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Colorado DMV Resource Links & FAQs

Here you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your tests and tasks with the Colorado DMV.

Driver’s license and vehicle tasks are completed with the Division of Motor Vehicles. The official website for the Colorado DMV is:

Online Services at the Colorado DMV

If you can avoid a trip to your local DMV office, you’re in luck. The Colorado DMV offers the following services online:

  • Start a driver’s license application.
  • Renew your driver’s license.
  • Check the status of your driver’s license.
  • Change your address.
  • Renew your vehicle registration.
  • Replace your title, registration, or tabs.

Visit to set up an online account and complete your driver’s license and vehicle tasks online.

Colorado Driver’s Licenses & Learner’s Permits is designed to help you prepare for and pass your DMV written tests – all for free!

We want you to focus on studying and being a safe driver. We don’t think you should pay extra for this.

Colorado DMV Practice Tests

Colorado DMV Permit Practice Test

Road Signs & Traffic Signals Practice Test

Free Colorado DMV Cheat Sheets & Study Guides (Including Free PDF Print-Outs)

We also provide overviews of the steps you’ll need to take at the DMV, so you can be better prepared and know what to expect when it comes time to make a visit to your local office or complete a task online or through the mail. You’ll also find tips and guides designed to help make you the most knowledgeable driver and vehicle owner as possible.

How to Get a Driver’s License in Colorado

Driver’s Education in Colorado

REAL ID Identification Requirements at the DMV

Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants

Driving Safety Topics: Distracted Driving, Defensive Driving, DUI, Seat Belt Laws, and More!

Colorado Motorcycle License & CDL

Are you interested in obtaining other types of driver’s licenses and endorsements in Colorado? has you covered!

Colorado Motorcycle License Practice Tests & Application Requirements

Colorado Motorcycle Written Exam Simulation

Free CDL Practice Tests & Guides

Colorado Car Registration & Title

After you get your driver’s license, you’re going to need something to drive, right? We’ve got the information you’ll need to get started.

Colorado Car Registration & Title Information

Smog Check & Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Car Insurance Requirements

Vehicle History Reports

Free Bill of Sale Form

Colorado License & Registration FAQs

What documents do I need to get a Colorado driver’s license?

Provide proof of your identity, Social Security Number, and Colorado residency.

How do I renew my driver’s license in Colorado?

You can renew your license online, by mail, or at a DMV office.

How long do I have to renew my Colorado driver’s license after it expires?

It is illegal to drive with an expired driver’s license, but you’ll be able to renew it up to 1 year after it expires without having to go through the entire application process again.

Do I need a new driver’s license when I move to Colorado?

Yes, you’ll have 30 days to transfer your out-of-state license.

When will I receive my Colorado driver’s license after renewing or replacing it?

You should receive your new license in about 10 days.

Can I get a copy of my Colorado registration online?

Yes, you can order a replacement registration card online.

How do I renew my car registration in Colorado?

You can renew online, by mail, or in person at the DMV.

Can I renew my car registration online in Colorado?

Yes, you can.

What happens if my Colorado car registration is expired?

You’ll have up to 1 month after your registration expires to renew it. After that, you’ll need to pay a late fee.

When will I receive my Colorado car registration and license plate stickers/tabs after I renew or replace them?

You should receive them in about 1-2 weeks.

How much of my Colorado car registration is tax deductible?

You can deduct your car registration fees from your federal income taxes if a portion of your registration is based on the vehicle’s value. Refer to your registration documents for details.

Do I need to register my vehicle when moving to Colorado?

Yes, you’ll need to do so within 90 days of establishing residency.

Colorado DMV Office Locations & Appointments

Sometimes there’s nothing you can do to avoid a trip to the DMV.

Use the Colorado office finder to locate DMVs near you:

Here you’ll be able to find:

  • Addresses and directions.
  • DMV Office Hours.
  • Holiday and Weekend Schedules.
  • Acceptable forms of payment.
  • Current wait times, if available.

Remember, if you do have to visit the Colorado DMV, it’s always a good idea to make an appointment. This can help reduce the time you’ll need to spend there.

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