License Plates- Military

Division of Motor Vehicle Military License Plates Presentation:PowerPoint, pdf version

4th Infantry
 
4th Infantry Division Military License Plate

About:  Creation of this plate was per House Bill 08-1175.

Available For: Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  The 4th Infantry Division license plate may be issued to any person that desires to show support for the U.S. Army 4th Infantry Division.

Requirements:  None

Fees:  One-time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited

Plate Options:  None

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213

Bronze Star
Bronze Star

Available For: Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: Any person who can demonstrate being awarded the Bronze Star medal.
 

Requirements:  

Qualifying person must submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government) or military orders that demonstrate being awarded the Bronze Star medal,  and Military License Plate Application

 

Fees: One time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Military License Plate Application 

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213. 

 

Civil Air Patrol 
civil air patrol

About: Creation of this plate was per House Bill 13-060
 

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: A natural person who supports the Civil Air Patrol may use the Civil Air Patrol license plate

Requirements: None

Fees: One-time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Plate Options: None

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-2-213(27)

Military License Plate Application 

Disabled Veteran Handicapped
Disabled Veteran Handicapped

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes, motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any person who can demonstrate being 50% or more Permanent Service-Connected Disabled AND physical impairment verified in writing by a Colorado licensed physician, an advanced practice nurse, or a Commissioned Medical Officer.

Requirements:

A copy of letter from the Veteran Administration or letter from their branch of service stating that the qualifying person is 50% or more Permanent Service-Connected Disabled.

A copy of their verified written physical impairment letter.

A completed Application for Persons with Disabilities Parking Privileges form.

Disabled Veteran Handicap Checklist

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-104(5), 42-3-213, 42-3-204 and 42-3-304(3)(A).

Persons with Disabilities Parking Privileges Application

Military License Plate Application 

To Obtain a Set:

Recently, many Colorado counties began issuing military exempt license plates, a complete list is below. If your county of residence is not listed, your military exempt license plate will be issued through the state.
Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Crowley, Costilla, Conejos, Custer,  Delta, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, Kit Carson, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Ouray, Pitkin, Park, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Sedgwick, Teller, Washington and Weld. Click here to find your county motor vehicle office

If your county of residence is not listed, the first exempt set is issued by the State Registration Section:

In Person:

Division of Motor Vehicles

Department of Revenue

1881 Pierce Street

Lakewood, Colorado 80214-3503 

By mail:

Department of Revenue

Title and Registration Sections

P.O. Box 173350

Denver, CO 80217-3350

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(B). 

Number of Plates Allowed: One set only. 
 

Please note:

For assistance in ensuring correct documentation is being submitted and to speed up the issuance process, please print and use the Disabled Veteran License Plate Checklist.

Distinguished Service Cross
Distinguished Service Cross

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any person who can demonstrate being awarded the Distinguished Service Cross medal.

Requirements:  Qualifying person must submit a copy of form DD214 (Issued by the U.S. Government) or military orders that demonstrate being awarded the Distinguished Service Cross medal, along with the Military License Plate Application 

To Obtain a Set

Recently, many Colorado counties began issuing military exempt license plates, a complete list is below. If your county of residence is not listed, your military exempt license plate will be issued through the state.
Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Crowley, Costilla, Conejos, Custer,  Delta, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, Kit Carson, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Ouray, Pitkin, Park, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Sedgwick, Teller, Washington and Weld. Click here to find your county motor vehicle office

If your county of residence is not listed, the first exempt set is issued by the State Registration Section:

In Person:

Division of Motor Vehicles

Department of Revenue

1881 Pierce Street

Lakewood, Colorado 80214-3503 

By mail:

Department of Revenue

Title and Registration Sections

P.O. Box 173350

Denver, CO 80217-3350

Second and additional sets may be obtained at respective resident County Motor Vehicle Offices.

