Colorado Department of Revenue
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Frequently Asked Questions

FEES, PAYMENTS, ID REQUIREMENTS, EXPIRATION

Q. What are Colorado's identification requirements to obtain either a Colorado Driver's License or ID card?
Q. What is the fee for a Colorado Driver's License or ID Card and how long are they valid?
Q. Colorado requires proof of Social Security number or proof that you are ineligible to get one. What does that mean?
Q. Does Colorado accept credit cards?
Q. When does an instruction permit expire?

 

WRITTEN TEST, DRIVE TEST

Q. If I'm moving to Colorado from another state, will I be required to take a test to get a Colorado Driver's License?
Q. Are there State approved organizations that offer the written and drive test, driver's education, driver awareness, and behind the wheel training?
Q. Are there places, other than a Driver's License office, where I can take a drive test for a CDL (Commercial Driver's License)?

 

OFFICE LOCATIONS, HOURS, WAIT TIME

Q. Where are your office locations and what are the hours of operations?
Q. When is the best time of day to apply for a Colorado Driver's License so I can avoid the long lines?
Q. How long will it take for a Colorado Driver's License or ID Card to be mailed to me?

 

PLATES FOR VEHICLE

Q. Can I get my vehicle plates at the same time that I apply for my Colorado Driver's License? If not, where would I apply for motor vehicle plates?

 

RESTRICTIONS ON LICENSE

Q. Can I use a cell phone while I am driving?

 

VOTER REGISTRATION

Q. Can I register to vote online or must I go into an office to do this?