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COVID19 Information for Driver License and Motor Vehicle Customers

We understand that COVID19 has led to some changes and questions surrounding Driver License and Motor Vehicle processes. We would like to help address these questions and provide resources for our customers, please see below:

Driver License

Currently Arapahoe County is not booking Driver License Appointments. The State Division of Motor Vehicle has a web page dedicated to Driver License questions during the COVID-19 closures. Visit the page at: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dmv/how-covid-19-closure-affects-driver-license-issuance

Motor Vehicle

Please see below for the questions we are seeing from our customers most frequently for Motor Vehicle during the COVID-19 closure:

Transactions Requiring Emissions- Please visit the State website to fill out the Request for an Extension form: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dmv/how-covid-19-closure-affects-vehicle-services.

Dealer Documents- Dealers are requested to mail all documents to our county via USPS during the COVID-19 closure (Fed-Ex and UPS may be returned). We will update our website as to when we will once again be open to the public. Dealers should mail documents to:

Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder’s Office
Motor Vehicle
PO Box 9006
Littleton, CO 80160-9011

Late Fee Waivers- Arapahoe County will be waiving late fees for registrations and other time-sensitive transactions that were due during the COVID-19 closure, which began on March 17, 2020.

Law Enforcement- Law enforcement has been contacted by both Arapahoe County and the State of Colorado, alerting them to the challenges many entities and customers face in renewing temporary tags and registrations that expire during the COVID-19 closure. Law enforcement has been asked to be lenient during this time in issuing these citations. Drivers may continue to use expired registration tabs and/or temporary license plates that have expired while awaiting counties to reopen to the public.

Online/Mail-in Transactions- Many transactions can be completed online at http://mydmv.colorado.gov. Arapahoe County Motor Vehicle is accepting mail-in payments for several transactions temporarily during this closure, and will be suspending our regular requirement for checks to be over $10.00. If you cannot complete these transactions online, please mail in the following for each request via USPS:

  1. Duplicate Registration Tabs- Name, Phone Number, License Plate number, Last 8 digits of VIN number, Check for $4.17 made out to Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder- Motor Vehicle
  2. Duplicate Registration- Name, Phone Number, License Plate number, Last 8 digits of VIN number, Check for $4.00 made out to Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder- Motor Vehicle
  3. Duplicate License Plates- Name, Phone Number, License Plate number, Last 8 digits of VIN number, Check for $8.06 made out to Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder- Motor Vehicle
  4. Duplicate Disability Placard- Name, Phone Number, License Plate number, Last 8 digits of VIN number, NO FEE, if it is the 4th renewal, will need DR 2219 form enclosed and filled out/signed
  5. Duplicate Title- Name, Phone Number, License Plate number, Last 8 digits of VIN number, Check for $8.20 made out to Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder- Motor Vehicle, DR 2359A enclosed and filled out/signed

These requests should be mailed to:

Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder’s Office
Motor Vehicle
PO Box 9006
Littleton, CO 80160-9011

Other Questions

Other questions related to Driver License and Motor Vehicle during the COVID-19 closure may visit the State’s website for more information:

State Vehicle Services- https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dmv/how-covid-19-closure-affects-vehicle-services

State Driver License- https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dmv/how-covid-19-closure-affects-driver-license-issuance

State DMV Services Generally-https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dmv/novel-coronavirus-%E2%80%93-disease-2019-covid-19-and-colorado-dmv

COVID-19 in Colorado- https://covid19.colorado.gov/