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Motor Vehicle

January 9, 2019 – Douglas County received notice of a potential overcharge in vehicle ownership tax for December 2018 renewals.  The model years that may have been impacted are 2010 and 2014-2018.

We are aware of the issue, and the County is working closely with the State to identify the vehicle owners who have been impacted. The State is working towards a solution to issue refunds to the affected vehicle owners.  We do not have any further information, and the vehicle owners are not required to take any action at this time.

Renew license plates online

Douglas County Motor Vehicle offices can only titleregister and renew vehicle registrations for Douglas County residents.  If you do not live in Douglas County, please contact the Motor Vehicle office for the County in which you reside.

Whether you’re new to Douglas Countybuying or selling a vehicle, registering a vehicle for the first time or renewing your license plates and registration, we offer several convenient locations to provide you service.  And options to fit your busy schedule – in person, online, by mail and Motor Vehicle Kiosks.  Whichever way you decide to renew, make sure to have a copy of your current auto insurance and an emissions test (if required). Get an estimate of your vehicle registration fees online (this is not applicable for renewals).  You can easily change your address within Douglas County and find approved Motor Vehicle forms for your use.  Need information for a Driver’s License or Douglas County issued Traffic Ticket?

Are you a Douglas County business owner with one or more vehicles registered in the business name? If so, Douglas County’s new ‘by appointment’ Motor Vehicle service was created with you in mind.

Are you a member of the Armed Forces?  We have information for you on Military Exempt License plate issuance and if you’re stationed in Colorado on a temporary basis.

Motor Vehicle staff is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. to assist you with all of the above and lost or stolen vehicle documents or license plates, handicap placards and temporary tags.  Douglas County Motor Vehicle offices accepts payment in the form of credit card, cash and check.