Office of the Clerk and Recorder

Paul D. López, Clerk and Recorder

201 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80202


Appointments are available but not required for in-person services.
Appointments are strongly encouraged for marriage license, civil union, and recording services.
Get a marriage or civil union license in personMake an appointment to record documents 

Our calendar opens up seven days in advance and appointments are limited; if you can't find an appointment with our office, be sure to check back for cancellations or contact a neighboring jurisdiction (JeffersonAdamsDouglas, and Arapahoe County may have openings). For public trustee and foreclosure needs, call 311 for additional information. 

Please note: The Office of the Denver Clerk and Recorder does not process license plates or license plate renewalsDenver Motor Vehicle handles license plates for Denver County.

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