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The Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office Driver's License Concealed Weapon License process 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 available inside the building.

Schedule online using the button below

Book an appointment using Setmore

or call 208-799-3138 between 7:00 AM and 4:30 PM to make an appointment 

FINGERPRINTING SERVICES: The Sheriff's Office is offering fingerprinting services Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 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.

Civil Division at the Sheriff's Office

The Nez Perce County Sheriff's Civil Division is open from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday excluding holidays. 



The Civil Division’s primary function is to assist the general public and state entities in serving civil and court documents to individuals regarding civil and criminal actions being brought against them. This includes a close working relationship with the deputies assigned to serve the paperwork to ensure every effort is made to secure proper service. Civil service includes but is not limited to: summons and complaints, protection and no contact orders, garnishments, subpoenas, paperwork from the Dept. of Health and Welfare, juvenile summons, small claims, evictions, notices, and writs of executions.

This division is happy to assist anyone with procedural questions regarding any of the civil paper process. Our staff strives to be informative, professional and courteous to the general public as well as other agencies seeking our services.

The Civil Division is responsible for collecting delinquent property taxes under Warrants of Distraint (Idaho Code 63-1012 & 63-1106). Civil also executes upon a Writ of Execution by seizing personal and real property. Civil then conducts sheriff’s sales on personal and real property. Please refer to the civil fee chart for details on cost.

Civil Paper Service Fees

The fee for paper service is $62.00 per individual to be served and must be prepaid prior to service. Idaho state and county government agencies are exempt from the fee.

A $62.00 fee is required for a Writ of Execution and Continuing Garnishment. There is a $15.00 fee for Interim Returns on each check received from a garnishee.  

A $72.00 fee is required for all Writs of Execution, also known as Bank Writs. To execute of a bank writ, there is also a mandatory $7.00 check that must be included (and issued to the designated bank/financial institution).

Evictions: There are three civil procedures for evictions, for all of them, we require the original Writ of Restitution and copies for defendant(s). If you have any questions about the procedure, call Civil at 208-799-3134.


The forms below are fillable PDFs. For best results, use Adobe Acrobat to fill them out, not a web browser.



Service Information

Deliver or mail the documents you want served as soon as you can. Be sure to include a letter of instruction to the Sheriff stating who, what, when, where, and any other information you may have that will help us serve your document(s); the letter of instruction must be signed and dated by you or your attorney. Even with the best instructions you give us, it is sometimes difficult to locate the person(s) you want served.

The more time you allow for service, the better the chance that we will be successful on your behalf. Please indicate on your letter of instruction if you choose to be contacted by phone if the individual is served or not served. We will pursue every effort into successfully serving paperwork, if we come across any issues, we will contact you by phone. Please remember that it is your responsibility to send the original Affidavit of Service to the court of record.

The Sheriff's Office is the only agency that can serve an enforcement document (writ).

No appointment is necessary for fingerprints. Cost is $10
for the first card and $3 for each card after.

Nez Perce County Civil Sheriff's Fees


Resolution No. 2019-12-176

At a meeting of the Board of Nez Perce County Commisioners, State of Idaho, on the 30th day of December, 2019, the following resolution was unanimously adopted, to-wit:

WHEREAS, pursuant to Idaho Code 63-1311A, Nez Perce County advertised for a public hearing to held regarding the following:

Change/Increase in Civil Fees through the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office; and Additional Fee for Disputed Financial Transactions Cards; and Increase Fees for Insufficient Funds Checks. Circumstance for fee change: See chart at the bottom of the page.

WHEREAS, at 10:00 a.m. on the 10th day of December, 2019, a public hearing was held in the Brammer Building Conference Room, located at 1225 Idaho Street, Lewiston, ID 83501; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners considered the entire record and any and all information whether oral or written that was received at the time and place of the public hearing; and

WHEREAS, based upon all of the information received at the public hearing and applicable State law, the BOARD, as hearing board, desires to adopt Exhibit 'A' as the updated civil fees for the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office.

Civil Fees (Exhibit 'A')

Protection Orders / No Contact orders $0.00

Summons / Complaint; Summons / Petition

Subpoena (Civil / Criminal)$62.00

Any Notice, Rule or Order$62.00

Writ of Execution (Bank Writs)$72.00

Writ of Execution and Continuing Garnishment$62.00

Interim Return$15.00

Till Tap$75.00

Writ of Restitution (Eviction) - Lockout conducted at time of service of paperwork$125.00

Writ of Restitution (Eviction - Lockout conducted at a later date from service of paperwork$185.00

Writ of Restitution (Eviction) - Move Out$215.00

Advanced Deposit Required$1,500.00

Writ of Possession$150.00

Real Property Sales$135.00

Costs Associated with Real and Personal Property Sales:

ADVANCED DEPOSIT; Personal Property Sale (To cover cost/fees)$300.00

ADVANCED DEPOSIT; Real Property Sale (To cover cost/fees)$800.00

Posting (each)$10.00

Sheriff's Sale Certificate of Sale$15.00

Sheriff's Deed$25.00

Notice of Levy$10.00

Notice of Real Property Sale$25.00

Order of Sale$25.00

PublicationActual Cost

Sheriff's Sale Commission$150.00

PostageActual Cost

Cancellation of Sheriff's Sale (Plus actual cost associated with publication$135.00

Warrants of Distraint$135.00

Storage of Property (Advanced Deposit Required)Actual Cost

Towing of Vehicle (Advanced Deposit Required)Actual Cost

Recording of DocumentsActual Cost

No Found Return$31.00

Mileage Chart

Mileage Chart

Civil Fees Documents



    Bryce Scrimsher

    Bryce Scrimsher


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    Lewiston, ID 83501

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    Lewiston, ID 83501

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