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Collection Agency Section

Under the Idaho Collection Agency Act (ICAA), the following activities cannot be conducted in Idaho without obtaining a collection agency permit:

All collection agencies must file an annual report of activity, surety bond calculation form and pay an annual fee prior to March 15 of each year. Collection agency licensees must file a license renewal application annually prior to March 15 (paper) or December 31 (NMLS).

To obtain licensing information for Collection Agencies, Credit/Debt Counselors, Debt Buyers, Debt Settlement Companies or Credit Repair organizations, please call 208-332-8002 or email

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