Appointment Scheduling

  Schedule your Colorado DMV appointment any time online!      

Please review the following 3-step process before using the online appointment scheduler.

Step 1:

First, try to use Our site has both driver license and vehicle services and offers more than 30 online services there.

Please only schedule an appointment if you are not eligible to use online services. For help with title and vehicle registration, please contact your county motor vehicle office.


Step 2:

Know what service you need. This will avoid unnecessary cancellations and will allow you to be prepared for your visit. Scheduling an appointment for a different transaction than the one you intend to make will only result in the cancellation of the appointment (prior to or at the window). 

Please note: State Driver License offices are not currently offering driving skills tests. If you need to schedule a driving skills test, please use this list to find a school that’s offering driving skills tests.

Step 3:

Choose the time, date, and location for your appointment. Please only schedule one appointment -- scheduling multiple appointments takes available appointments from fellow Coloradans. Multiple appointments made by the same customer for the same service may result in the cancellation of all appointments for that customer.

After completing these three steps, you are ready to schedule your appointment. To do so, please use our online scheduler.

Need to cancel your appointment?

If you can't make your appointment, please cancel it by using the link in your confirmation email so that we can make it available to others. If you no longer have your confirmation email, please call 720-295-2965 if you need to reschedule your appointment.

How to Make an Appointment: Visual Walkthrough
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Visit to schedule your appointment or call 720-295-2965.


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This is where you begin to schedule your appointment!


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U.S. citizens and temporary legal residents can make an appointment at any State Driver License Office.


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The types of appointments available at your chosen office are displayed here!
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Appointments are available up to 90 days out. Please use the calendar's arrow for more dates.
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Don't forget to check the box for text messages!
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Be sure to doublecheck your info!

Appointment FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Appointment types

Renew Colorado Driver License/ID/Permit: Use this button if you have a current, or expired less than one year, Colorado license, identification card, or permit and are not eligible to renew online. This appointment type may also be used to renew, upgrade or downgrade a driver license, add endorsements, change an address or replace lost or stolen DL/ID/Permits.  You can also use this appointment type for changing your name on their existing Colorado license, I.D. or permit.

Written Test: Use this button if you need to take a written test, such as for an instruction permit (including CDL and motorcycle), or if your license has been expired one year or more. If passed, you will receive an instruction permit.

First Time CO DL/ID/Permit: Use this button for all initial driver license or identification card issuance; permit issuance if the written test has been completed with a 3rd party tester; and transferring a license from another state.  This appointment type can be used for turning in third party test results, requesting a hearing date, or making a reinstatement payment. Please note: Some offices are unable to provide full reinstatement services. Visit our locations webpage for location-specific service information. Motorcycle Drive Test: Use this button for the Motorcycle Skills Drive Test, which is required to upgrade a motorcycle instruction permit to a motorcycle endorsement. This service is offered on a limited basis at only a few State driver license offices. This test is also provided by third-party testers throughout Colorado.

CDL Written Test: Use this button to schedule a Commercial Driver License written test.

CO-RCSA SB251: Use this button if you are an undocumented resident who does not have a current SB251 credential or if you need to take a written test. 

CO-RCSA SB251 Renewal: Use this button if you are an undocumented resident who has a current SB251 driver license, I.D. card or instruction permit. If no upgrades are needed, you may be eligible to complete this transaction online at It can also be used to upgrade an I.D. to a permit, or a permit to a license, if testing has been completed at a third party.

Motor Vehicle Report: Please use this appointment type to request a copy of your own Motor Vehicle Record (if you are unable to complete this online) or if you have the proper permissions (completed DR2489), request a copy of another customer's Motor Vehicle Record.

MVR/Reinstate/Pay a Ticket/DOT Med: Please use this appointment type if you need to provide requirements and fee to reinstate your driving privilege from a cancellation, denial, suspension or revocation; to provide a current DOT medical card if you are a CDL driver; or if you have received a ticket from an agency whose jurisdiction is a county court (you may pay that ticket with us within 40 days of the issuance date of the ticket. If you pay within 20 days, you are eligible for an automatic point reduction. This will preclude you having to go to court).

