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My temporary tags will be expiring soon. Can I come in and get license plates?
If you financed a vehicle through a dealer/leader, your title paperwork must be completed by the dealership and County. This process takes up to 60 days.

If it has been less than 55 days since your temporary tags were issued, please wait to receive a Title Complete postcard in the mail. Once you receive this postcard, you can visit any of your branch offices to register your vehicle.

If it has been more than 55 days since your temporary tags were issued and you have not received a Title Complete postcard, please visit one of our branch offices to request an extension on your temporary tags. The cost is $7.08 for another temporary registration.

See payment options and what to bring to register your vehicle on ourMotor Vehicle registration page.

Clerk Motor Vehicle Registration

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1. How much will it cost to register my vehicle?
2. Do I need an emission test to register/renew my vehicle?
3. My temporary tags will be expiring soon. Can I come in and get license plates?
4. I purchased a vehicle or moved my vehicle from another state. What do I need to register my vehicle?
5. Do I have to bring proof of insurance to register, renew or obtain a temporary registration?
6. I renewed my vehicle registration online but did not receive my tabs in the mail. Can I get replacement tabs?
7. My registration receipt, validating stickers (tabs) and/or license plates were lost or stolen. What do I do?
8. I just moved to Arapahoe County or within Arapahoe County. How can I change my address on my motor vehicle registration?
9. Can I get a credit for registration fees already paid when I sell my vehicle and register a new one?
10. Can I obtain a temporary registration instead of renewing a registration for a vehicle that I intend to sell?
11. I just moved out of Arapahoe County. Do I still need to renew my vehicle in Arapahoe County?
12. I just purchased a new car from a dealership and it is financed. What do I do now?
13. Can I renew my registration over the phone?
14. How do I apply for a Persons with Disabilities parking placard or license plate?
15. Can I renew my registration online?
16. What forms of payment do you accept?
17. How much did I pay in ownership tax?
18. What is the sales tax rate for my address?
19. How do I determine the MSRP of my vehicle?
20. How do I obtain a Certificate of Title for a vehicle I purchased if there is no Certificate of Title in existence?
21. I am unable to locate my Colorado Certificate of Title. How do I obtain a duplicate title?
22. I am unable to locate my Certificate of Title that was issued in a different state.