The Colorado Department of Revenue – Division of Motor Vehicles oversees the distribution and issuance of personalized and customized vanity license plates.
Colorado DOES NOT allow you to determine if your specific lettering on the license plate is available online at this time.
Personalized license plates in Colorado can be ordered by completing this form and submitting to the Colorado Department of revenue.
License plates can only be ordered by a registered owner and the plate you order must be registered to an Colorado vehicle at the time of issuance.
- Types of Vehicles: The Colorado Department of Revenue – Division of Motor Vehicles allows personalized license plates on Autos, Pickups, Vans and Motorcycles.
- Fee: The fee for a personalized license plate in Colorado is a one-time fee of $60.00 ($58.00 upon approval and $2.00 when registered) with an annual $25.00 fee collected each year thereafter upon renewal for Regular Personalized Plates. A one-time fee of $85.00 ($83.00 upon approval and $2.00 when registered) with an annual $50.00 fee collected each year thereafter upon renewal for Designer Personalized plates. Note that you must submit your application for approval and then, upon approval, pay the required fee. For more information, visit the Colorado Personalized License Plate Website .
- Number of Characters: In Colorado, they allow a maximum of 7 characters and a minimum of 2 characters on your Personalized Plate for Autos and Trucks and a maximum of 6 characters and a minimum of 2 characters for motorcycles. You can use any combination of Letters A to Z (upper case only), Spaces, dashes, periods and Numbers 0 to 9 .
- Limitations: Personalized vanity license plates in Colorado are subject to approval by the Colorado Department of Revenue – Division of Motor Vehicles. The website also states that the following are not allowed:
- Any combination of letters or numerals that are offensive to the general public.
- Any combination that would be misleading.
- Duplication of license plate.
- Too many characters or an symbol that is not allowed.
- Is My Plate Available?: Colorado does not allow you to look your preferred license plate up online at this time. You can submit the application to see if you personalized license plate is available. Submit the Colorado Personalized Application .
- How to Order: To order your personalized Colorado license plate, follow these steps:
- Additional Information: For more information on obtaining a personalized vanity license plate in Colorado, visit the Colorado Personalized Plates website, go to any Colorado DMV office or call the Colorado Department of Revenue at (303) 205-5600.
This Site is not owned or operated by, nor affiliated with any governmental organization. This Site contains general information with respect to personalized license plates at the department of motor vehicles in various states. It is for informational and educational purposes only. You should check with the specific state that your motor vehicle is registered in before ordering.