Motor Vehicle Titles and Registration


Call our office at 970-325-4961

The Ouray County Clerk and Recorder's office conducts titling and registration for motor vehicles. For all motor vehicle transactions (including RVs, mobile homes, and trailers) please remember to bring in a valid photo identification, proof of insurance, method of payment (cash, check or credit card), and other applicable paperwork. Please note that the State of Colorado applies a 2.7% administration fee on all transactions using a credit card or debit card. 

Colorado Drivers License Information Opens in new windowOuray County residents can obtain or renew Colorado Driver's Licenses at the Montrose Drivers License Office. 

The Ouray County Clerk's Office does not issue Driver's Licenses. 

Vehicle Services at the Ouray County Clerk & Recorder Opens in new window

  • Online renewal of Vehicle Registration
  • Estimate Registration Fees
  • Request a duplicate title or registration card
  • Add/change a vehicle address
  • Request license plates (standard green and white, specialty plates, or vanity license plates)
  • Apply for a Disability Placard
  • Motor Vehicle License Plates

Ouray County offers three "dropbox" locations for residents to drop-off vehicle registration renewals and correspondence/payments for all other County Departments. 

Dropbox locations: 

  • Ouray County Courthouse - north side on 6th Avenue
  • Ouray County 4-H Event Center - 22739 Highway 550, Ridgway, CO
  • Near the Colona "welcome" sign, 35 Hotchkiss Ave (County Road 1), Colona, CO 81403
Drop Box at Ouray County Courthouse on 6th Avenue