Clerk and Recorder
Updates to motor vehicle legislation take effect March 1New Colorado residents have 90 days to register all vehicles in the state before late fees are assessed. Temporary plate fees are $7.03 and late fees will be assessed if the vehicle isn’t registered prior to the temporary permit’s expiration. Colorado license plates are no longer transferable after March 1, 2023, unless they’re personalized or specialty plates.
New motor vehicle legislation
Group special license plates
Tax time tipsYou can write off the ownership tax that is paid on your annual vehicle registration. To assist in preparing your 2022 taxes, a receipt from your 2022 registration can be requested by following these simple steps:
- Go to MyDMV
- Click on “vehicle services” at the upper right
- Then click on “get a transaction receipt” at the bottom right corner under records
- Type in your license plate number and VIN to pull up the record
- Select the “print” box for the receipt you are requesting and click “next”
- Enter the email address you’d like the receipt sent to and again click “next”
- Confirm the information is correct and click “submit” followed by “okay” to confirm
Viewing public recordsThe public may view grantor and grantee indexes online, and search indexes back to February 21, 1883. View images by contacting the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s Office and sign up for either a weekly ($100) or monthly ($300) subscription.
The 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.
Colorado DRIVESColorado DRIVES (Driver License, Record, Identification, and Vehicle Enterprise Solution) is utilized by Garfield County. The system reduces customer service time, increases transaction speed provides better county-to-county integration, and offers additional online services. Colorado DRIVES
Online motor vehicle servicesComplete many driver’s license, identification, and vehicles services 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’s office dutiesThe 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.
- Marriage licenses
- Motor vehicle
- Vital records
Open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1:30 – 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays. Please call 970-384-3700 for assistance.
Garfield County Clerk & RecorderJackie Harmon