The divorce records contained in the Idaho Divorce Records Index start in 1947 and end in 1960, totaling 35,866 divorce records. These records were obtained from the Idaho Department of Health Welfare. To obtain further details on the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and the Idaho Divorce Records Index, visit the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare website.
The Idaho Divorce Records Index typically provides the following data in each divorce record: the full name of both parties involved in the divorce; the location of the divorce; the date of the divorce; the year the divorce certificate was issued; and the divorce certificate number.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare maintains the divorce records for the state, as well as satisfies requests for copies. To learn more about requesting copies of divorce records from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, contact them using the information below.
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
450 West State Street
Boise, ID 83702
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare oversees the Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, which is responsible for maintaining marriage and divorce records from May 1947 to the present, as well as death and birth records dating back to July 1911 through the present.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare protects divorce records from the public for 50 years. After that time, divorce records become public information. However, individuals requesting divorce records less than 50 years old must be an immediate family member or the person on record.
Authorized individuals may request certified copies of divorce records by mail or online, and the fee is $13 per copy. Requests for divorce records from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare are not accepted in person or by phone. All requests for divorce records must be accompanied by the divorce date, city where the divorce occurred, the full names of the parties on the divorce certificate, statement and proof of relation to the divorced person, reason for request and a return address where the copies can be mailed.