Records Request and/or Request
for Confidential Information
The Idaho Department of Labor's guidelines for disclosure of confidential employment security information records may be accessed at: http://labor.idaho.gov/pdf/publicrecords.pdf.
For security purposes, the Idaho Department of Labor will NOT provide records via email. Pursuant to Idaho Code § 74-102(10), the department may recover costs associated with the disclosure of department records when responding to the request requires more than two hours of labor and copying records exceeds 100 pages. The department considers actual cost for all requests made in a calendar year of $100 or less to be nominal and incidental and does not seek reimbursement for the first $100 of actual costs incurred.
Notice: The Informed Consent Release form as well as the Third Party Confidentiality Agreement must be completed in its entirety and signed before a notary public in order to be considered valid. Any missing or incorrectly entered element may result in denial of your request.
Employment security information is any information descriptive of an identifiable person or persons received by, recorded by, prepared by, furnished to, or collected by the Department, or the Industrial Commission in the administration of the Employment Security Law. For more information, see Idaho Code § 74-106(7) and 20 CFR § 603.6
Employee: If you are an employee requesting information about yourself, you need to complete an informed consent release.
Employer: If you are an employer requesting information about your business, you need to complete an informed consent release.
Agent: If you are acting for or in the place of an individual or employer by authority of that individual or employer you must obtain a written informed consent release from the person or employer whose records you seek.
If you do not represent the individual or employer and are seeking records for such person, you are a third party. You also must complete the Third Party Confidentiality Agreement form.
- If you represent an individual or employer requesting records concerning that individual or employer for Employment Security Law purposes* or other: You may submit a signed and dated Letter of Representation on a company letterhead in lieu of the Third Party Confidentiality Agreement form.
- If you represent an individual or employer for a non-Employment Security Law purpose (e.g. workers' compensation) you must provide an informed consent release signed by the individual or employer whose records are sought.
* Employment Security Law purpose -- any purpose that arises under Idaho Employment Security Law found at Idaho Code Section 72-1301 et seq.
Third party: If you are requesting records that are NOT your own or if you are an attorney or an agent and you are requesting records of someone who is NOT a client, the following documents must be completed:
- Obtain a written informed consent release from the person or employer whose records you seek AND
- You must complete a third party confidentiality agreement signed by the third party.
Informed consent release
Informed consent release (español)
Third party confidentiality agreement
Third party confidentiality agreement (español)
Requests for Employment Security Information, including but not limited to Unemployment History, Wage History, and Employment Verification.
Requests for any information outside of Employment Security Information, including but not limited to statistics and public record.
Other Submission Options:
Idaho Department of Labor
Attn: Records Custodian
317 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83735