The Recording and Motor Vehcile Departments will be closed Friday, April 15th and Monday, April 18th in order to move to our new location at 534 East Hyman Avenue. We will repoen at our new loation on Tuesday, April 19th.

Motor Vehicle Services

Renew your motor vehicle registration online!

Online Vehicle Renewal

Additional Motor Vehicle Information

Recording Services

The Recording Department records, indexes and maintains permanent records of land and various recorded documents.

How to Record Documents

Recording Fees

Public Records Search

Free Service
Our online public records search covers all indexing data (no images) from recorded documents between November 1977 to current.  

Paid Service
If you are interested in having access to the document images online; those are available through our paid web and ftp services .  

Copy Requests
Document copies can be obtained by using our copy request eForm or by stopping by our office and using the public research room.

Escrow Account Login

Escrow agents are those who have setup pre-paid accounts with us for our document copy and recording services.  Anytime you have a fee based transaction with us, the money is withdrawn from your escrow account saving you time.  The escrow agent login service allows you to view your current balance and transaction history directly online.

Civil Union License Kiosk

Effective May 1, 2013, civil union licenses became available in Colorado. Our online kiosk is now available! Completing the online civil union application will save a few miniutes of time when you stop by to obtain the license. For additional civil union license information please click here.

Marriage License Kiosk

Getting married?  Colorado makes it very easy to obtain a license and get married in our beautiful state - state statute even allows couples to marry themselves! By filling out the required information with our online marriage application kiosk you will save a few minutes of time when you stop by our office to obtain the license.  For additional marriage license information please click here.

Birth and Death Records
Birth and Death records for Pitkin County are kept with the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder in Glenwood Springs.

Divorce Decrees
Divorce Decrees are kept with the Pitkin County District Court.

Recording Services

Other  C&R services

Additional Resources