to reflect changes made to the court record during the working day by trial court personnel.
All public court records are made available according to the rules outlined in Idaho Court Administrative Rule (ICAR) 32.
The public shall have access to the following if they exist in electronic form:
- Litigant/party indexes to cases filed with the court
- Listings of new filings, including the names of the parties
- The chronological case summary of events
- Calendars or dockets of court proceedings, including case numbers and captions, date and time of hearings, and locations of hearings
The status of both pending and closed cases is available to the public. However, to ensure personal privacy, the following information is not provided to the public:
- social security numbers
- telephone numbers
- any personal identification numbers (including motor vehicle operator's license numbers and financial account numbers)
Access to confidential court records is governed by Idaho Court Administrative Rule 32. The Idaho Supreme Court may authorize access to confidential court records for federal, state, and local officials, or their agents, in the exercise of their official duties and powers as deemed appropriate. This type of access is referred to as 'extended access'. To learn more about applying for extended access, click here.
You must contact the Office of the Clerk or the courthouse in the county where the case originated. Please click here for a local court directory.