Registration Information

License Plate Renewals

Handicap Placards

Proof of Insurance

Secure and Verifiable Identification Notice: Effective July 1, 2006

Available Plate Types

Registration Forms

FAQs


License Plate Renewals

  • Renewal notices are mailed the last business day of the month prior to expiration. Example: if your license plate month sticker is June, your notice will be mailed the last business day of May.
  • There is a one-month grace period.
  • Effective 6/1/09 If you renew your license plates after the grace period, a late fee will be collected. SB 09-108.
  • If you have moved within the last year and did not complete an address change in our department, you may not receive a notice. Contact our office for renewal instructions.
  • Proof of insurance may be required. In most instances, your notice will indicate ‘PROVIDE PROOF OF INSURANCE”
  • Submit your payment along with your notice:
    • ON LINE at www.colorado.gov – pay by credit card or E-check
    • BY MAIL
    • DROP BOX – located at the information desk in office
    • IN PERSON

 


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Handicap Placards

Renewal notices are mailed the last business day of the month prior to expiration.

Example: Expiration date is May 31, 2007 – Notice will be mailed the last business day of April.

There is NO grace period for Handicap Placards.

There is NO fee for the parking placard.

If you have moved within the last year and did not complete an address change in our department, you may not receive a notice. Contact our office for renewal instructions.

Submit your renewal notice:

  • BY MAIL
  • DROP BOX – located at the information desk in office
  • IN PERSON

 


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Proof of Insurance

Your Insurance is required when:

  • Your renewal notice indicates ‘PROVIDE PROOF OF INSURANCE” or if your record indicates insurance is required.
  • Registering a vehicle for the first time or after being expired more than 2 years.
  • Purchasing a temporary permit

 


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Secure and Verifiable Identification Notice: Effective July 1, 2006

If you are coming into the office to title or register a vehicle for the first time, and you are the owner of the vehicle, your Secure and Verifiable Identification will be required.

If someone other than the owner of the vehicle will be transacting on the owner’s behalf, to obtain a new title or new registration, the owner must designate an agent by notarized power of attorney, and the agent will be required to provide secure and verifiable identification.

 


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Available Plate Types

Please visit the Colorado State Motor Vehicle Division website for a complete listing of available plate types.

 


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Registration Forms

Please visit the Colorado State Motor Vehicle Division website for a complete listing of all motor vehicle registration forms (listed by Name or Number).

 


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FAQs

Q: Can I transfer my plates from my old vehicle to my new vehicle?
A: Yes. One owner must be consistent on both vehicle registrations.

Q: Will you take a credit card for payment of plates?
A: Yes - Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.

Q: Why didn’t I get a renewal notice?
A: Usually, the address is incorrect. If you have moved within the last year and did not notify our office of your address change, your card will probably be returned to us as undeliverable.