Clerk & Recorder

About Us

The Office of the Clerk and Recorder acts in an official capacity for two separate government agencies, as representative for both the State of Colorado and for Conejos County.  As agent for the State Department of Revenue, the Clerk & Recorder's office is responsible for titling and licensing all motor vehicles purchased, leased or entering the State to any person residing within Conejos County. In this capacity, the Clerk and Recorder is accountable for the collection of all fees required by motor vehicle law, such as sales taxes and license and ownership fees.

In serving the citizens of Conejos County, the Clerk and Recorder's office shall be ex-officio recorder of deeds, property transfers, mortgages, plats, liens, judgments, chattels or any other documents presented for filing or recording. Equally important is the Clerk and Recorders function as the Chief Election Official of Conejos County pertaining to any primary, general or special elections. Additionally, this office issues marriage licenses and marriage certificates, liquor licenses within the County, and the Clerk and Recorder serves the Board of County Commissioners as Clerk to the Board

Lawrence D. Gallegos
Lawrence D. GallegosClerk & Recorder
Phone: (719) 376-5422
Fax:(719) 376-5997

Election Information

Election FAQ

Where do I register to vote?

You can get registration application forms from this web site, state agency offices, public libraries, or at any County Clerk and Recorder's office.

You can also register online at:

Can I register to vote online?
How do I become eligible to vote?
What are the requirements to register to vote?
Can I register to vote if I am not yet 18 years of age?
Do I have to bring my identification to register or vote?
What happens if I don't bring an acceptable form of ID to the polling place?
When do I vote?
Do I have to go to the polls to vote?
How can I receive a Mail-in Ballot?
When is the deadline to register to vote?
How do I update my address information after I've moved?
How do I become Poll Worker (Election Judge)?
Where can I drop off my ballot?
Do I have to register to vote again if I don’t vote in the last election?



Notice is hereby given



Deed Recording

To find your recordings

Deed Recording FAQ

Do you do lien searches?

No. You would have to hire a title company or come into our office and do the search yourself.

What are your filing fees for recording?
Are UCC'S filed in your country?
What are the fees to file UCC'S?

Marriage & Liquor License

Marriage License Information


The license may be issued only during normal working hours at the Office of the Clerk and Recorder. The license is valid anywhere in the State of Colorado for 30 days including the date of issue. License fee is $30.00.

Blood Test

Other Liquor License Forms

Motor Vehicle Information

State of Colorado Online Vehicle Registration Renewal

DMV Vehicle Forms

Vehicle Titles, Registration & Plates FAQ

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?
What is the sale tax?
What documents are required for a permit?
What is the fee for the permit?
How much are license plates?
What kind of plates do you offer?
What is required to register an out of State vehicle?
What are the fees to file a security agreement?
What is the fee for a temporary permit?
*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.

Contact Us

Contact Form

Clerk & Recorder

PO Box 127
6683 County Rd. 13
Conejos, CO 81129

Phone: (719) 376-5422
Fax: (719) 376-5997

Hour of Operation:

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