Colorado Department of Revenue
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Proof of Insurance



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Registration of your vehicle(s) may be denied or delayed if the Colorado Motor Vehicle Registration file does not show insurance coverage for the vehicle(s).


Forms of Proof:

  • Insurance card
  • Copy of your insurance policy
  • A letter from your insurance company (on company letterhead)
  • Computer printout from insurer.
  • Facsimile of the proof of insurance.
  • Electronic proof of insurance that is not otherwise available to the Department. This may be, but is not limited to, insurer provided electronic image/proof on applicant’s cellular phone, lap top, or other portable type of electronic device.
  • If web based services are available, the Department may use applicant’s insurer provided web based services for proof of insurance.
  • Electronic mail sent from the applicant’s insurer.

You must provide any of these forms of proof to your county motor vehicle office before you can register your vehicle(s).


For more information, please view Rule 46. Application for Registration- Proof of Insurance.