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How to Renew Your Vehicle Registration in Colorado

Vehicle Registration Online Services Guide

The Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) notifies vehicle owners of the expiration date of their vehicle registration by mail. Renewals are done through the Title and Registration Office. around the State. Vehicle registrations can be renewed before the expiration date either through the mail, using the DMV's online service, or in person.

Vehicle registrations expire on the last day of the month displayed in the certificate. But there are certain exceptions to this renewal procedure as seen here.


  • Send the completed registration renewal form and the appropriate payment to the nearest DMV office.


  1. Go to the Colorado DMV Online Services website.
  2. Have your license plate number along with the current insurance information and current emissions test data for the renewal. You also need an email id.
  3. Have your credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express) handy to pay for the renewal. You can also request an electronic withdrawal from your checking account.
  4. There is an additional non-refundable processing fee for online renewals.
  5. Online renewals can only be done for vehicles registered in certain counties.
    6.Vehicles with expired registrations cannot be renewed online.


  1. Locate the DMV office in your area.
  2. Bring the registration renewal form, along with check, credit or debit card to pay for the renewal.


Registration for different categories of vehicles in Colorado will have different fees as explained here. Contact your DMV office to find out the exact amount due.


  1. Before renewal, check for errors in the pre-printed vehicle renewal notice that arrived in the mail.
  2. For correction or change of address, fill out the Change of Address Form and send it to:
    Division of Motor Vehicles
    Drivers Control Section
    Denver, CO 80261-0016    


Submitted by Anonymous on 21st Feb 2011

It would be nice if since we

It would be nice if since we lost our Month and Year stickers that we got after passing the Emission Test, to be able to request them here and get them once again, so have them sent to us again.

Submitted by nursing1 (not verified) on 10th Jul 2011

Yes please send them again. I

Yes please send them again. I have the money in the bank for everything to go smoothly