Motor Vehicle Registration

Routt County Motor Vehicle is closed to the public



The ballot box between the Annex and Courthouse buildings has been opened to receive paperwork for motor vehicle transactions.
or you can mail to 
routt county clerk & Recorder
Motor Vehicle
522 Lincoln Ave, Suite 20
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
please include your contact information so the clerks can coordinate the transaction with you. 
you can email motorvehicle@co.routt.co.us with questions. 

What type of Transaction do you need to do?

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


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 Colorado.gov in the URL, and if you have any doubts you should continue your search for the correct website.
For quick access online visit: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dmv/vehicles


 Functions


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

Requirements


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