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Military Personnel
Soldier standing in the mountains

Appointments now required for in-person visits. Additionally, registration renewals need to be completed out of office. Options include online, by mail or drop box, or at a self-service kiosk. Read about these changes (including benefits, and FAQs). Información en español.

Vehicle Registration for Military Personnel

Boulder County Residents

Serving in-state in the military:

Serving out-of-state in the military:


Information for out-of-state military personnel who are actively stationed in Boulder County:

Vehicle Registration

  • If you purchase a new vehicle while you are stationed in Colorado, you may choose to register it either in your home state or in Colorado.
  • To register your vehicle in Boulder County, please see our registration guidelines.

Registration Renewal

  • You may either continue to renew your vehicle in your home state, or
  • Register your vehicle in Colorado if you’re going to be in Colorado for an extended period of time. Please see the New Resident registration guidelines.

**If you choose to register your vehicle in Colorado, you may apply for an exemption from the Specific Ownership Tax by completing form DR 2667. Select military plates are free for those who qualify. Refer to the Military License Plate Application for plate types and qualification requirements.

Contact Us

Motor Vehicle Division

7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Fridays
Online Motor Vehicle Contact Us Form
Contáctenos - Formulario en línea

Phone: 303-413-7710
Fax: 303-413-7706


Boulder: 1750 33rd St.
Map and Directions Boulder Location

Longmont: 529 Coffman St.
Map and Directions Longmont Location

Lafayette: 1755 S. Public Road
Map and Directions Lafayette Location

Mailing Address

1750 33rd St., Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80301