Colorado Department of Revenue
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Emergency Vehicle Authorization

Authorized Colorado Emergency Vehicle Equipment Seal  

Available For:

  • Vehicles of the fire department, police vehicles, ambulances, and other special purpose vehicles that are publicly owned and operated by or for a governmental agency.
  • Privately owned vehicles that are used as emergency vehicles.
  • Fire engine collector or member of a fire department to use the signal system in a funeral, parade, or for other special purposes as long as the circumstance does not imply the vehicle is responding to an actual emergency.

Number of Decals Allowed: 1 decal per vehicle

 

Requirements: The vehicle must be currently registered in the applicant's name.  Upon completion of the Application for Emergency Vehicle Equipment Authorization, the requestor will need to receive certification from one of the following in the area in which the vehicle will be used:

  • Sheriff
  • Chief of police
  • Fire chief
  • Colorado State Patrol
  • An ambulance service director

 

The authorizing agency must certify the vehicle is necessary in the preservation of life, property, or the execution of emergency governmental functions in their jurisdiction.

 

The certifying official shall submit the Application for Emergency Vehicle/Equipment Authorization for the applicant to the State Registration Section at:

 

Motor Vehicle Registrations

Denver, CO  80261-0016

 

Emergency vehicle stickers will be supplied to the certifying official once the application is approved.  The State Registration Section will not issue emergency vehicle stickers to the vehicle owners.

 

Misc Info: The decal must be displayed in a visible area.  Staggered expiration. Valid for two (2) years.