As of 5/15/2020, Colorado Emissions Stations are open at limited locations. We understand that because of the large number of vehicles needing a test, the wait times at the stations may be longer than normal. Please review the information on their website for current status and plan your visit accordingly.

 

Option 1 - EMAIL

We are here to help during this difficult time!  You can send us an email 24 hours a day at plates@larimer.org.  A technician will respond to help you with your vehicle licensing questions or give you guidance to complete your specific transactions.

Option 2 - PHONE

There are many processes you can accomplish over the phone.  Phone hours have been extended from 8:00am-7:00pm, Monday - Friday, call (970) 498-7878, option 5.  Staff is ready to assist you with your transactions. Your patience is appreciated — hold times may be a bit longer as call volumes rise.

Option 3 - ONLINE

There are many Vehicle Licensing transactions that you can now accomplish online by going to www.Larimer.org/Eservices.

  • Renew your license plates (even if you’re late)
  • Replace tabs or plates
  • Estimate registration fees
  • Apply for a first-time disability placard
  • Out of State Emission Extension
  • Request a duplicate title
  • Transaction Receipt
  • Change your address
  • Renew disability placard
  • Request a duplicate registration card

You may also go directly to mydmv.colorado.gov for additional services including:

  • Complete a first-time registration
  • Report Release of Liability

Option 4 - MAIL

Renewals may be sent to Larimer County Clerk & Recorder, PO Box 1429, Fort Collins, CO  80522.


Please call our office at (970) 680-1500, option 5, before submitting other transactions by mail.

 

Option 5 - IN PERSON TRANSACTIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. 

Note:  Because there are so many other options for completing license renewals, they will not be handled in person.  Instead, please use one of the other options listed below.

  • Renew Online at www.larimer.org/renewplates
  • Visit a renewal kiosk in Loveland, Fort Collins or another location in Colorado. See larimer.org/kiosk
  • Mail your renewal to our office at PO Box 1429, Fort Collins, CO  80522
  • Drop your renewal (with check payment) into the “Renewal Drop Box” located in the lobby of the Fort Collins or Loveland offices

To make an appointment for:

  • Fort Collins and Loveland, visit larimer.org/bookatime
  • Estes Park,  call our office at (970) 577-2025, option 5 
  • Colorado car dealerships, fleet companies and courier services are required to make an appointment for paperwork drop off only.

 

Option 6 - SELF SERVICE KIOSK

You can renew your plates (even if you’re late) at our self-serve kiosks, which are located in grocery stores – still a public place, but you may have to go to the grocery store anyway and can pick less busy hours if you desire. Go to www.Larimer.org/Kiosk for location details.