Information for Sex Offenders

IDOC Sex Offender Community Supervision/Registration

Sex Offenders under supervision with IDOC must adhere to the State of Idaho registration requirements, strictly follow the Sex Offender Agreement of Supervision, have monthly contact with their probation and parole officer, and submit to all polygraph testing and treatment requirements.

State of Idaho Sex Offender Registration Requirements

This information pertains to felony adult sex offenders only. Sex offender registration in Idaho began on July 1, 1993, which established a statutory duty for persons convicted of certain felony sex crimes to register with their local sheriff. In 1998, the Legislature repealed the original act and enacted the "Sexual Offenders Registration Notification and Community Right-to-Know Act" to strengthen program administration and to expand public access to central registry information. The new registration law became effective July 1, 1998, under code Title 18, Chapter 83, Idaho Code (sections 18-8301 through 18-8329).

All offenders under supervision with IDOC must strictly adhere to registration laws and are subject to prosecution for a felony, Failure to Register, for any non-compliance.

Additional Links

Title 18 School and Children Restrictions

18-8329 ADULT CRIMINAL SEX OFFENDERS -- PROHIBITED ACCESS TO SCHOOL CHILDREN

Title 18 Employment Restrictions

18-8327 ADULT CRIMINAL SEX OFFENDER -- PROHIBITED EMPLOYMENT

Idaho Sex Offender Registry Contact Information

Central Sex Offender Registry
PO Box 700
Meridian, ID 83680-0700
Ph: 208.884.7305
Fx: 208.884.7193
Email: idsor@isp.idaho.gov

Registration Time Requirements Post Release and Sentencing:

All sex offenders are required to register their address with the local sheriff's department within three (3) days of sentencing or release from incarceration.

Address/Name Changes: All sex offenders must notify the local registration office in written form of any address or name changes within two (2) business days of such change.

Annual Registration: All offenders are required to register annually with their local sheriff's office. Registration verifications are mailed every four (4) months after the initial registration is completed and will have the day/month the offender is required to register annually. Sex offenders are required to fill out the verification forms and returned by mail within seven (7) days of original stamped mailing date. Annual registration is required and failing to register as a sex offender in the state of Idaho is a felony. All failure to register cases will be referred to local law enforcement to be charged as such by IDOC staff.

Out-of-State Transfers: All sex offenders are required to register within the transfer receiving state within ten (10) days of relocation and to notify the initial registration office of the relocation with the new out-of-state address within five (5) business days.

NOTE: All change of address requests must be properly investigated and approved by your supervising probation and parole officer PRIOR to changing residence locations. Failure to make the proper request will result in a probation violation being filed with your sentencing court.

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