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Motor Vehicle Department Feedback

Expect longer waits.

Statewide Motor Vehicle offices recently replaced their 1980’s MS-DOS system.  

To avoid the increased wait times, Weld Clerk and Recorder Carly Koppes is urging residents to renew their registration early and to do so online or by mail, if eligible. If you need an emissions test, drivers can take care of that first and after 48-hours will be able to renew online. Additionally, even if your grace month is about to expire, renewing online is still an option and drivers can print a temporary renewal receipt.

For those that have to visit the office in person, the clerk is encouraging those residents to allow plenty of time or, for Weld County residents, to schedule an appointment online (

Methods of Payments we accept.

Personal checks, credit card and cash are the methods of payment we accept. Note: Temporary checks are not accepted and credit cards will have a 2.25% + .75 cent portal fee. Also, a Colorado driver's license is required for all drivers who are residents of Colorado with current address.