You may expect your renewal card to be delivered the first week of your renewal month.
If you did not receive your renewal card, please call for renewal fees and requirements.
Grace Period: Colorado law provides for a one-month grace period after a registration is due for renewal, excluding SMM tabs, PWD placards, and permits. i.e. If your plates are due in January, your grace period is the month of February.
Online Renewals - Please click link for more information.
Follow these steps to renew your vehicle registration:
- Remove the mailing label found on the renewal postcard.
Place it on an envelope or address envelope to:
Jefferson County Motor Vehicle
100 Jefferson County Pkwy #2540
Golden, CO 80419-2540
- Make check or money order payable to Jefferson County Clerk. Please write plate number on the check.
- If needed, send emission card (bottom portion of results sheet) with the postcard and payment.
- Return the postcard with your payment so that it will reach the County Clerk's office prior to the last day of your grace period. Please allow for travel time to and from our office.
Important Note: Prior to registration or renewal, owners of tax class C vehicles (Passenger, Motor Home and Motorcycle) must provide proof of insurance.
Note: CLS / EM fee: The $25.00 fee that shows as CLS fee on renewal cards (EM fee on registration receipts) is the emission testing fee collected when a mobile emission test (RapidScreen) has been accepted and processed as part of your renewal.
Last Modified: Jan 22, 2013 07:02 AM