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Out of State Student and Military

Out of State Students

Student typing on a laptopIf you are an out of state student attending school in Colorado, you have two options regarding licensing and registration of your vehicle. If you do not wish to change your residency status to Colorado, you may keep your out of state license plates, registration and driver's license. However, you will be required to comply with the State of Colorado emissions and insurance requirements. If you choose to change your residency status to claim Colorado as your home state, you will need to see Titling A Vehicle From Out Of State. Please remember to keep your vehicle registrations, as you will need them in order to prove residency for tuition purposes.


Out of State Military

military with flagIf you are active duty military personnel and are temporarily living in the State of Colorado, you have two options for vehicle registration. If you are maintaining an out of state driver's license, you may also keep the out of state license plates on your vehicle. You will however be required to comply with the State of Colorado emissions and insurance requirements. If you are going to be in the State of Colorado for an extended period of time and are planning on obtaining Colorado license plates and registration, certain criteria must be met. The Weld County Motor Vehicle Department will require an emissions test, verification of Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), completion of form DR2667 - Affidavit of Non-residence and Military Service Exemption from Specific Ownership Tax, and proof of insurance. See Proof of Insurance Requirements.



Completion of a DR2667 form can be done if:
  1. Active duty military assigned to the State of Colorado.
  2. The vehicle must be physically located in the State of Colorado.
  3. Claim out of state residency.
  4. Submit a new form DR2667 each year with renewal or registration of new vehicle.
  5. The individual who is on active duty must show as the owner or co-owner of the vehicle.

Contact Information

Motor Vehicle Department

1402 N. 17th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631

Phone: (970) 304-6520
Fax: (970) 304-6521

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mailing Address

P. O. Box 459
Greeley, CO 80632


Southeast Weld

2950 9th Street
Ft. Lupton, CO

Phone: (303) 857-4635
Fax: (303) 857-3037

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Southwest Weld

4209 County Road 24 1/2
Longmont, CO

Phone: (720) 652-4201
Fax: (720) 652-4202

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


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