Colorado Car Registration Change of Name

Have you recently gotten married, divorced, or had to change your legal name? The Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) recommends that you change the name on your Colorado car regsitration as soon as possible. Select from the options below to get started.

1: Get Started with Online Application Assistance

Application assistance services can simplify the process for many DMV related services for a fee, including: renewing your license, applying for a license, registering a vehicle, replacing your license, changing your address and more. In addition to assistance in preparing official forms, the value added services and products you will receive include a comprehensive Easy Guide™ containing information relevant to your service needs; 30 days of both emergency Roadside Assistance and the Repair Assist consultation service from Road America. Other benefits include an ongoing monthly newsletter and a quarterly magazine covering important updates that affect drivers, important safety tips, trends, legislative updates and ways to save money on vehicle-related services.

2: By mail

Some drivers prefer to handle the renewal process by mail, rather than taking advantage of assistance services, visiting the DMV in person, or via available online services. Service by mail is available with limitations. Read below for additional details or visit your local DMV.

3: Via a DMV office

If your specific needs require an in-person visit, most, if not all, driver license services can be handled at your local DMV office. Varying DMV offices sometimes supply different types of services so you will need to check before your visit to make sure the DMV closest to you provides the service you require. In addition, you can call to see if your DMV allows you to make a personal appointment.

Name Change On Colorado Car Registration

To change the name on your CO car registration, you should plan to visit a Title and Registration Office in the county where your Colorado vehicle is registered. Be sure to do this within 30 days of your legal name change. You will need to bring proof of identity in order to complete this process.

Be sure to print and complete this form before visiting your local Title and Registration Office, where your request will be processed.