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(E). A second or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited. Only the first set is exempt from fees.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Military License Plate Application

Fallen Army
Fallen Army

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: See requirements. Applicant must submit Military License Plate Application to their county motor vehicle office

Requirements:

The current or past spouse, child, sibling, grandparent or parent of the service member must provide acceptable proof such as: birth/death certificates, census records, historical archives, military records, etc.

The service member died in the line of duty while serving in the armed forces. Acceptable proof: service member's DD214, service record, officially issued documents or death certificates, etc.

 

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Fees:  One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(G) and CRS 42-3-312. A second, or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Military License Plate Application 

 

Fallen Marine
Fallen Marine

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: See requirements on form. Applicant must submit Military License Plate Application to their county motor vehicle office

Requirements:  

The current or past spouse, child, sibling, grandparent or parent of the service member must provide acceptable proof such as: birth/death certificates, census records, historical archives, military records, etc.

The service member died in the line of duty while serving in the armed forces. Acceptable proof: service members DD214, service record, officially issued documents or death certificates, etc.

 

Information:  Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Fees:  One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(G) and 42-3-312. A second, or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.
 

Military License Plate Application 

 

Honorably Discharged Veteran
honorably discharged Veteran

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any person who can demonstrate being honorably discharged or retired from any branch of the U.S. Armed Services.

Requirements:  

  • Qualifying person must submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government) or their honorable discharge documents.

 

Fees: One time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213

Military License Plate Application 

 

Medal Of Honor
Medal Of Honor

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: Any person who can demonstrate being awarded the Medal of Honor.

Requirements:  

  • Qualifying person must submit a copy of form DD214 (Issued by the U.S. Government) or military orders that demonstrate being awarded the Medal Honor.

 

To Obtain a Set

Recently, many Colorado counties began issuing military exempt license plates, a complete list is below. If your county of residence is not listed, your military exempt license plate will be issued through the state.
Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Crowley, Costilla, Conejos, Custer,  Delta, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, Kit Carson, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Ouray, Pitkin, Park, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Sedgwick, Teller, Washington and Weld.  Click here to find your county motor vehicle office

If your county of residence is not listed, the first exempt set is issued by the State Registration Section:

In Person:

Division of Motor Vehicles

Department of Revenue

1881 Pierce Street

Lakewood, Colorado 80214-3503 

By mail:

Department of Revenue

Title and Registration Sections

P.O. Box 173350

Denver, CO 80217-3350

Second and additional sets may be obtained at respective resident County Motor Vehicle Offices.

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(C). A second or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited. Only the first set is exempt from fees.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Military License Plate Application 

 

Navy Cross
Navy Cross

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: Any person awarded the Navy Cross medal.

Requirements:

  • Submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government) or military orders that demonstrate being awarded the Navy Cross medal, along with the Military License Plate Application 

 

To Obtain a Set: 

Recently, many Colorado counties began issuing military exempt license plates, a complete list is below. If your county of residence is not listed, your military exempt license plate will be issued through the state.
Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Crowley, Costilla, Conejos, Custer,  Delta, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, Kit Carson, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Ouray, Pitkin, Park, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Sedgwick, Teller, Washington and Weld.  Click here to find your county motor vehicle office

If your county of residence is not listed, the first exempt set is issued by the State Registration Section:

In Person:

Division of Motor Vehicles

Department of Revenue

1881 Pierce Street

Lakewood, Colorado 80214-3503 

By mail:

Department of Revenue

Title and Registration Sections

P.O. Box 173350

Denver, CO 80217-3350

Second and additional sets may be obtained at respective resident County Motor Vehicle Offices.

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(E). A second or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed:  Unlimited.

