In Colorado, motor vehicles are titled and registered through the county clerk's office in the motor vehicle owner's county of residence. The owner may be able to title and register their vehicle at a self-service kiosk, located in specific counties throughout Colorado. Visit the self-service kiosk section of the DMV website for more information. Title and registration is required in Colorado:
- within 60 days of purchase;
- within 90 days of becoming a Colorado resident;
- within 45 days after returning to the United States from a foreign jurisdiction;
- for an owner of a foreign vehicle operated within the state; and
- for nonresident business owners who own and operate a motor vehicle trailer, a semi‑trailer, or a trailer coach.