Gooding County Sheriff
Jail Visitor Information
No one may visit under age 18 without a parent or legal guardian. A valid ID is necessary. Phone cards and supplies can be purchased by money being placed on an inmate's book. No outside cards or property accepted. A list of bonding companies is available at the jail.
Wednesday & Friday
Female: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Male: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Female: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Male: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Fingerprinting is available in the jail with picture ID.
Driver's License Office
The County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for issuing Idaho driver’s licenses, Idaho State identification cards and driver’s license permits. The office is located at 145 7th Ave East, Gooding. Office hours are from 7:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday. No CDL testing after 3:00 pm. No Class D testing after 4:00 pm.
For cost information and specific details, please visit the Idaho Department of Transportation website.
The County Sheriff’s Office has a marine department for emergencies and river patrol. Boat inspections are also available by contacting the Sheriff's Office during normal business hours.
Application can be made for Concealed Weapons Permits through the Sheriff's Office. New permits require an application, fingerprints and fees paid and are good for five (5) years. Renewals require application and fees and are also good for five (5) years.
Some proof of firearms training is necessary for new permits. A training course is sometimes available at various times throughout the year. Please check with the office for details.
Applications can be made at the Sheriff's Office during regular business hours or can be printed, filled out and submitted to the Sheriff's Office. A background check must be done in connection with any applications submitted.
There is an anonymous tip line available by dialing 208-934-9114. Please contact our office with any information you may feel might be beneficial to our office. Your help would be much appreciated.