Overview Description

Criminal history records and fingerprints may be expunged by the state police, and the associated court file may be sealed, when charges are not filed within one year of arrest or summons, when all charges are dismissed, or when a person is acquitted. Idaho Code § 67-3004(10).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

A written request must be submitted to the state police for the expungement of fingerprint and criminal history records. Idaho Code § 67-3004(10).

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The fingerprint and criminal history records will be expunged by state police. Idaho Code § 67-3004(10).

Forms

An application to expunge records can be found here.

Waiting Periods

The written request can be submitted immediately following dismissal or acquittal or one year after an arrest if charges are not filed.

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