Denver Motor Vehicle Branches Closed for In-Person Transactions Starting Nov. 23
All 5 Denver Motor Vehicle branches will be closed to the public starting Nov. 23. Residents with registrations/tags that expired prior to November will be served in-person through the end of the week (Nov. 20).
Residents may complete most transactions by mail, phone, or here on denvergov.org/dmv. Residents are strongly encouraged to use online and mail options due to very high call volumes.
Denver Police Department officers and Denver Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Right of Way Enforcement agents will not enforce expired tags in Denver beginning Mon., Nov. 23 until further notice.
2020 Furlough Day Closures:
In addition to regular holiday closures, all Denver Motor Vehicle staff will be out of the office on the following days due to a citywide furlough:
There are three ways to renew your registration/plates without having to visit a Denver Motor Vehicle office. The City & County of Denver has made the process even better by removing all convenience fees for credit card and electronic check transactions. In other words, it will not cost you anything extra to use one of the renewal methods mentioned on the back of the newly designed Renewal Mailer:
Please visit https://www.denvergov.org/pocketgov/#/dmv to renew online. Not all plate types will qualify and the ability to renew online depends on whether you need proof of insurance or an emissions test. If you are unable to renew online please call 311 because you may still be able take advantage of the other methods we offer.
Simply call 311 to see if you are eligible to renew by phone. Please have your registration information and your credit card or checking account information available.
You can also use the newly designed Renewal Mailer to renew by mail. The new renewal notice includes an envelope for your convenience and the postage is paid. No more searching for an envelope and a stamp to send off your renewal!
Filing a lien is a process that involves using a motor vehicle title for collateral. Lienholders may be companies or individuals whom an applicant owes money, and where the title will be held by the lienholder until the debt has been paid in full.
Lienholders should submit the following documentation according to the instructions below:
Make checks payable to Denver Manager of Finance.
2855 Tremont Place
Denver, CO 80205
Acceptable copies of the security agreement include the original or carbon copy. All copies must be certified as a true and exact copy of the original “pursuant to C.R.S. 12-55-110”. This statute gives the notary the power to certify without having witnessed the original signatures.
A properly assigned title or M.S.O. is accompanied by an application for title (DR 2395), chattel mortgage/security agreement and sales tax receipts, are sent with filing fees. When all processing has been completed, customers will receive a post card notifying them that their paperwork is done.