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May 16, 2016

Denver DMV Reduces Wait Time to Under 15 Minutes in April
The Denver Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) saw a reduction in the amount of time residents wait in any of the four citywide offices to just under 15 minutes in April. Wait times have steadily fallen over the last few years from as high as 70 minutes in 2012 to an average wait time of about 22 minutes so far this year.

Dec. 16, 2015

DMV Registration Renewal Now as Easy as Picking up Your Phone
Vehicle Owners can use to renew their registration and pay online.

Nov 17, 2015

City Announces Location of New Southeast Denver DMV Office

The Denver City Council Finance and Services Committee gave initial approval today for the location of a new Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) office in Southeast Denver.

Did you know?

There are three ways to renew your registration/plates without having to visit a Denver Motor Vehicle office. The City & County of Denver has made the process even better by removing all convenience fees for credit card and electronic check transactions. In other words, it will not cost you anything extra to use one of the renewal methods mentioned on the back of the newly designed Renewal Mailer:

Renew Online:
Please visit to renew online. Not all plate types will qualify and the ability to renew online depends on whether you need proof of insurance or an emissions test. If you are unable to renew online please call 311 because you may still be able take advantage of the other methods we offer.

Renew by Phone:
Simply call 311 to see if you are eligible to renew by phone. Please have your registration information and your credit card or checking account information available.

Renew by Mail:
You can also use the newly designed Renewal Mailer to renew by mail. (See the new Renewal Mailer here!) The new renewal notice includes an envelope for your convenience and the postage is paid. No more searching for an envelope and a stamp to send off your renewal!


 Denver Motor Vehicle Division Eliminates Credit Card Fee for Vehicle Owners

Beginning on January 1, 2015, the city eliminated the 2.7 percent service charge on credit card payments for drivers renewing their vehicle registration with the city. Read more...


Effective 1/1/15:

The Denver Sales tax rate increased to 3.65%


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