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Legislative and Executive Affairs

Ben Ysursa, Secretary of State

Health Care Directive Registry


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Forms below are provided in PDF format.

If you have Adobe Reader 4.0 or above, the forms can be filled out on your screen and printed out.

Idaho Health Care Directive Registry Form

Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care

Frequently Asked Questions

Here is the link to the Attorney General's information about living wills.

Step 1: Fill out the Idaho Health Care Directive Registry form.

This authorizes the Secretary of State’s office to file your documents in the Idaho Health Care Directive Registry.

Attach your Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care.

Although it is not required, it is recommended that your Living Will and Power of Attorney for Health Care be witnessed or notarized.

If you already have these documents.
Compare them to the form provided on this page to be sure that they substantially contain the information required.

If you do not have these documents.
Click on the link to open the Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care form.

You can also request that a packet be mailed to you by calling (208) 332-2814.


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Step 2: Mail or hand-deliver the completed Registry form, along with your Health Care Directive to:

Idaho Secretary of State
Attn: Health Care Directive Registrar
700 West Jefferson Street, Room E205
PO Box 83720
Boise ID 83720-0080

Emailed forms cannot be accepted.

There is no charge to file your document.



Step 3: Receive your registration confirmation.

Within 10 working days, you will receive a packet by mail containing:

  • your documents
  • a wallet sized registration card with your individual filing number and password on it
  • further information about using and benefiting from the Health Care Directive Registry
Wish to request forms be mailed?
Email using the link at the bottom of this page or call (208) 332-2814.

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