Boulder County offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Emergency and 24/7 public services will continue to operate.

Selling a Vehicle

Selling a Vehicle

Seller Checklist

Provide the following documents to a buyer when selling a vehicle:

  • Title:
    • Hand-printed names and signatures of seller(s) and buyer(s) is required
  • Bill of Sale (in rare circumstances, such as when proper ownership documents are missing, please contact our office for alternative Bill of Sale paperwork)
  • Odometer disclosure statement if the vehicle is less than ten years old:
    • Disclose on title, secure dealer bill of sale or secure power of attorney
    • Include odometer reading and indicator
    • Hand-printed names and signatures of seller(s) and buyer(s) is required
  • Proof of emissions test if required:

Title Replacement

If the title is lost or destroyed, the seller must apply immediately for a Duplicate Title. ***NEW*** a duplicate title may also be requested online.

A motor vehicle Bill of Sale must be given to the buyer to obtain a temporary permit until the duplicate title is received.

License Plates

License plates belong to the seller, not the vehicle. If a vehicle is sold or traded, license plates must be removed.

Title

Contact or visit a Boulder County Motor Vehicle office if an error is made completing the title.

Contact Us

Motor Vehicle Division

303-413-7710
303-413-7725 (Fax)
Email
Hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. M-F

Location

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