Military License Plate Application 

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor Survivor

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes, motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: Any person who

Can demonstrate being a member of the U.S. Armed Services on 12/07/1941, stationed at Pearl Harbor during the hours of 7:55 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. (Hawaii time)

Has received an honorable discharge

Holds a current membership in a national organization of Pearl Harbor Survivors

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

To Obtain a Set: 

Recently, many Colorado counties began issuing military exempt license plates, a complete list is below. If your county of residence is not listed, your military exempt license plate will be issued through the state.
Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Costilla, Delta, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Jefferson, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Mesa, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Ouray, Park, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Routt, Sedgwick, Teller, Washington, Weld. Click here to find your county motor vehicle office

If your county of residence is not listed, the first exempt set is issued by the State Registration Section:

In Person:

Division of Motor Vehicles

Department of Revenue

1881 Pierce Street

Lakewood, Colorado 80214-3503 

By mail:

Department of Revenue

Title and Registration Sections

P.O. Box 173350

Denver, CO 80217-3350

Second and additional sets may be obtained at respective resident County Motor Vehicle Offices.

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(F). A second or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed:  Unlimited.

Military License Plate Application 

Requirements:

Qualifying person must submit the Military License Plate Application .

Purple Heart
Purple Heart

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: Any person awarded the Purple Heart medal.

Requirements:  

Qualifying person must submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government) or military orders that demonstrate being awarded the Purple Heart medal, along with the Military License Plate Application 

To Obtain a Set: 

Recently, many Colorado counties began issuing military exempt license plates, a complete list is below. If your county of residence is not listed, your military exempt license plate will be issued through the state.
Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Crowley, Costilla, Conejos, Custer,  Delta, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, Kit Carson, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Ouray, Pitkin, Park, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Sedgwick, Teller, Washington and Weld.  Click here to find your county motor vehicle office

If your county of residence is not listed, the first exempt set is issued by the State Registration Section:

 

In Person:

Division of Motor Vehicles

Department of Revenue

1881 Pierce Street

Lakewood, Colorado 80214-3503 

By mail:

Department of Revenue

Title and Registration Sections

P.O. Box 173350

Denver, CO 80217-3350

Second and additional sets may be obtained at respective resident County Motor Vehicle Offices.

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(D). A second or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited. Only the first set is exempt from fees.

Military License Plate Application 

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Submarine Service
Submarine Service

About: Creation of this plate was per House Bill 18-1244

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: A natural person who has received an honorable discharge, is retired, or is an active or reserve member of the Submarine Service of the Unites States Navy may use the Submarine Service license plate

Requirements:

To qualify for the license plate, an applicant must submit a form DD 214 issued by the United States Government or other evidence sufficient to demonstrate the applicant is a veteran, active or reserve member of the Submarine Service of the Unites States Navy.  

 

Fees: One-time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Plate Options: None

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-2-213(30).

Military License Plate Application 

 

U.S. Air Force
U.S Air Force

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles. 

Who Qualifies: Any person who has received an honorable discharge or is retired, or is an active or reserve member of the U.S. Air Force.

Requirements:  Submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government), or submit other evidence proving the person is a veteran or reserve member or active member of any component of the U.S. Air Force.

Fees: One time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Military License Plate Application 

U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division 
U.S Army 10th Mountain Division

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes, motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any person who is a veteran, a reserve member or active member of 10th Mountain Division of the U.S. Army.

Requirements: Submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government), or other evidence of being a veteran, reserve member or active member of the 10th Mountain Division of the U.S. Army.

Fees: One time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information:  Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Military License Plate Application 

U.S. Coast Guard
U.S Coast Guard

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any person who has received an honorable discharge or is retired, or is an active auxiliary or reserve member of the U.S. Coast Guard

Requirements:  Submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government), or submit other evidence proving the person is a veteran or reserve member or active member of any component of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Fees: One time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Military License Plate Application 

U.S. Navy
U.S Navy Veteran License Plate

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any person who has received an honorable discharge or is retired, or is an active or reserve member of the U.S. Navy.

Requirements: Submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government), or submit other evidence to prove the person is a veteran, reserve member, or active member of any component of the U.S. Navy.

Fees: One-time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Military License Plate Application 

USS Colorado
USS Colorado License Plate

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any natural person who supports the USS Colorado (SSN 788)

Requirements: None

Fees: One-time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Military License Plate Application 

Veteran of Iraq War
Veteran Of Iraq War

About: Creation of this plate was per House Bill 10-1139.

