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You will need to present your proof of your Social Security number.
Proof of address and appropriate payment is also required. Your local driver's license office can provide more information.
Ten-year documents (valid for a 10-year period) issued between 2001 and 2005 are not eligible to be renewed online or by mail due to updated state and federal requirements regarding photographs.
To determine eligibility for online renewal and documentation you will need to have when you renew your document at an office visit our online renewal webpage.
Please Note: All name changes must be on file with the Social Security Administration before visiting a driver's license office. It takes at least 24 business hours for changes to be processed with Social Security.
NOTE TO CDL DRIVERS IN THE MILITARY: If you have a Colorado CDL license and are based out of the state or overseas, your license is automatically extended for up to 3 years per Colorado Revised Statute 42-2-118(2) as long as a military ID or military orders are presented with the license. Please do not request an extension, no sticker will be mailed to you.
If you are new to Colorado from another country, click here.
Colorado law prohibits drivers under 18 years of age from using a cell phone while driving unless it is to contact the police or fire department or it is an emergency. Drivers 18 years and younger may not use a cell or mobile phone for text messaging while driving unless it is to contact the police or fire department or it is an emergency.
If adding the military identifier, you must choose between Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, National Guard or Navy. No additional fee is required to obtain the military identifier or veteran indicator. You may select the military identifier, veteran indicator or both to display on your license or ID card. The military identifier and veteran indicator do not extend to spouses or dependents.