Driver's License

COVID-19 Service Update

  • Our branches are currently closed
  • We are NOT ACCEPTING APPOINTMENTS at this time.
  • The County will be waiving late fees for vehicle registration and renewals during the office closure.
  • Updates to statewide DMV services are being posted to the Colorado Dept. of Revenue website.
  • Visit for online motor vehicle and licensing services.
  • For specific questions related to vehicle transactions, contact State Vehicle Services at 303-205-5608.
  • For specific questions related to driver license services, contact State Driver Services at 303-205-5600.

Please check our COVID-19 Update page for all County service updates.


Book An Appointment

The Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder’s Office provides limited driver’s license and ID services BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at our Centennial and Littleton Branch Offices. We do NOT accept walk-in customers. 


  • Driver’s license renewal, including name, address or gender change and motorcycle endorsements
  • First-time driver’s license with proof of completed driving test
  • Transfer your license or ID from another state
  • Colorado ID cards
  • Non-certified motor vehicle record

Our driver’s license services are limited. We do not offer written or driving tests, CDLs, replacements for drivers under age 21, restricted licenses, reinstatements. We also do not accept immigration documents, including Permanent Resident ("Green") Cards or Certificates of Naturalization.

If you need full services, walk-in availability or hold immigration documents, please visit a State Driver’s License Office. You can also skip the trip and go online to renew, change your address, or request a driving record.

Our Limited Services - By Appointment Only


Renew a Driver's License and/or: $28

First-Time Driver's License with Proof of Completed Driving Test
Motorcycle Endorsement
Colorado ID Card
Motor Vehicle Driving Record (non-certified)
*$5 County fee included for all Colorado ID cards and driving records

All Colorado driver's license and identification cards are mailed and take up to 30 days to arrive. If you have not received your document within 30 days, please call the Colorado Department of Revenue at 303-205-5613, option 5, to inquire about the status, or visit

What to Bring to Your Appointment:

All customers must bring ID, proof of address and social security number and payment for fees. See examples and specific requirements for what to bring.

  • Acceptable Form of ID to prove identity, name, birth date and lawful presence in the U.S. (must be original and unaltered*).
  • Social Security Card or other form of proof of Social Security Number (must be original and unaltered*)
  • Two (2) forms of proof of current Colorado residential address
  • Cash, check, money order, credit card or debit card as payment for fees
  • Additional documents are required for name change, military identifier, motorcycle endorsement and first-time license. See links above under Services.
*We cannot accept photocopies or documents that have been torn, taped, laminated or otherwise altered as proof of ID or social security number.

Services NOT Offered:

Arapahoe County does NOT offer the following services. Instead, please find a full-service State Driver's License Office to meets your needs.
  • Written or Driving Tests
  • Instruction Permits
  • CDL Services
  • Reinstatements
  • Restricted Licenses
  • Hearings
  • Replacement Driver's License or Permit for anyone under age 21
  • Immigration Documents
  • Certified Motor Vehicle Driving Record

Helpful Resources:

For more information on driver's licenses, ID cards and driving records, visit the Colorado Department of Revenue.