Motor Vehicle Department

The El Paso County Motor Vehicle Department is responsible for certification of motor vehicle titles and registrations and acts as a division of the Colorado State Department of Revenue. We also renew Colorado Driver’s Licenses and offer other select driver’s license services.

We have five office locations throughout the county that provide motor vehicle and driver’s license services Monday through Friday. In addition, the North Office (Union Blvd. & Research Pkwy.) is open Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

General Motor Vehicle Information:

Main Office:
1675 West Garden of the Gods Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Motor Vehicle Manager: Kelly Lindgren
Telephone: (719) 520-6240

2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Closure

Gov2Go New App for Your Convenience!

Gov2Go App

Gov2Go is a new app we’re offering in El Paso County – your personal assistant for government! Click the blue Gov2Go box for information.

The app sends you a reminder when your license plate tags are due. You can renew your registration conveniently on your cell phone. Your tags will be mailed and in the meantime, you can show your stored electronic receipt if needed.

We are glad to offer this new service.

Statewide Motor Vehicle Upgrade

DRIVES State Motor Vehicle System Implemented

The State’s Colorado DRIVES system upgrade offers our customers the convenience of additional online services for their motor vehicle transactions.

Learn how you can “Skip the Trip” to offices and transact your business online.

Statewide Motor Vehicle System Upgrade

Before visiting one of our five Motor Vehicle offices, check the wait times you may experience for service.

It will help you decide which office to visit, or whether you should come at a different time.


We look forward to serving you!

The State Motor Vehicle Division and our Motor Vehicle Department offer several online services. See links below to online registration renewal, driver’s license renewals, titles and change of address. 

The upgraded Colorado DRIVES system offers even more online services through the Colorado Department of Revenue.

El Paso County Motor Vehicle has developed many ways for you to renew your vehicle without coming into the office. Renew online, by phone, mail, or at one of our new self-service kiosks!

Renewal postcards are mailed out at the beginning of the month of expiration.

If you no longer own the vehicle, disregard the notice.

The following information may be useful to you when registering your vehicle in Colorado.

  • The Calculator provides estimated fees based on the data you enter about the vehicle.
  • Insurance Requirements details the process for establishing proof of insurance and other stipulations.

Please also refer to the tabs on the Motor Vehicle main page “Individual or Dealer Purchase” and “Titles”. 

El Paso County Motor Vehicle offers the following driver’s license services:

  • Renewal of a Colorado Driver’s License (not Commercial Driver’s License)
  • Renewal of a Colorado Identification Card
  • Transfer of a Driver’s License from another state (upon surrender of existing DL)
  • Process name and/or address changes (upon surrender of existing DL or Colorado ID card)
  • Replacement of a Colorado lost or stolen adult Driver’s License

The Clerk’s Office is authorized to offer the following three services, with a $5.00 County Service fee in addition to the State fees.

  • Replacement of a Driver’s License for a minor
  • Issue a copy of the customer’s motor vehicle record
  • Issue a motorcycle endorsement (must present proof of completed Motorcycle Safety Foundation course)

Visit the State Division of Motor Vehicle for the following services:

  • New Driver’s License or Identification Card
  • Written or driving test
  • New motorcycle licenses (if completed through the State program)
  • Reinstatements
  • New and/or renew Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDL)

All registered vehicles in Colorado must display license plates. Colorado has standard issue and special plates available. Additionally, many plate styles can be personalized.

View the following link to see the list of available plates: License Plate Details

Click on the License Plates – Print on Demand tab below for information about requesting non-standard Colorado license plates.

A person applying for a disability placard or license plate may visit any of the El Paso County Motor Vehicle Offices. This transaction also may be done through the mail, for the convenience of those who wish not to come into an office. Click on the tab Persons with Disabilities Parking Privileges below.

Did you recently purchase a vehicle from an individual or a dealership?

If you have recently purchased a vehicle, registration must be obtained within 60 days (C.R.S. 42-3-103).

The resources below will help you complete the process!

The following links offer resources on titles – including the title complete notice, secure and verifiable identification information, bonding packets, and information for dealerships. 

Additional information and resources for Motor Vehicle, including answers to your questions and statistics.

Unofficial Motor Vehicle Websites

When searching websites for motor vehicle information, you are cautioned to be sure the site is associated with the Colorado Department of Revenue, Division of Motor Vehicles. Learn more here.

Additional Resources