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As of March 1st our lobby is open for walk-in customer service.  Please remember to wear a mask and keep extra visitors to a minimum to help with distancing requirements. We are still committed to serving you over the phone and we encourage you to schedule an appointment whenever possible to help us serve you better.  Give us a call at 208-327-7380 to make your appointment.

Please refer to  and  for information regarding COVID-19.  

From Monday, May 24 through Friday, August 6 access to Building 6 will be restricted due to construction. 

Directions for access during construction:  For your convenience, we recommend entering the campus from Five Mile Road and moving into the left lane.  Go straight at the stop sign. Follow the road as it winds left and then right. On the left side of the road there are signs and arrows indicating directions to 11351 W Chinden Blvd., Building 6, and there will be a smoke stack (painted with the state logo and Building 6) on the right when you arrive.  Parking is available in front of the entrance to the left of the smoke stack. Map


Regulating the outfitting and guiding industry in Idaho 

Our goal is to properly regulate the outfitting and guiding industry in Idaho for the purpose of safeguarding the health, safety, and welfare of the public. By doing so, we contribute to the conservation of Idaho's fish, wildlife, and natural resources.

Our license search provides information on all licensed outfitters including address, telephone numbers, types of activities and services they provide, and where they operate. If you have additional questions, please contact us!

  • Brad Compton, Board Chairman
  • Louise Stark, Board Vice-Chairman
  • Zach Mason, Board Member
  • Tammy Overacker, Board Member

  • Lori Thomason, Executive Director


The Licensing Board is charged with regulating the outfitting and guiding industry for the express purpose of safeguarding the health, safety, and welfare of the public, and to assist with conservation efforts to preserve the state’s fish, wildlife, and natural resources.  


The Licensing Board foresees continuing growth in the state’s tourism industry, and a reasonable amount of change occurring in the commercial recreational services “Outfitting and Guiding.”