Clerk and Recorder
Clerk and Recorder offices openThe County Clerk’s offices in Glenwood Springs and Rifle are open to walk-in customers for motor vehicle transactions; recording searches, filing and copy requests; and requests for certified copies of marriage licenses, or birth and death certificates. Appointments are required for the issuance of marriage licenses and liquor licenses. Hours of operation are – Monday – Friday from 8:30 – 11 a.m. and 2 – 4 p.m. for walk-in customers. Masks and social distancing are required.
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Masks required in the Garfield County CourthouseBy order of the Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court, masks are required in all public areas of the Garfield County Courthouse and probation offices through June 18. Garfield County offices within the courthouse are following the governor’s order that strongly suggests masks be worn indoors by anyone who is not fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Colorado DRIVES is liveColorado DRIVES (Driver License, Record, Identification and Vehicle Enterprise Solution) is up and running at Garfield County. The new system reduces customer service time, increases transaction speed, provides better county-to-county integration, and offers additional online services. Colorado DRIVES
Online motor vehicle servicesMany driver’s license, identification, and vehicles services can be conducted online at myDMV
Apply for a driver’s license or identification card
Renew your driver’s license or identification card
Change your address
Register your vehicle
Renew a vehicle registration
Add or change a driver’s license renewal reminder
Request your driving record
Apply for a disability placard
Request a personalized plate
Request a duplicate title
Clerk and Recorder database for public records searchesThe Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s office makes every effort to collect and maintain accurate data. However, Tyler Technology and the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s office are unable to warrant any of the information herein contained.
Viewing public recordsThe public may view grantor and grantee indexes online, and search indexes back to February 21, 1883. Images may be viewed by contacting the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, and signing up for either a weekly ($100) or monthly ($300) subscription.
Duties of the Clerk and Recorder’s officeThe Clerk & Recorder’s office is responsible for voter registration, the conducting of all primary, general, and November coordinated elections, motor vehicle titling and registration, real estate and other recordings, marriage licenses, birth and death records, liquor licenses and recording the proceedings of the Board of County Commissioners.
Monday–Friday, 8:30 – 11 a.m. and 2 – 4 p.m., excluding holidays.
Elections – 970-384-3700
Marriage licenses – 970-384-3700
Motor vehicle – 970-384-3700
Recording – 970-384-3700
Vital records – 970-384-3700