NEW! Use any kiosk if you live in a participating county!
If you live in one county, but you work, go on vacation or attend college in another, now you may renew your license plates at any kiosk along the way! If you live in one of the following counties, you may use any ColoradoMV Express kiosks in the state: Arapahoe, Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, Douglas, El Paso, Fremont, Jefferson, La Plata, Larimer, Mesa and Weld.
If you do not live in these counties, the kiosks are not available for use. Contact your county motor vehicle office for information.
How To Use a Kiosk
Simply scan the barcode on the back of your renewal postcard or type in your license plate number using the touch-screen. Pay taxes and fees via cash, check or credit card (cash not accepted at all locations.) The machine will provide a printed receipt, your registration and license plate tabs on the spot.
Find Your Nearest Kiosk
Citizens of the following participating counties may use a kiosk: Arapahoe, Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, Douglas, El Paso, Fremont, Jefferson, La Plata, Larimer, Mesa and Weld. See a list of locations below, or use the map to find your nearest kiosk. Enter your address OR click “Near Me” to use location services.
Skip the Line with Colorado MVExpress!
The fast, easy way to renew your license plates in Douglas County.
Colorado MVExpress is a self-service kiosk where you can renew your vehicle registration. It’s fast and easy! Skip the line at a Motor Vehicle office!
To use the kiosk, type in your license plate number using the touch-screen. Pay taxes and fees via cash, check or credit card. The machine will provide a printed receipt, your registration and license plate tabs on the spot.
Locations and Hours
The following kiosk locations serve Douglas County residents only.
|Douglas County Wilcox Building
301 Wilcox Street
Kiosk Hours: M-F, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Accept cash, checks, credit/debit cards
|Park Meadows Center
9350 Heritage Hills Circle
Kiosk Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Accept checks, credit/debit cards – no cash
Douglas County Motor Vehicle:
303-660-7440 (questions about your vehicle registration)
Kiosk Customer Service
1-866-955-5258 (questions about your transaction at a kiosk)
Frequently Asked Questions
- When can I renew at a kiosk?
- What types of license plates can be renewed at a kiosk?
- What if I need proof of emissions?
- What if I need proof of auto insurance?
- Will I pay a fee to use the kiosk?
- What is Colorado MVExpress?
- Who can use the kiosks?
- How does the kiosk work?
- How can I pay?
- Can the kiosk do other transactions?
- Who do I contact with questions about my transaction?
- Who do I contact with questions about my motor vehicle registration or license plate?
When can I renew at a kiosk?
You have a three-month window to renew. You can renew your vehicle in the month prior to your expiration month, the month of expiration, and no later than the last day of the month following the date of expiration.
What types of license plates can be renewed at a kiosk?
You can use a kiosk to renew a personal automobile, pickup truck, motorcycle, or coach and park model trailer. It will NOT renew a collector, commercial fleet, dealer, government or taxi/livery vehicle, tow truck, or any disabled veteran specialty license plates.
What if I need proof of emissions?
Please wait at least two (2) business days after getting an emissions test to renew at the kiosk. This allows time for the machine to be updated electronically by testing facilities. The kiosk cannot accept paper proof. Your renewal postcard will indicate if you need proof of emissions.
What if I need proof of auto insurance?
Please wait 2-4 days after updating your auto insurance to renew at the kiosk. This allows time for your insurance to provide updated information to our statewide vehicle registration system. The kiosk cannot accept paper proof. Your renewal postcard will indicate if you need proof of insurance.
Will I pay a fee to use the kiosk?
There is a $3 service fee for every vehicle renewed at the kiosk. This fee pays for the technology and is not assessed or retained by Douglas County. Additionally, there is a $0.50 convenience fee to pay via check, or a 2.15% fee to pay via credit or debit card.
What is Colorado MVExpress?
Colorado MVExpress is a self-service kiosk that offers a fast and easy way to renew your vehicle registration. It is a blue and yellow machine with touch-screen technology that looks similar to an ATM. Simply scan the barcode on your renewal postcard or type your license plate number on the touch-screen. The machine will accept your payment and print your registration and license plate tabs on the spot!
How does the kiosk work?
Simply scan the barcode on your vehicle registration renewal postcard or use the touch-screen to type in your license plate number. Follow the instructions to review your vehicle record, and pay taxes and fees. The machine will print your receipt, registration and tabs on the spot. Just grab your documents and go!
How can I pay?
Cash, check, credit or debit card are accepted at the Castle Rock location. Check, credit or debit cards are accepted at the Park Meadows Center (Lone Tree) location, no cash. Only one method of payment is allowed per transaction.
Can the kiosk do other transactions?
No, the kiosk will only process a renewal. It cannot issue replacement tabs or change the name or address on your motor vehicle registration. Please visit a Douglas County Motor Vehicle Office for this service.