Statewide Motor Vehicle System Upgrade

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Colorado DRIVES, the new computer system implemented by the Colorado Department of Revenue, offers enhanced motor vehicle services and 15 new online capabilities geared toward customer satisfaction.

Enhanced features include better county-to-county integration, faster transaction processing and more online services. The new services are listed below and can be accessed at https://mydmv.colorado.gov along with existing services.  They also are available on the new app Gov2Go.

DRIVES replaces the prior system, Colorado State Titling and Registration System (CSTARS), originally installed between 1983 and 1986.

Online Services

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Registration

Request a Title Status – Tells a customer if their title has been processed. It’s a real-time title-complete notice.

Add/change a Vehicle Address – Change your motor vehicle registration address.

Request a Duplicate Title – Get a duplicate title if your title has been lost or stolen.

First-time Registration – This service allows an individual to register a vehicle in Colorado for the first time without visiting a motor vehicle office.

Request Duplicate Registration Card – Replace a lost or stolen registration card.

Registration Fee Estimator – Estimate registration fees on a vehicle. Commonly used for individuals who are considering purchasing a new vehicle who are wondering about the registration cost.

License Plates/Placards

Request a Personalized Plate – Check availability of a personalized plate instantly and reserve and pay for a plate. This replaces a manual process where several steps were required with a streamlined one-step process.

Replace Tabs – Replace a lost or stolen month or year sticker.

First-time Application Disability Placards – Allows an individual to apply for a disability placard for the first time. This is for individuals who do not currently have a valid placard.

Manage Your Placards – This service is for individuals who have disability placards who need to renew, get a duplicate, cancel, etc.

Records

Get a Transaction Receipt – This service provides a receipt for a transaction and outlines all taxes and fees paid. This will be commonly used at tax time when individuals need to see what SOT they paid and have misplaced the receipt where it’s listed.

Request a Title/Registration History Report – request a full motor vehicle history record.

Other

Apply for an Emissions Waiver – Allows an individual to apply for a hardship or repair waiver to help with payment of emissions-related repairs

Apply for Out-of-State Emissions Extension – For individuals who need an emissions test, but are out of state at the time their test is needed. This extends a valid emissions test so that an individual is able to register a vehicle until that individual returns to Colorado.

Become a Third Party IRP Agent – Some International Registration Plan users hire third-party individuals to maintain their accounts. This allows these individuals to register with their information and request access to an account in order to manage it.