MissionThe City of Nampa Clerk's Office is the keeper of permanent and official records for the city and historically serves as the center for information for the public. We also strive to assist department and division supervisors and their employees whenever and however necessary.
Our office provides many services for our citizens. The most common services we provide are passport acceptance, public record requests, business licensing, and voter registration services. If we can't answer your questions, then we'll point you in the right direction.
We offer a free Notary Public service to the residents of Nampa.
PassportsThe City of Nampa is accepting passport applications by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please select an available time by clicking here.
City Council Meeting TimesCity of Nampa Regular Council Meetings are held on the first and third Monday of every month, unless that day is a holiday. If the normal meeting day is a holiday, then the meeting is held on Tuesday. Meetings begin at 5:30 pm in the Nampa City Council Chambers at Nampa City Hall. Public Hearings begin at 6:30 pm.
Agendas & Minutes
An agenda for each meeting is posted on the official bulletin board in City Hall and on the City of Nampa website under the city clerk's department at least 48 hours prior to each meeting.
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval by council. Audio is available in the Agenda Center after each meeting.
- I have a question regarding jury duty, a court date, a disposition, or arrest records
All legal matters are handled through the Canyon County Courthouse, not the City of Nampa. The Courthouse can be reached at (208) 454-7300.
- I need a certified copy of a birth, marriage, or death certificate
These records are not held by the City of Nampa. All requests for these records can be submitted via the Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics. Vital Records can be reached by phone at (208) 334-5988.
- I need a new copy of a naturalization or citizenship certificate
All requests for new naturalization/citizenship documents must be filed with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Information on applications for replacement certificates can be found at the U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services Website.
- I am looking to start a business in Nampa. What type of business license do I need
The City of Nampa does not issue general business licenses. Licenses are only required for specific types of businesses, including those that sell alcohol, door-to-door sales, pawnbrokers, alarm installers, private investigators, private security, motor escorts, and gem dealers. You are required to comply with Planning and Zoning requirements; Planning and Zoning can be reached at (208) 468-4430. More information on starting on starting a business can also be found at: business.idaho.gov
- I am opening a daycare in Nampa and have an IdahoSTARS form that needs City approval. Who do I contact?
Planning and Zoning is responsible for City approval of IdahoSTARS daycare forms. They can be reached by phone at (208) 468-4430 or in person at 500 12th Avenue S. Nampa, Idaho