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Are you selling a vehicle?

Then you have arrived at the correct location where you will find the information you need to know.

Title information

Provide the Colorado Certificate of Title

  • If there is more than one owner named on the front of the Certificate of Title.
  • All owners must print and sign their name as seller, exactly as it is printed on the title.

Enter purchase price and date

  • After Hours Purchase C.R.S. 42-3-115(2)(b), C.R.S. 42-6-113.  
  • A buyer of a vehicle may operate a vehicle on the highway prior to registering the vehicle when.
    • The buyer has purchased the motor vehicle within the last 36 hours from a person who is not a licensed motor vehicle dealer.
    • The vehicle was purchased either on a Saturday, on a Sunday, on a legal holiday, or between 5:00 pm and 8:00 am.
    • The vehicle is being driven from the place where the seller stored the vehicle to the place where the buyer intends to store the vehicle.
Photograph of a person selling a car, seller is handing two hundred and fifty dollars in cash to the buyer, car with hood raised in the background

License plates

  • Seller keeps the license plates.
  • These should be removed from the vehicle.

Helpful links

  • Complaints against Auto Dealers can be filed in writing to the Auto Industry Division on the Colorado Department of Revenue Specialized Business Group website.
  • Safety Issues and Recalls website on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website.
  • Check National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Vehicle History for consumers  before you buy.