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Drivers License / State ID Online Renewal Process

Please note that you cannot use this application to renew an expired Driver's License or State ID card which has been expired for more than 365 days.

1. Click Continue on the application home page to begin your transaction.

2. Enter your State ID or Driver's License number along with your date of birth and last four digits of your social security number into the associated field on the document information page and click continue.

3. The system will verify and validate your information, determine if the information entered is for an ID or License and determine if the License or ID is eligible for renewal.
  • If the document is an eligible license, you will be advanced to the Eligibility Information page.
  • If the document is an ineligible license, you will be advanced to the License Not Eligible for Online Renewal. At this point, you will not be able to renew online because of one or more reasons listed on the page. Click Exit to return to the application homepage.
  • If the document is an eligible ID, the system advances to the Address Information page.
  • If the document is an ineligible ID, you will be advanced to the ID Not Eligible for Online Renewal. At this point, you will not be able to renew online because of one or more reasons listed on the page. Click Exit to return to the application homepage.
4. For eligible Driver's Licenses only, users must answer four questions on the Eligibility Information page. Make selections on this page for every question and click Continue. If you cannot truthfully answer these four questions as required, you will not be able to renew your License online. If your answers coincide with the requirements, then the system advances to the Address Information page.

5. On the Address Information page, enter an address in the Residence address section along with a 5 digit zip code. Please note that PO Box addresses are not to be entered into the Residence Address section.
  • If your mailing address is the same as your residence address, select the checkbox above the Mailing Address section and all entered data in the Residence Address section will auto-populate the Mailing Address field. Please note that if you misenter information in this field, your ID or License will be sent to the wrong address.
  • If your mailing address is different, manually enter your mailing address information.
  • Click Continue at the bottom of the page.
  • If either of the zip codes you entered into the mailing or residence address sections are associated with more than one city, the page will refresh with the city field enabled. Make a selection from the Residence and/or Mailing Address city field and click Continue.
  • If both of the zip codes entered are associated with one city, then the system will automatically advance to the Additional Information page.
6. On the Additional Information page, if you would like to register to vote or update your voter registration information, select Yes in the Motor Voter section. You will be presented with a link to the Secretary of State Online Voter Registration application at the end of the transaction, on the receipt page.
  • Select whether you would like to be an organ donor. If so this status will be printed on your State-issued ID or Driver's License.
  • If you would like to donate to the Emily Maureen Ellen Keyes Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund, enter a whole dollar amount into the field on this page. Making a donation does not change your donor status. The donation is completely separate from organ donor status.
7. Click Continue to view the Confirmation page.

8. The confirmation displays a summary of all information that will be transacted. This is your chance to review all related information and make any changes to Address Information or Additional Information by clicking Edit.

9. When you are sure that all of your information is correct, click continue to access the Checkout portion of the application.

10. Select the credit or debit card you want to pay with, the account number, and the expiration date in mm/yyyy format. Click Continue.

11. Enter in all account information related to the Credit Card you are using. Please note that this may be different information than you entered for residence and mailing address. Click Continue.

12. On the Payment Confirmation page, all of your payment information will display for your review. Please note that at this point all portal administrative fees have been calculated. Verify all of this information carefully. If you wish to initiate authorization for payment, click I Agree. If you do not wish to complete this transaction, click I Disagree.

13. Once the payment has been authorized and confirmed, your renewal is processed and you will be presented with the Receipt page. If you elected to register to vote, a link to the Secretary of State Online Voter Registration application will be in the red box at the top of the page. You can also download and/or print a receipt for this transaction from the same red box. Please note that an email receipt of this transaction will be emailed to the address you provided on the Payment Information page.


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State ID Online Renewal Eligibility

Please note that you cannot use this application to renew an expired State ID card which has been expired for more than 365 days.

You are unable to renew your State-issued ID online if at least one of the following is true regarding your ID status:
  • The age of the ID holder is not age 21 to 59. Adult ID card holders, age 60 to 64 and older, may be eligible to renew by mail. Please visit the Renew By Mail eligibility page.
  • The ID was last renewed either online or via the Renew by Mail process.
  • The ID has been expired for more than 365 days.
  • The ID is associated with an immigration document.
  • The ID holder has an acting or pending departmental action on record.
  • The ID holder has an outstanding judgment or warrant on record.
  • The ID holder has a returned or NSF check on file with the Division of Motor Vehicles.
  • The ID holder does not have a Social Security Number on file with the Division of Motor Vehicles.

