License Plates

Colorado License PlateThe Arapahoe County Motor Vehicle Division registers vehicles and issues license plates to county citizens at four Motor Vehicle office locations. See our Motor Vehicle Title and Registration page for requirements and fees.
Standard License Plates

Arapahoe County Motor Vehicle Offices keep an inventory of only the standard green and white Colorado license plates, as well as green and white plates for persons with disabilities. 

Specialty License Plates

If you would like to purchase a specialty license plate, such as a designer, alumni, military, special groups or personalized plate with custom letter/numbers, you may register a vehicle and apply for the plates at any Arapahoe County Motor Vehicle Branch. Your specialty license plates will be printed by the State and mailed to you. If there are fewer than 30 days remaining on your temporary registration when ordering, you will automatically be issued a new 60-day temporary permit.

Additional fees and some restrictions apply for specialty plates. See a list of available license plate designs, fees and requirements in Colorado.

Exempt Military License Plates

Eligible veterans can apply for specialty military license plates and pay no ownership tax or licensing fees on the first set at the time of issuance and renewal.

Individuals with Disabilities

Specialty license plates and placards are issued to qualified persons with disabilities to park in reserved parking spaces. Please visit our Persons with Disability Placard or Plates web page for more information.

Contact Us

Assistance Form:
Complete the Motor Vehicle Assistance Form to have your questions answered quickly via email. We are unable to take requests for appointments via this form.

Call Us:
Call 303-795-4500 and following the prompts for Motor Vehicle
Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
TTY: 711