DMV Fees

Fees are established by the legislature or promulgated in rule.

State driver license offices accept the following forms of payment:

  • Cash
  • Check (made payable to DOR)
  • Credit Card: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card
  • Payroll and 3rd party checks are not accepted
  • Short check fees must be paid by cash or money order only
  • Fees cannot be combined for credit card charges or payments made by check

If you are 21 or older and your driver license is lost, stolen or mutilated, you will be required to purchase or renew a regular driver license.

Fees for Individuals Who Are U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents or Can Demonstrate Temporary Lawful Presence in the U.S.


Activity Fee,
Driver License, renewal


Instruction Permit (includes motorcycle) $18.52
Identification Card (under 60 Years Old) $12.67
Identification Card (over 60 years old) FREE
Duplicate Permit or License, $12.00
Subsequent Duplicate Permit or License $16.00

Commercial Driver License Fees

Activity Fee
Commercial Driver License $17.08
Instruction Permit $18.52
Duplicate License $9.00
Duplicate Permit $9.00
Subsequent Duplicate License $16.00
Subsequent Duplicate Permit $16.00

Colorado Road and Community Safety Act (CO-RCSA), Senate Bill 13-251 Fees

Fees listed in this section are for individuals who are unable to demonstrate lawful presence in the United States. For more information on this program, including appointment schedule, please visit the CO-RCSA webpage.

Activity Fee
Driver License $33.00
Instruction Permit $21.00
Identification Card


Other Fees

Fees listed here apply to all individuals.

Activity Fee
Rehabilitation Permit $16.80
Motorcycle Endorsement (in addition to driver license fee) $2.00
Knowledge (Written) Test - Retest $11.15
Skills (Drive) Test - Retest $15.00
Reinstatement Fee $95.00
Surrendered License Replacement $6.00
Identification Card Reissuance following cancelation or denial under CRS 42-2-302(IV)(3) $20.00
Driving Record $9.00
Certified Driving Record (available by mail or at the Lakewood office) $10.00
Extension (one year - civilian) $6.50
Extension (one year - civilian with motorcycle endorsement) $7.50
Extension (three year - military) FREE
Short Check Fee (penalty and administrative fee) $71.00

Title and Registration Fees

Fees are not collected by the Colorado DMV for titling or registering a vehicle. All questions regarding taxes and fees should be directed to your local county DMV office. See the titles and registration taxes and fees page for more information.