Out-of-State Transfer - Adult
- You may transfer your valid, out-of-state driver license to Colorado.
- Per Colorado Revised Statute 24-60-1106, the license you previously held will be voided (it will be marked with a single hole punch in the upper right corner).
- If you do not have your out-of-state driver license, you may provide a motor vehicle record from your previous state of residence to waive the written exam and drive skills tests, but you are still required to meet identity requirements.
When visiting a driver license office, please bring the following (please see the application checklist for more information):
- Your valid out-of-state driver license.
- If your out-of-state driver license is expired less than one year it may be used to waive the driving test. However, you will need to provide additional identification documents.
- If your out-of-state driver license was issued by a non-REAL ID compliant state or has the words "Federal Limit Apply" or "Not for Federal Identification" it may not be used to meet your identification requirement.
- Your certified original state- or county-issued birth certificate to establish lawful presence in the U.S. (Proof of lawful presence (if U.S. citizen or permanently lawfully present in the U.S.).
- Your certified original state or county issued birth certificate, a U.S. passport (if applicable), or military ID (if applicable) to confirm your middle name - Identification documents
- If you are under the age of 21, an Affidavit of Identity (DR2304) must be signed by your parent/legal guardian in front of a driver license employee or notary if you do not have any identity documents. An Affidavit of Liability or Guardianship (DR2460) is also required if you are transferring a driver license.
- Your Social Security Card or acceptable Proof of your Social Security number
- Two Proof of current physical Colorado address documents
- Applicable fee
Please note - if you have previously held a Colorado license and have had a name change, you will need to bring name change documents.
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