Clerk and Recorder
Clerk and Recorder
Vehicle Titles, Registration and Plates


What documents are required to register a vehicle?

Title and proof of insurance when buying from an individual. If vehicle is purchased from a dealer we need all the paperwork the dealer gives you. Valid identification.

What are the title fees?
$7.20 plus sales tax. $8.20 for duplicate title.

What is the sale tax?
State is 2.9%

What documents are required for a permit?

w Bill of sale or title
Proof of Insurance
Valid Identification

What is the fee for the permit?

How much are license plates?
Fees vary depending on weight, taxable value, and year of the vehicle.

What kind of plates do you offer?
Approximately 100 plates, most of which require specific qualifications.
Some special plates have an additional $50.00 one time fee and some have an additional $25.00 per year

What is required to register an out of State vehicle?

Current registration or title
VIN verification required
w Proof of insurance
Weight slip required on pickups that weigh over 4500 lbs.
Valid Identification

What are the fees to file a security agreement?
$5.00 per page for 81/2 x 11. $10.00 per page for 11 x 17.


*The Clerk and Recorder's Office accepts credit card payments for all Motor Vehicle transactions.  We accept Master Card, Visa and American Express.  A 2.7% portal administrative fee will be charged for all transactions over $10.00.


State of Colorado Motor Vehicle Links:

Colorado Department of Revenue

Colorado Department of Revenue License Plates

For more information, please contact:

The Clerk and Recorder's Office
PO Box 127
6683 County Rd. 13
Conejos, Co.  81129
Phone: 719-376-5422
Fax: 719-376-5997

Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (except holidays)