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: An individual that is a natural person who was a member of the United States Armed Services between March 20, 2003, and the end of the conflict.

Requirements: Qualifying individual must submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government), military identification, or other such documents showing dates of service between March 20, 2003 and the end of the conflict.

Fees: One-time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Plate Options: None

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-2-213(22).

Military License Plate Application 

Veteran of World War II
World War II Veteran License Plate

About: Creation of this plate was per Senate Bill 11-037.


Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: The service member served in the armed forces between September 16, 1940 and July 25, 1947


Requirements:

Complete the Military License Plate Application. Acceptable proof is the service members DD-214, showing service between September 16, 1940 and July 25, 1947 or separation papers indicating service during this time frame. Upon authorization, plates will be mailed to the County of residence for the qualified Veteran.

 

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213 (1)(b)(II)(H) and C.R.S. 42-3-312. Second or additional sets require a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

 

To Obtain a Set: 

Recently, many Colorado counties began issuing military exempt license plates, a complete list is below. If your county of residence is not listed, your military exempt license plate will be issued through the state.
Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Crowley, Costilla, Conejos, Custer,  Delta, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, Kit Carson, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Ouray, Pitkin, Park, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Sedgwick, Teller, Washington and Weld.  Click here to find your county motor vehicle office

If your county of residence is not listed, the first exempt set is issued by the State Registration Section:

 

In Person:

Division of Motor Vehicles

Department of Revenue

1881 Pierce Street

Lakewood, Colorado 80214-3503 

By mail:

Department of Revenue

Title and Registration Sections

P.O. Box 173350

Denver, CO 80217-3350

Second and additional sets may be obtained at respective resident County Motor Vehicle Offices.


Plate Options: None

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-2-213(23).)

Military License Plate Application 

Air Force Cross
Air Force Cross

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any person who can demonstrate being awarded the Air Force Cross Medal

Requirements : 

Qualifying person must submit a copy of DD214 form (issued by the U.S. Government) or military orders that demonstrate being awarded the Air Force Cross medal, along with the Military License Plate Application

 

To Obtain a Set:

Recently, many Colorado counties began issuing military exempt license plates, a complete list is below. If your county of residence is not listed, your military exempt license plate will be issued through the state.
Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Crowley, Costilla, Conejos, Custer,  Delta, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, Kit Carson, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Ouray, Pitkin, Park, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Sedgwick, Teller, Washington and Weld. ld. Click here to find your county motor vehicle office

If your county of residence is not listed, the first exempt set is issued by the State Registration Section:

In Person:

Division of Motor Vehicles

Department of Revenue

1881 Pierce Street

Lakewood, Colorado 80214-3503 

By mail:

Department of Revenue

Title and Registration Sections

P.O. Box 173350

Denver, CO 80217-3350

Second and additional sets may be obtained at respective resident County Motor Vehicle Offices.

Military License Plate Application

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(E). A second or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Exempt - One set only. Second and additional - Unlimited.

 

Bronze Star of Valor
bronze staff valor

Available For: Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any person who can demonstrate being awarded the Bronze Star of Valor medal.

Requirements:

Qualifying person must submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government) or military orders that demonstrate being awarded the Bronze Star of Valor medal, and Military License Plate Application 

 

Fees: One time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information:  Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Military License Plate Application 

Disabled Veteran
Disabled Veteran

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any person who can demonstrate being 50% or more Permanent Service-Connected Disabled.

