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The Sheriff's Office is offering fingerprinting Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. No appointment is necessary. Due to close proximity with employees, both employees and customers will be required to wear a mask. Masks are available for those who may need them.


Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office Driver's licensing is open for business by appointment only. To ensure social distancing measures, the number of patrons will be limited, and we ask that appointment holders enter the building unaccompanied by others. Masks are required for fingerprint services due to the physical proximity required and are available.

Schedule online using the button below


Book an appointment using Setmore


or call 208-799-3138 between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM to make an appointment 

Under certain circumstances, online renewals, duplicate or replacement cards, address updates, and driving records are available at ITD.IDAHO.GOV

DOT physicals and address updates can be emailed to ITD Driver's License or faxed to 208‑334‑8586.

Suspension or reinstatement questions can be answered by calling ITD at 208‑334‑8736 or 208‑334‑8000.

Welcome to the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office

The Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office is located in northern Idaho. The Sheriff’s Office patrols more than 700 miles of roads and has 850 square miles within its jurisdiction, including two major U.S. Highways. There are eight different towns included within this area; Lewiston, Lapwai, Culdesac, Peck, Leland, Southwick, Cameron, and Lenore. The county is very diverse ranging from urban to rural to wilderness.

Nez Perce County has three major rivers within its jurisdiction; the Salmon, Snake and Clearwater Rivers. The Sheriff's Office has a marine patrol and utilizes three jet boats and personal watercrafts to patrol the rivers. All-terrain vehicles are utilized to patrol the Craig Mountain area 20 miles south of Lewiston.


The Nez Perce Indian Reservation is located just east of the county seat, Lewiston and covers approximately two-thirds of the county.

The Sheriff’s Office currently employs 70 personnel. These personnel consist of patrol deputies, detention deputies, dispatchers, civil and driver’s license clerks, secretaries and a maintenance technician.

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Bryce Scrimsher

Bryce Scrimsher


Office Location
1150 Wall Street
Lewiston, ID 83501

Mailing Address
1150 Wall Street
Lewiston, ID 83501

Contact Us

Sheriff's Office
Dispatch/Law Enforcement services
Fax: 888-727-6814

Detention Center
: 208-799-3139
Fax: 888-715-8307

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