Motor Vehicle Registration

Routt County Motor Vehicle will be closed on november 3, 2020 for election day

online vehicle services. 

We do not process driver's licenses.
Please contact 970-879-0715 for the Driver's License Office.


Here are a few things to consider before you come to the office:
Can I do this transaction online
Do you have your proof of insurance?
Do you have valid ID?

Do you have the original title? Not a copy.
Is the title from out-of-state?

If so, is the vehicle present for a VIN inspection?

Is there a date of sale and purchase price on the title?
Do you have plates to credit or transfer?
If so, you must provide the plate number of the plate to reuse or credit.
You must provide a valid physical and mailing address.


Public Notice:

We've been hearing from you that quick searches online have turned up some incorrect and unofficial websites posing as the Colorado DMV. Please be advised that all official websites will have in the URL, and if you have any doubts you should continue your search for the correct website.
For quick access online visit:


The Routt County Motor Vehicle department is responsible for vehicle titling, registration, lien recordings, collection of revenues, and issuing plates. 

When issuing new titles, temporary registration, duplicate titles, persons with disabilities placard to someone other than the named owner:
Named owner will provide a DR 2175 Power of Attorney for Motor Vehicle Only that will include grantor's (named owner) SVID information.
*The agent must provide secure and verifiable I.D.

Persons with Disabilities Application
DR 2175 Power of Attorney


All motor vehicles and trailers owned or operated by Colorado residents must be titled and registered within 60 days of purchase or 90 days after becoming a resident of Routt County. Colorado residency is established if you own or operate a business in Colorado, reside in Colorado continuously for 90 days, or you obtain employment in Colorado. Late charges are applicable for failure to register vehicles.

Renew online with the State of Colorado

Online services include:

  • Registration
  • Plates & Tabs
  • Disability Placards
  • Emissions
  • International Registration Plan (IRP)
  • Records

Additional online services:

  • Get a New License/ID
  • Renew a License/ID
  • Change a License/ID
  • Payments & Reinstatements
  • Appointments and Hearings
  • Records