Requirements: Qualifying person must submit a copy of letter from the Veteran Administration or letter from their branch of service stating that the qualifying person is fifty percent or more, service-connected, permanent disability, or for loss of use of one or both feet or one or both hands, or for permanent impairment or loss of vision in both eyes that constitutes virtual or actual blindness. Honorable discharge from a branch of the Armed Services of the United States (Proof may be on the DD 214 or other discharge documents issued by the Armed Services of the United States)

To Obtain a Set: 

Recently, many Colorado counties began issuing military exempt license plates, a complete list is below. If your county of residence is not listed, your military exempt license plate will be issued through the state.
Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Crowley, Costilla, Conejos, Custer,  Delta, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, Kit Carson, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Ouray, Pitkin, Park, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Sedgwick, Teller, Washington and Weld.  Click here to find your county motor vehicle office

If your county of residence is not listed, the first exempt set is issued by the State Registration Section:

In Person:

Division of Motor Vehicles

Department of Revenue

1881 Pierce Street

Lakewood, Colorado 80214-3503 

By mail:

Department of Revenue

Title and Registration Sections

P.O. Box 173350

Denver, CO 80217-3350

Second and additional sets may be obtained at respective resident County Motor Vehicle Offices.

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(B). A second or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Exempt - One set only. Second and additional - Unlimited.

Please note:

  • This plate does not permit the owner to park his/her vehicle or a vehicle in which they are a passenger in designated disability parking spaces.
  • For assistance in ensuring correct documentation is being submitted and to speed up the issuance process, please print and use the Disabled Veteran License Plate Checklist.

 

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Military License Plate Application 

Disabled Veteran License Plate Checklist
 

Distinguished Flying Cross
Distinguished Flying Cross

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes, motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any person who can demonstrate being awarded the Distinguished Service Cross medal.

Requirements:  Qualifying person must submit a copy of form DD214 (Issued by the U.S. Government) or military orders that demonstrate being awarded the Distinguished Service Cross medal, along with the Military License Plate Application .

To Obtain a Set:

Recently, many Colorado counties began issuing military exempt license plates, a complete list is below. If your county of residence is not listed, your military exempt license plate will be issued through the state.
Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Crowley, Costilla, Conejos, Custer,  Delta, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, Kit Carson, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Ouray, Pitkin, Park, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Sedgwick, Teller, Washington and Weld. Click here to find your county motor vehicle office

If your county of residence is not listed, the first exempt set is issued by the State Registration Section:

In Person:

Division of Motor Vehicles

Department of Revenue

1881 Pierce Street

Lakewood, Colorado 80214-3503 

By mail:

Department of Revenue

Title and Registration Sections

P.O. Box 173350

Denver, CO 80217-3350

Second and additional sets may be obtained at respective resident County Motor Vehicle Offices.

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(E). A second or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited. Only the first set is exempt from fees.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Military License Plate Application 

Fallen Air Force
Fallen Air Force

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: See requirements. Applicant must submit Military License Plate Application  to their county motor vehicle office

Requirements:

The current or past spouse, child, sibling, grandparent or parent of the service member must provide acceptable proof such as: birth/death certificates, census records, historical archives, military records, etc.

The service member died in the line of duty while serving in the armed. Acceptable proof: service member's DD214, service record, officially issued documents or death certificates, etc.

 

Military License Plate Application  

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(G) and 42-3-312. A second, or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.
 

Fallen Coast Guard
Fallen Guardsman

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: See requirements. Applicant must submit Military License Plate Application to their county motor vehicle office

Requirements:

The current or past spouse, child, sibling, grandparent or parent of the service member must provide acceptable proof such as: birth/death certificates, census records, historical archives, military records, etc.

The service member died in the line of duty while serving in the armed forces. Acceptable proof: service member's DD214, service record, officially issued documents or death certificates, etc.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

 

Fees:  One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(G) and CRS 42-3-312. A second or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

 

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

 

Military License Plate Application 

Fallen Navy
Fallen Navy

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: See requirements on form. Applicant must submit Military License Plate Application to their county motor vehicle office

Requirements:  

  • The current or past spouse, child, sibling, grandparent or parent of the service member must provide acceptable proof such as: birth/death certificates, census records, historical archives, military records, etc.
  • The service member died in the line of duty while serving in the armed forces. Acceptable proof: service members DD214, service record, officially issued documents or death certificates, etc.

