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Power of Attorney

gavel and scale of justicePower of Attorney is a legal instrument authorizing one to act as the attorney or agent of the grantor (owner of vehicle). This document may be used when buying or selling a vehicle, when issuing a duplicate title and if someone other than the owner of the vehicle is coming in to the office to obtain title for the owner.

Power of Attorney Forms

They are as follows:

  1. Specific/Limited Powers of Attorney. Copies are not acceptable. These type of Power of Attorney forms are limited to what is defined in the document. The form DR2175 is available in the motor vehicle office or may be downloaded.
  2. General Power of Attorney. A copy is acceptable in this case. This document allows the attorney in fact to do all and every act.
  3. Military Power of Attorney. This type of Power of Attorney may be either specific or general. It will state the type on the document. If the document is a general Power of Attorney, a copy is acceptable. If it is a limited Power of Attorney, a copy is not acceptable.
  4. Secure Power of Attorney. A dealer uses this type when they are waiting for a title from a lien holder or are waiting for a duplicate title.

Power of Attorney forms may not have any alterations or erasures on them or the document is void.

If an individual has been named Power of Attorney on a specific Power of Attorney form, that individual may not assign Power of Attorney to another person.

If an individual has been named Power of Attorney on a General Power of Attorney form, they may assign Power of Attorney to another individual to be the Specific Power of Attorney.

When the grantor of the Power of Attorney form is deceased, the document is no longer valid.

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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