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Motor Vehicle
Chris Myszkowski, Manager


    Contact Information:
    (719) 520-7302
    Fax Number: (719) 520-6239
    chrismyszkowski@elpasoco.com

    General Motor Vehicle Information:
    (719) 520-6240

    Motor Vehicle 
    (719) 520-6240
    motorvehicledept@elpasoco.com
    MV Manager

    Chris Myszkowski
    (719) 520-6240
    Fax Number: (719) 520-6239
    chrismyszkowski@elpasoco.com

    Main Office - Citizens Service Center
    1675 West Garden of the Gods
    Colorado Springs, CO 80907
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm Mon-Fri
    (Except Holidays)
    Clerk & Recorder > Motor Vehicle

     


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    Motor Vehicle Wait Times

     

    Office Phone Fax
    General Information (719) 520-6240 (719) 520-7796
    State Driver's License Office (719) 594-8701  

     

    Locations and Hours
    All four locations of the El Paso County Clerk & Recorder’s Office offer Motor Vehicle, Recording, Marriage/Civil Union Licenses, and Elections services.

    Main
    Citizens Service Center
    1675 W. Garden of the Gods

    Get Directions

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Downtown
    Centennial Hall
    200 S. Cascade

    Get Directions

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Southeast Powers
    Corner Powers Blvd and Airport Road

    Get Directions

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    North Union Town Center
    8830 N. Union Blvd

    Get Directions

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Saturday
    8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


     

    El Paso County Motor Vehicle Statisical DataTaxes and Fees for El Paso CountyDisabled Parking InformationInformation for ONLINE renewalsVehicle Insurance InformationI need more help!Secure and Verifiable Identification Required - get details here.Information for DRIVERS LICENSE renewalsRules and Help for ResidentsRules and Help for Military Non-ResidentsAdditional Information for RenewalsInfo. to help you when you get your Title Complete NoticeHelp for Individual or Dealer PurchasesGeneral Motor Vehicle InformationDownloadable Forms you may needOn Line Change of Address Form AvailableSamples and Examples of Colorado License PlatesTips on Avoiding Long Lines

    Notices:
    • The voter-approved additional funding for the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office was effective January 1, 2013. The County sales and use tax rates for all non-exempt retail purchases, including use tax on automobiles, changed from 1 percent (0.01) to 1.23 percent (0.0123). This means that County sales and use tax on a $100.00 purchase would be $1.23.
    • Effective July 1, 2006, all new and duplicate title applications are required to include a SECURE AND VERIFIABLE IDENTIFICATION to complete the transaction. Secure and Verifiable Identification is required to be presented for new registration, new placard and new temporary permit transactions, although no photocopy is required.
    • Emissions – Effective January 1, 2007, the basic emissions test is no longer required for gasoline powered vehicles in El Paso County. For further emissions information (including diesel requirements) follow the link below:
                                             
                    
      Colorado Motor Vehicle Emissions Program
    • Effective June 1, 2009, per C.R.S. 42-3-112 (SB09-108), a $25 monthly Late Fee will be charged on all vehicle renewals after the last day of the month following expiration. The fee will not exceed $100.
    • SB09-108 Registration Fee Increase effective July 1, 2009
      Note: Fees increased each year through June 30, 2012

    Vehicle/Trailer

    FY09-10

    FY10-11

    FY11-12+

    2,000# & under

    $22.50

    $25.75

    $29.00

    2,001 – 5,000#

    $32.00

    $36.50

    $41.00

    5,001 – 10,000#

    $39.50

    $45.25

    $51.00

    10,000 - 16,000#

    $51.50

    $58.75

    $66.00

    16,001# & over

    $55.00

    $63.00

    $71.00

    Exceptions: Collector plated vehicles (5-yr. registration) are charged the SB09-108 add-on fees for one year only and the fee increase for farm trucks/tractors is ½ of the amount listed above. The fees do not apply to vehicles (+50 yrs) with horseless carriage registration.

    • Driver’s License Transactions - Effective April 4, 2011 the Real ID Act requires applicants for all Driver’s License transactions to show proof of their residential address. A parent's proof of address indicated on the license is acceptable for a minor child. The applicant may provide one of the following documents:

      o Utility bill
      o Credit card statement
      o Pay stub or earnings statement
      o Rent receipt (may be handwritten)
      o Telephone or cell phone bill
      o Transcript or report card from an accredited school     
      o Bank statement
      o Mortgage document
      o Tax document - Federal IRS; State; County Assessment; Local City Government 
      o Homeowner’s/renter's insurance policy
      o Vehicle registration

      Please click here to read the complete list on the Driver's License Information page.

    • If there is more than one owner of the vehicle, all owners are required to declare their intent to have the Certificate of Title issued in Joint Tenancy with Rights of Survivorship. This may be accomplished by completing the Joint Tenancy with Rights of Survivorship Acknowledgement of Intent Form (DR2395).
    • Payment options are limited to cash, check or debit/credit cards. Each branch has an ATM in the lobby.

     The Clerk & Recorder Now Accepts All Major Credit Cards

     

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