 

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)II)(G) and 42-3-312. A second or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees. 
 

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

 

Military License Plate Application 

 

 

Korean War Veteran
Korean War Veteran

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: Any person who can demonstrate being a member of the U.S. Armed Forces between 06/27/1950 and 01/31/1955.

Requirements:  

Qualifying person must submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government) or other military separation papers that indicate the dates of time served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

 

Fees: One time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

 

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

 

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Military License Plate Application 

 

National Guard
National Guard

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles and motor homes.

Who Qualifies: Any person who is active or retired member of the Colorado National Guard. Applicants must submit the Military License Plate Application .

Requirements:

  • Initial issue: Submit Military License Plate Application  to certify Colorado National Guard status.
  • Renewal: Each renewal will require an annual Colorado National Guard status certification.
  • Retired: Once retired status is certified, no annual renewal certification will be required.

 

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-218.

Fees: One time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Military License Plate Application 

 

NORAD
NORAD

About: The NORAD license plate is a limited issued commemorative plate that will only be issued from July 1, 2008 through January 1, 2010, or when the available inventory is depleted, whichever is later.  Plates issued within this period may continue to use those plates after January 1, 2010 until they become damaged, destroyed, lost, stolen or unreadable.

Available For: The NORAD license plate may be issued to trucks that do not exceed sixteen thousand pounds empty weight, passenger cars, motorcycles, or a noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreational vehicle.

Who Qualifies: The NORAD license plate may be issued to any person that desires to register their vehicle with the Norad plate.

Requirements: None

Fees: A one-time fee of $50.00 will be collected for the issuance or replacement of the Norad license plates.

Plate Options: None

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statue 42-3-213

Military License Plate Application 

Prisoner of War
Prisoner of War

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes, motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: Any person who was on active duty with the U.S. Armed Forces during a period of armed conflict while incarcerated by an enemy of the United States.

Requirements:  

Qualifying person must submit Military License Plate Application 

 

To Obtain a Set: 

Recently, many Colorado counties began issuing military exempt license plates, a complete list is below. If your county of residence is not listed, your military exempt license plate will be issued through the state.
Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Crowley, Costilla, Conejos, Custer,  Delta, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, Kit Carson, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Ouray, Pitkin, Park, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Sedgwick, Teller, Washington and Weld.  Click here to find your county motor vehicle office If your county of residence is not listed, the first exempt set is issued by the State Registration Section:

In Person:

Division of Motor Vehicles

Department of Revenue

1881 Pierce Street

Lakewood, Colorado 80214-3503 

By mail:

Department of Revenue

Title and Registration Sections

P.O. Box 173350

Denver, CO 80217-3350

Second and additional sets may be obtained at respective resident County Motor Vehicle Offices.

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(A). A second or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited. Only the first set is exempt from fees.

Military License Plate Application 

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213

 

Silver Star
Silver Star

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: Any person awarded the Silver Star medal.

Requirements:  

Submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government) or military orders that demonstrate being awarded the Silver Star medal, along with the Military License Plate Application 

 

To Obtain a Set: 

Recently, many Colorado counties began issuing military exempt license plates, a complete list is below. If your county of residence is not listed, your military exempt license plate will be issued through the state.
Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Bent, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Crowley, Costilla, Conejos, Custer,  Delta, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, Elbert, El Paso, Fremont, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, Kit Carson, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Ouray, Pitkin, Park, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Sedgwick, Teller, Washington and Weld. . Click here to find your county motor vehicle office

If your county of residence is not listed, the first exempt set is issued by the State Registration Section:

In Person:

Division of Motor Vehicles

Department of Revenue

1881 Pierce Street

Lakewood, Colorado 80214-3503 

By mail:

Department of Revenue

Title and Registration Sections

P.O. Box 173350

Denver, CO 80217-3350

 

Fees: One set of plates is exempt from fees allowed by CRS 42-3-213(1)(b)(II)(E). A second or additional set requires a one time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited. Only the first set is exempt from fees.

