Driver's License and ID Card Information
A resident of Colorado is allowed to have either a Colorado Driver's License or an ID card. You may not have both (see Colorado Revised Statute 42-2-114).
To be issued a Colorado Driver's License or Identification Card you must prove the following elements:
You must also provide your social security number and proof of residential address.
Visit our Online Driver's License Office to apply for a license or ID card.
Effective April 4, 2011:
According to the Federal Real ID Act, you must show a hardcopy or electronic copy of one of the following documents to prove your residential address:
For a minor child, a parent can provide the address with their license, as long as it is correct.
Driver's license offices only accept cash or checks - no credit or debit cards. Please plan accordingly. Click here to see a chart of frequent fees.
You must provide enough documentation to prove identity, age, name, and lawful presence. See the Identification Requirements Chart for documents you can use. Each document must meet the following minimum requirements:
If you cannot provide the required documentation, you may request Exceptions Processing. You will need to prove the required elements but with additional or alternative documents.
For more information, see your local Driver's License Office