Vehicle Registration Fees, Taxes and Payments

Checkbook open with blank check showing along with a calculator, pen, cash, and credit cards.Douglas County Motor Vehicle accepts payment for services in cash, check and credit card.  All fees are are uniform statewide, and administered by the Department of Revenue through the County Clerks’ Offices.  Colorado law governs the fee structure for all vehicle registrations.

Colorado Motor Vehicle owners who are late in renewing or registering their vehicle will be assessed a late fee of $25 per month up to a maximum of $100.

License fees are based on the empty weight and the type of vehicle being registered.  Specific vehicle ownership taxes are based on the year of manufacture and the original taxable value.