• Contact Information

    Motor Vehicle


    7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

    Contact Us

    100 Jefferson County Pkwy.
    Ste. 2540
    Admin and Courts Facility
    Golden, CO 80419-2540

    Motor Vehicle Switchboard

    Serves all Motor Vehicle offices Answered 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


    100 Jefferson County Pkwy., Ste. 2540 Golden, CO 80419
    Fax: 303-271-8177


    6510 Wadsworth Blvd., #320 Arvada, CO 80003
    Fax: 303-421-8181


    4990 County Hwy. 73 Evergreen, CO 80439
    Fax: 303-674-6399


    2099 Wadsworth Blvd., #K Lakewood, CO 80214
    Fax: 303-202-1724


    11139 Bradford Rd. 80127 Littleton, CO 80127
    Fax: 720-497-7310

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  • Temporary Registrations with the Office of Motor Vehicles


    Temporary Registrations may be issued for up to 60 days from date of purchase. To obtain a temporary registration, you must fulfill the following requirements:

    • Proof of purchase via one of the following documents:
      • Title properly assigned to new owner
      • Legal bill of sale and copy of previous owner's registration
        • Must be notarized or Signed under penalty of perjury
      • Dealer invoice or dealer bill of sale
        • Only acceptable if purchased from an out-of-state dealer 
    • Proof of Insurance
      • Must be Colorado coverage on the newly purchased vehicle
      • Cannot be in the previous owner's name
      • Insurance on an another vehicle is NOT accepted
    • Secure and Verifiable Identification
      • New owner (as listed on proof of purchase document) must be present with Photo ID
      • Only one owner must be present
    • Applicable Sales Tax
      • Sales tax (or proof of payment)

    Temporary registrations may be issued in other cases, but they will usually only be issued for 10 days or less. Contact us for the requirements and conditions.

    Temporary registrations cannot be issued to vehicles sold as "TOW AWAY" by a licensed Colorado Dealer.

     Payment Options

    • Cash, check or credit and debit cards accepted
    • Please make checks Payable to Jefferson County (no checks under $10 - dealerships exempt)
    • Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover are accepted - subject to additional convenience fee.