Idaho 30 Day Notice to Vacate

Last Updated: November 21, 2022 by Marnie Snyder

An Idaho 30 Day Notice to Vacate is a legal lease termination letter written to end a lease, regardless of length or rent payment frequency. The notice must be provided at least thirty (30) calendar days before the end of the following rental period or the expiration of the lease.

When to Use an Idaho 30 Day Notice to Vacate

A landlord or a tenant may use an Idaho 30-Day Notice to Vacate to end a lease, regardless of length or rent payment frequency in accordance with state law. This lease termination letter may also be used as a notice of non-renewal of a lease or for tenants that do not have a written lease or an expired lease.

How to Write an Idaho 30 Day Notice to Vacate

For a lease termination notice to be legally compliant:

  1. State who the legal letter is addressed to (use full name of the receiving party).
  2. Include the termination date of the lease or tenancy.
  3. Fill in the full address of the rental premises.
  4. For tenants, provide your new address and an updated phone number.
  5. Sign the notice and print your name.
  6. For landlords, include contact information, such as address and phone number.
  7. Complete the certificate of service by indicating the date and method of notice delivery along with printed name and signature.

Without this information on the lease termination notice, a judge may not be able to proceed with legal action.

How to Serve an Idaho 30 Day Notice to Vacate

A landlord or a tenant may deliver lease termination notices in Idaho using any of the below acceptable methods:

  1. Handing the notice to the other party in person;
  2. Handing the notice to a person who can accept the legal letter on behalf of the other party;
  3. Mailing the notice by certified or registered mail with a return receipt.

When sending the notice by certified or registered mail, add three (3) additional calendar days to the notice period to account for variability in post office delivery times.

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