An Idaho 30 Day Notice to Vacate is a legal lease termination letter written to terminate a lease, regardless of length or rent payment frequency. The letter 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 terminate 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. In addition, the letter may be used for tenants that do not have a written lease or for tenants with an expired lease.
How to Write an Idaho 30 Day Notice to Vacate
For a lease termination notice to be legally compliant:
- State who the legal letter is addressed to (use full name of the receiving party).
- Include the termination date of the lease or tenancy.
- Fill in the full address of the rental premises.
- For tenants, provide your new address and an updated phone number.
- Sign the notice and print your name.
- For landlords, include contact information, such as address and phone number.
- 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:
- Handing the notice to the other party in person;
- Handing the notice to a person who can accept the legal letter on behalf of the other party;
- 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.
- 1 ID Code § 55-208
By the landlord’s giving notice in writing to the tenant, in the manner prescribed by the code of civil procedure, to remove from the premises within a period of not less than one (1) month, to be specified in the notice; or
By the tenant giving notice in writing to the landlord that the tenant will be vacating the premises, on a date as specified in the notice, but not less than one (1) month from the date of notice.Source Link
- 2 ID Code § 55-307
In all leases of residential property, or of any interest therein, the landlord shall provide the tenant written notice of any increase in the amount of rent charged or of the landlord’s intention of nonrenewal of the lease at least thirty (30) days before:(a) Such nonrenewal of the leaseSource Link
- 3 ID Code § 6-304
6-304. SERVICE OF NOTICE. The notices required by the preceding section may be served either:1. By delivering a copy to the tenant personally; or,2. If he be absent from his place of residence and from his usual place of business, by leaving a copy with some person of suitable age and discretion at either place, and sending a copy through the mail addressed to the tenant at his place of residence; or, if such place of residence and business cannot be ascertained, or a person of suitable age or discretion cannot be found there, then by affixing a copy in a conspicuous place on the property, and also delivering a copy to a person there residing, if such person can be found; and also sending a copy through the mail addressed to the tenant at the place where the property is situated. Service upon a subtenant may be made in the same manner.Source Link
- 4 Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure - Rule 2.2
Additional Time After Service by Mail. When a party may or must act within a specified time after service and service is made by mail, 3 days are added to the specified time.Source Link