Paige Plew
Recording Manager
Email: Click Here
P: (208) 446-1480

Physical Address:
451 Government Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
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Mailing Address:
Kootenai County Recorder
PO Box 9000
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000

Passport Acceptance Hours
Monday-Friday 9:00am to 2:45pm
Saturday 9:00am to 12:45pm
Excluding Holidays

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 2:00pm
Excluding Holidays


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Obtaining a New Beverage License

Before applying for your county license, you must first obtain your current state license. If you are applying in person, bring your state license with you. If you are applying by mail: send a copy of your state license, your application and fee along with a self-addressed stamped envelope for us to send your license back to you.

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Transferring a Beverage License

You will need to complete our Kootenai County Beverage License application. Also you will need to provide a copy of the state license showing the new license holder.
The fee to transfer a beverage license is $5.00. Other fees may apply for changes in services. For example, if you are adding liquor.

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Temporary Beverage License

Your temporary state issued license (pink copy) needs to be brought to the Recorder's Office for approval by the elected Clerk.

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Obtaining a Catering Permit

Catering Permit Form - Click Here

You must have a valid State and County beverage license and must bring in a copy of the State license to obtain the permit. If the event is within city limits, you must get a catering permit from that specific city. The fee for catering permit is $20 per day.

If you have any additional questions about requirements for new, renewal, or transfer licenses, please contact Alcohol Beverage Control at 208-884-7060 or at

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Main County Administration Building
Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
Main Phone Number: (208) 446-1000 Contact Us
Click here for directions to the County Administration Building and Courthouse.