Colorado Requirements for Residency:
After becoming a Colorado resident, you have 30 days to qualify for a Colorado driver license and 90 days to register your vehicle .
Information: Research Colorado Revised Statute 42-6-139.
If your vehicle was titled in another state, fill out the Verification of Vehicle Identification Number form, completed by either:
Out of State Student Driver's License
Any nonresident who is temporarily residing in Colorado for the principal purpose of furthering such nonresident's education, is at least 16 years of age, has a valid driver's license from his or her state of residence, and is considered a nonresident for tuition purposes by the educational institution he or she is attending is exempt from obtaining a Colorado driver's license.
Out of State Student Plates
Colorado has reciprocity with all states regarding the validity of out of state plates for students. Students whose primary purpose to be in Colorado is to further his/her education will not be required to register their vehicle in Colorado.