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Driver's License Online Renewal Eligibility

You are unable to renew your Driver's License online if at least one of the following points is true regarding your license status:
  • The license has been expired for more than 365 days.
  • The age of the licensee is not age 21 through 65 (adult, regular license). Adult, regular license holders, age 66 and older, may be eligible to renew by mail. Please visit the Renew By Mail eligibility page.
  • A name change involving the licensee has occurred since the last time the license was renewed.
  • The license is a Commercial Driver's License.
  • The license was last renewed either online or via the Renew by Mail process.
  • The license is associated with an immigration document.
  • The licensee is required to pass a written test prior to renewing.
  • The licensee has an acting or pending departmental action on record.
  • The licensee has an outstanding judgment or warrant on record.
  • The licensee has a returned or NSF check on file with the Division of Motor Vehicles.
  • The licensee has a medical restriction on file with the Division of Motor Vehicles.
  • The licensee does not have a Social Security Number on file with the Division of Motor Vehicles.

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Eligibility Errors

If you've reached an Eligibility Error screen for your Driver's License or State-Issued ID, you will not be able to renew online and it is unlikely you will be able to renew through the mail. Please keep in mind that there may be more than one reason for the online renewal ineligibility. For more information, please contact or attend a Driver's License Office.


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Colorado Driver's License and ID Numbers

Colorado Driver's License numbers and State-Issued ID numbers are nine digits long. To begin your renewal process you must enter either a Driver's License number or State-issued ID number accompanied with your date of birth and last four digits of your social security number.


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Personal Information Security

Colorado.gov places the utmost importance on protecting personal data. To this end, no personal data entered is permanently stored within the application. Further, names associated with identification documents are never presented in the system. All payment information including account numbers is deleted from the session as soon as payment is confirmed.


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Address Information

This application allows you to change your mailing and residence address on file with the DMV. If you do not need to renew your driver license, but need to make an address change, you can use this service; however, you will have to pay the standard renewal fee. Please note that the address change will not take effect until after your transaction is paid for.

Enter a Residence Address to be displayed on the front of your Driver's License or ID Card. Even if this address is the same as your old card, you must still enter the address. There are no PO Box addresses allowed in this field.


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Mailing Address

Enter a Mailing Address to designate where you would like the License or ID to be sent. The Division of Motor Vehicles will not mail IDs or licenses out of state.


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Residence Address

If your Mailing Address and Residence Address are the same, select the checkbox above the Mailing Address section after you've completed your Residence Address. Colorado Driver's licenses and IDs are only issued to citizens of Colorado.


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Cities and Zip Codes

In the initial entry of your document addresses, you do not need to enter a city, only a five digit zip code. Once you click continue, the system will determine if the zip codes you've entered are associated with a single Colorado city or multiple Colorado cities. If either your Mailing or Residence Address are associated with multiple cities, the page will refresh and the city field will be come enabled and pre-populated with all possible cities in the zip code. Select the city to display on your license or ID and click continue again.

If the zip codes you entered are associated with one city only, the application will auto-default to that city and you do not need to make a selection. The system will advance directly to the Additional Information page.


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Organ Donor Status

This application allows you to indicate your Organ Donor status to be displayed on your Driver's License or State-issued ID. Make this selection on the Additional Information page.


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Emily Maureen Ellen Keyes Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund

All motorists, when applying for or renewing their Colorado Driver's License, are given the opportunity to make a contribution to the Emily Maureen Keyes Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund. The Fund was created in 1996 by the Colorado State Legislature to increase organ and tissue donation in our state. In 2007, the Fund was extended to 2018.

Contributions to the Fund go directly towards increasing organ and tissue donation through public education and awareness.

Contributing to this fund does not make a citizen an organ donor.


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Colorado Motor Voter

In accordance with the Colorado Motor Voter Act, each time a citizen renews a Driver's License or State-issued ID, they are given the opportunity to register to vote. The Driver's License and State ID Renewal application fulfills the requirement of this act by providing users a link to the Secretary of State Online Voter Registration Online application. To access this link, indicate that you would like to do so on the Additional Information page. At the end of the transaction, on the receipt page, a link will display to Register to Vote.


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Payment Options

This application accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. This application does not accept eChecks.

This online service is provided by a third party working in partnership with the state of Colorado. The price of items purchased through this service includes funds used to develop, maintain, and enhance the state's official web portal, Colorado.gov.

This is made possible under a contract administered under the authority of Colorado's Statewide Internet Portal Authority as designated in statute (CRS 24-37.7-101, et seq.)


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State ID and License Fees

Statutory fees for Driver's Licenses and IDs are as follows.
  • Regular Driver's License — 21.00
  • Regular Driver's License with Motorcycle Endorsement — 23.00
  • State-issued ID — 10.50

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Receipt

The Receipt page for this application displays all relevant data regarding the transaction. Please note that this receipt DOES NOT act as a temporary ID or Driver's License, and is not suitable for presentation to law enforcement as proof of identity.


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Delivery Time

It can take up to 30 business days to receive your ID or Driver's License in the mail once your transaction is complete.


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Further Assistance

For further assistance regarding the VROOM Driver's License Renewal application, please call 303-534-3468.

For specific questions regarding eligibility, please refer to the Eligibility Requirements or contact a Driver's License Office.


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