Vehicle Services IRP Originals: Use this button for International Registration Plan services. This is for carriers conducting business across multiple states. These appointments are for new originals.

Vehicle Services IRP Supplements or renewals: Use this button for International Registration Plan services. This is for carriers conducting business across multiple states. These appointments are for renewals and supplements.

Other appointments: All other appointment types are specifically offered at certain locations. These services aren’t available at other State driver license offices. These appointments and their locations include:

  • Reinstatements at Lakewood
  • Motor Vehicle Services at Lakewood


How do I make an appointment?

You may schedule an appointment by calling 720-295-2965 or by using the online scheduler. Customers with gaming or sports betting questions should visit the Division of Gaming website.

  1. If using the appointment scheduler, select the service you need.
  2. Select the office that you would like to visit.
  3. Once you select an office, you will see a calendar. Dates with available appointment slots will be highlighted in green.
  4. To advance to the next month, click the arrow button at the top of the page.
  5. Once you select a day with available appointment times, a list of available times will appear at the bottom of the page.
  6. Select the time you wish to schedule.
  7. Once you select a time, a page will come up asking you to enter your information. Please remember that the name and date of birth entered into the scheduler must match the person who arrives for the appointment. This cannot be modified later.
  8. The email address entered will receive the confirmation email for the appointment.
  9. Once you finish entering the information, click submit. You will then see a confirmation page. Print this page using the print button at the top right and bring it with you to your appointment. Please verify that all information on the page is correct. If the information is not correct, please click the "x" box at the bottom left of the page to cancel your appointment.
How do I cancel an appointment?

If you can't make your appointment, please cancel it by using the link in your confirmation email so that we can make it available to others. If you no longer have your confirmation email, please call 720-295-2965 if you need to reschedule your appointment.

How do I make an appointment to get an instruction permit if I have taken my written test at a third party school?

Please select the "First time CO DL/ID/Permit" option from the menu.

Can I make an appointment to renew my motor vehicle registration?

Motor vehicle registration is handled by individual counties. Please contact your county of residence for more information.

Where can I find DMV office locations?

Please visit our DMV locations page. Note that appointments made through this scheduler will only occur at state driver license offices (large, green dots on the map).

Where can I find the DMV offices that offer CO-RCSA SB 251 services?

Offices currently offering CO-RCSA services:

More information on CO-RCSA SB 251 services can be found here.

DMV Appointment Online Check-in FAQs
What is the DMV’s Appointment Online Check-in upgrade?

The Appointment Online Check-in upgrade is an update to our appointment system that gives the DMV greater flexibility in scheduling appointments and allows customers to check in for their appointment from wherever is most convenient for them.

What do I need to do to participate?

Nothing other than to complete scheduling an appointment at You’ll be asked to enter a contact email address and/or a cellphone number to receive text messages.

How do I check in to my appointment?

There are a few ways you can check into your appointment. You can bring our automated email and a Driver License technician will scan its barcode; by replying to our SMS text message; or by scanning the QR code located near the entrance of each driver license office, you will then get a message when it is time to enter the lobby.

What if I don’t have a cellphone, or if my cellphone doesn’t have the ability to scan QR Codes?

The Driver License technician greeting customers will be able to check you in.

What happens after I check in?

You will receive an SMS text message notifying you when to walk up to the building.

Where can I wait for my appointment?

You choose where you want to wait for your appointment -- car, coffee shop or wherever is most comfortable and convenient for you! 

What if I don’t have a computer or smartphone?

You can still schedule an appointment by calling the DMV at 720-295-2965 or 303-205-2335 for SB 251 appointments. Each driver license office has a greeter and they can check you in for your appointment.

Where can I read the news release on DMV Appointment Online Check-in?

You can read it here.