- One can be found at the Shrine of Talos that is located at the top of the hill where Froki's Shack is situated.
- A number of them can be found aboard the Icerunner, a key location for the "Lights Out!" quest.
- Carried by Imperial soldiers found in the company of nobles traveling to the wedding of Vittoria Vici.
- Joining the Imperial Legion in the Civil War questline and requesting light armor will grant a full set of Imperial light armor, including the Imperial light shield.
- Can be found on Imperial generals during the Battle for Whiterun in the Stormcloak questline.
- Can be bought from Beirand in Solitude.
- The Imperial light shield is in the shape of a kite, making this shield variant a light kite shield.