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Titling and Registering a Vehicle
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Duplicate Title/Lost Title
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Filing a Lien
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Temporary Permits
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State of Colorado - Department of Motor Vehicle



Temporary Permits:

  • A Temporary Permit is a paper license plate, which may expire in 60 days.
  • A Colorado auto dealer issues this permit when purchase of a new vehicle is made through the dealership.
  • When the purchase of a vehicle is made from a private party, the new owner may, under certain circumstances obtain a temporary permit from our office. 
  • Please contact our office for more information. 
  • A permit may also be used to take a vehicle from Colorado to another state for licensing.
  • A second permit may be issued when a problem is discovered in the purchaser’s paperwork necessary for transfer of title to the new owner. 
  • A second permit is issued at our discretion on a case by case basis.

A temporary permit may not be issued for a passenger car, motor home, truck or motorcycle without proof of insurance coverage.

  • Proof of current insurance is required
  • Proof of identification is also required 
  • The fee for a temporary permit is $6.22 plus applicable taxes on a cash transaction.  See Sales Tax Information 
  • A temporary permit may not be issued for lack of funds

Temporary permits are issued at the discretion of the county clerk.































Contact the Morgan County Motor Vehicle Division by e-mail at:

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County Clerk & Recorder

Susan L. Bailey


Morgan County Clerk & Recorder's Office
231 Ensign St., P.O. Box 1399
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
Phone: 970-542-3521
Fax: 970-542-3525


Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM MST





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