Fire Restrictions are in effect for western Boulder County. No fireworks, open fires in areas shown on map. View the flyer for details.

Many County services are being offered online. Additionally, a variety of resources are available for those impacted by COVID-19.

Renew Registration

Renew Registration

Boulder County Motor Vehicle Offices Reopen June 1 - Appointments recommended

You can renew your registration online – even when expired or in the grace month. You may also renew by mail or at a self-service kiosk. Appointments are not available for renewals.

Boulder MV Express Kiosk – The self-service kiosk at the Boulder Clerk and Recorder is available for use from 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Please be aware that you will be required to wear a mask while in the building (for ages 12+ ; masks will be provided for those who do not have one).

If you are having difficulty renewing online, please refer to our COVID-19 Closure FAQs for guidance. You may also call us at 303-413-7710 or email us at

Renewal Options

  • Renew online
  • Renew by mail
  • Renew in-person at a Boulder County Motor Vehicle location – Boulder, Lafayette, or Longmont (addresses below)
  • Renew at a MV Express Renewal Kiosk – locations in Boulder and Longmont

Note: If you just moved to Boulder County from another Colorado county, you will not be able to renew online this year.

Renewal Notice

A courtesy renewal notice (postcard) is mailed to the address on file prior to the registration expiring. The postcard will not forward to a new address.

Renewal Checklist

Provide the following to renew a registration:

Renewal Deadlines

Renew a vehicle registration during the following:

  • Month before the registration expires
  • Month the registration expires
  • Month after the registration expires, no later than the last business day, known as the one-month grace period

Late Fees

  • Colorado law requires residents to pay late fees.
  • Late fees are $25 per month.
  • Fees begin to accumulate after your one-month grace period.
  • Late fees may not exceed $100.

Temporary permits are not subject to a one-month grace period (C.R.S. 42-3-112, 42-3-114).

Contact Us

Motor Vehicle Division

Hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. M-F

Phone: 303-413-7710

Fax: 303-413-7725 (Boulder office)
Fax: 303-413-7002 (Lafayette office)
Fax: 303-678-6126 (Longmont office)


Boulder: 1750 33rd Street
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Longmont: 529 Coffman Street
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Lafayette: 1376 Miners Drive
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Mailing Address

1750 33rd Street, Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80301