Non-Consent Tow Company

A Non-Consent Tow Company license is required for all companies that tow or otherwise remove vehicles from public or private property without the consent of the vehicle owner or operator. Drivers must also have a business driver license


RENEW A CURRENT LICENSE

The City of Boise has recently launched a new online licensing system that allows you to apply for your license online. First time users of this system will be required to set up an account.

Before applying, please have the following ready: 

  • Proof of a comprehensive liability insurance policy that names the City of Boise as an additional insured, in the amount of no less than $1,000,000.00.
  • Tow Truck information that includes: license number, VIN, class of truck and copies of the vehicle registration.
  • Vehicle safety inspection for each truck. (Download Annual Tow Truck Inspection Report)
  • Tow Operator information that includes: Full name, date of birth, Idaho driver's license number, date of hire and their individual non-consent tow driver license number issued by the City of Boise. 

STEP 1: Set Up Account in New Online System

STEP 2: Link Your Account to Your Existing License

  • Once you have set up your account, please contact the City Clerk's office at at (208)972-8150 or cityclerk@cityofboise.org so your online account can be linked to your existing license. To make this process easier, please have your current license number available.
  • Once your new system account has been linked to your license, proceed to Step 3.
  • YOU MUST COMPLETE THIS STEP BEFORE PROCEEDING TO THE ONLINE APPLICATION. 

Step 3: Apply Online + Pay Application Fee

  • Login here to the new online permitting and licensing system with the account you set up in step 1.
  • After logging, select "My Records" from the Home menu area in the top navigation. You will find your renewal in your "Licenses" list.
  • Click on the record ID, and proceed with the application.

Step 4: Background Check Required

You are applying for a license that requires a background check. You must come to Boise City Hall for fingerprinting.

  • Background checks require fingerprinting and must be done at Boise City Hall. (150 N. Capitol Blvd., Boise, ID 83702)
  • Fingerprinting must be completed before your license will be processed.
  • For more information, contact the City Clerk's office at (208)972-8150 or cityclerk@cityofboise.org.

NEW LICENSE APPLICATION

The City of Boise has recently launched a new online licensing system that allows you to apply for your license online. First time users of this system will be required to set up an account.

Before applying, please have the following ready: 

  • Proof of a comprehensive liability insurance policy that names the City of Boise as an additional insured, in the amount of no less than $1,000,000.00.
  • Tow Truck information that includes: license number, VIN, class of truck and copies of the vehicle registration.
  • Vehicle safety inspection for each truck. (Download Annual Tow Truck Inspection Report)
  • Tow Operator information that includes: Full name, date of birth, Idaho driver's license number, date of hire and their individual non-consent tow driver license number issued by the City of Boise. 

STEP 1: Apply Online

  1. Login here. If you are a first time user you will need to create an account
  2. After logging in, click "APPLY > LICENSE" in the top menu bar.
    • Review and accept the online disclaimer.
    • Select the Non-Consent Tow Company Application from the menu and apply.

STEP 2: Background Check Required

You are applying for a license that requires a background check. You must come to Boise City Hall for fingerprinting.

  • Background checks require fingerprinting and must be done at Boise City Hall. (150 N. Capitol Blvd., Boise, ID 83702)
  • Fingerprinting must be completed before your license will be processed.
  • For more information, contact the City Clerk's office at (208) 972-8150 or cityclerk@cityofboise.org.

For questions or additional information on the new system, please visit the Permitting & Licensing FAQ's.