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Motor Vehicle


Due to current Safer-at-Home guidelines, please follow these steps to complete your Motor Vehicle transaction:

STEP 1: Select one of the following customer service options:

• Online Customer Service:
• MVExpress Kiosks: Registration Renewal/License Plate Tabs on the spot! Click here for locations and information
• Customer Service by Mail: 9350 Heritage Hills Cir Lone Tree, CO 80124
• Customer Service by Email: [email protected]
• Customer Service by Phone: 303-660-7440, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

STEP 2: If your transaction cannot be completed online, at a kiosk, or by mail: Paperwork Drop Boxes are available Monday 8 a.m. – Friday 5 p.m. at each Douglas County Motor Vehicle office for customers to drop off any necessary paperwork as instructed. Please select from the following transactions to print and complete the required forms:

Colorado Dealer Purchase Instructions/Forms

Disability Services Instructions/Forms

New Colorado Resident Vehicle Registration Instructions/Forms

Out of State Dealer Purchase Instructions/Forms

Private Party Purchase Instructions/Forms

Registration Renewal Instructions/Forms

Title Only Instructions/Forms (Duplicate Title, Lien Release, Add/Drop/Change Name)


castle rock mv paperwork drop box
Castle Rock, 301 Wilcox Street (west side/Jerry Street) of the Wilcox Building)
Lone Tree Paperwork Drop Box
Lone Tree, 9350 Heritage Hills Circle (outside main entrance)
Highlands Ranch Paperwork drop off box
Highlands Ranch, 2223 Wildcat Reserve Parkway (window slot next to main entrance)

STEP 3: Our office will contact you after your paperwork is evaluated to gather additional information, collect payment, or schedule an in-person appointment if necessary.

For Driver License services please click here.


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).  Find approved Motor Vehicle forms for your use.  You can easily add or change a vehicle address. Need information for a Driver 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 accept payment in the form of credit card, cash, and check.