Renewing your license plates in Colorado is about to get a lot easier. Beginning March 5, citizens in 12 Colorado counties will have the option to renew their vehicle registration at any of 18 self-service kiosks located in any of those participating counties.
The kiosks are available only to residents of Arapahoe, Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, Douglas, El Paso, Freemont, Jefferson, La Plata, Larimer, Mesa and Weld counties. However, more counties may authorize kiosk transactions for residents later this year. Jefferson County’s kiosk is inside the Lakewood Motor Vehicle office located at 2099 Wadsworth Blvd, Suite K.
“This kiosk technology, launched last summer, has made a difference by reducing wait times and allowed staff to assist customers with more complex title and registration transactions.” said Clerk and Recorder, Faye Griffin. “With the addition of cross-county registration renewals, another level of customer convenience is available. If you live in Jefferson County, but work, shop, go on vacation, or attend college in another participating county, you can use any kiosk along the way to renew your license plate.”
The kiosks are blue and yellow machines that look similar to an ATM. To use one, simply type your license plate number on the touch screen, or scan the barcode on your renewal postcard; then pay taxes and fees by check, credit or debit card. The kiosk will instantly print your receipt, vehicle registration and license plate tabs. Jefferson County customers will pay a $3 convenience fee for every vehicle renewed at a kiosk, which directly pays for the technology. There is no budget impact or cost to taxpayers for this convenience.
If your vehicle requires an emissions test, you should complete it at least two business days before using a kiosk. If you have recently changed or updated your auto insurance, please wait 2-4 business days before using a kiosk to renew. If your grace period for your renewal has ended, you will not be able to renew at a machine and must appear in person at your county motor vehicle office.
You can also renew your plates online at www.colorado.gov/renewplates. For more information about motor vehicle services in Jefferson County, please call 303-271-8100 or visit https://www.jeffco.us/397/Motor-Vehicle.
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