Military License Plate Application 

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

 

UDT/SEALs
UDT_Seal

About: Creation of this plate was per House Bill 13-120

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: A natural person who has received an honorable discharge, is retired, or is an active or reserve member of the United States navy seals may use a United States Navy Seals license plate.  

Requirements:

To qualify for the license plate, an applicant must submit a DD214 form issued by the United States government and a certification from the UDT/SEAL association, Inc., the Rocky Mountain chapter of the UDT/SEAL association, Inc., or a successor organization, that the applicant has an honorable discharge from, is retired from, or is currently an active or reserve member of the Navy SEALs. 

 

Fees: One-time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Plate Options: None

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-2-213(26).

Military License Plate Application 

 

U.S. Army
U.S Army

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes, motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any person who is an active or reserve member, or is retired or has received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army.

Requirements: Submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government), or applicant submits other evidence of being a veteran, reserve member or active member of any component of the U.S. Army.

Fees: One time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information:  Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213

Military License Plate Application 

U.S. Army Special Forces
U.S Special Forces

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: Any person who has received an honorable discharge or is retired, or is an active or reserve member of the U.S. Army awarded prefix "3" or suffix "S" or a designation of "5G", 18/180 MOS, Special Forces Tab, OSS or UNPIK-8240.

Requirements

Submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government), or Orders demonstrate being awarded prefix "3" or a designation of "5G", 18/180 MOS, Special Forces Tab, OSS or UNPIK-8240. Qualifying person must submit form Military License Plate Application 

 

Military License Plate Application 

Fees: One time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

 

U.S. Marine Corps
U.S Marine Corps

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any person who has received an honorable discharge or is retired, or is an active or reserve member of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Requirements: Submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government), or submit other evidence proving person is a veteran or reserve member or or active member of any component of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Fees: One time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Military License Plate Application 

U.S Woman Veteran
U.S. Womans Veteran License Plate

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  Any woman who has received an honorable discharge or is retired, from the United States Armed Forces.

Requirements: Submit a copy of form DD214  form issued by the United States government or other evidence sufficient to demonstrate that the applicant is a woman and has an honorable discharge from, or is retired from, the United States Armed Forces.

Fees: One-time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213.

Military License Plate Application 

Veteran of Afghanistan War
Veteran Of Afghanistan War

About: Creation of this plate was per House Bill 10-1139.

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: An individual that is a natural person who was a member of the United States Armed Services between October 7, 2001, and the end of the conflict.

Requirements: Qualifying individual must submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government), military identification, or other such documents showing dates of service between October 7, 2001 and the end of the conflict.

Fees: One-time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Plate Options: None

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-2-213(21).

Military License Plate Application 

Veteran of Operation Desert Storm/ Shield
Operation Desert Shield_Storm License Plate

About:  Creation of this plate was per House Bill 12-1162

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies:  The applicant must have been a member of the United States Armed Services between August 2, 1990 and February 28, 1991. Applicant shall provide a DD 214 form issued by the United States Government or other evidence sufficient to demonstrate that the applicant is a veteran of the armed services who served between August 2, 1990, and February 28, 1991.

Fees: One-time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Plate Options: None

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213(24)

Military License Plate Application 

Vietnam Veteran
Vietnam Veteran License Plate

Available For: Passenger cars, trucks that do not exceed 16,000 pounds empty weight, noncommercial (not available for any vehicle registered Tax Class A- International Registration Plan- IRP) or recreation vehicles, motor homes and motorcycles.

Who Qualifies: Any person who can demonstrate being a member of the U.S. Armed Forces during the Vietnam engagement (08/07/1964 - 05/07/1975).

Requirements: Submit a copy of form DD214 (issued by the U.S. Government) or other separation papers that indicate the dates of time served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Fees: One time fee of $50.00 for issuance and replacement of plates, in addition to other taxes and fees.

Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.

Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-3-213

Military License Plate Application