Clerk & Recorder

Contact Us

  • Hours of Operation
    Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  
    Closed on county holidays.

    Recording: 970-328-8723
    Motor Vehicle: 970-328-8729
    Voting / Elections: 970-328-8715
    Marriage License: 970-328-8723
    Liquor License: 970-328-8718
    Avon: 970-328-9670
    El Jebel: 970-328-9570
    Toll Free: 1-800-225-6136
    Fax: 970-328-8716

    Clerk & Recorder
    P.O. Box 537
    500 Broadway, Suite 101
    Eagle, Colorado  81631

    elections@eaglecounty.us 
    motorvehicle@eaglecounty.us
    recording@eaglecounty.us


Personalized Plates

Application is made directly to the Colorado Department of Revenue. A  Personalized License Plate Application DR 2810 must be properly completed and signed. Incomplete or unsigned applications will not be processed.

View the different personalized plates on the Colorado Department of Revenue website.

Plate Type

Regular 
plates are the standard plates commonly referred to as the ‘green and white’ plates.

Designer
plates are manufactured with the special background graphic with the graphic of scenic purple mountains.

Group Special
plates are issued to a group of people who have a common interest or affinity (for example, the Boy Scouts). Approval must be granted from the sponsoring organization prior to the plate being issued.  The sponsoring organization may issue a certificate which must be included in the application or it will be rejected.

Alumni
plates are issued to an alumni associate for a private or public college or to a university located in Colorado. In addition to regular taxes and fees some Alumni plates require approval from the college or university prior to the plates being issued. The college or university may issue a certificate which must be included in the application or it will be rejected.

Collector plates can only be issued to either:

  • Vehicles with a model year of 1975 or older.
  • Vehicles with a model year of 1976 or later that was registered within a five year collector series license plate prior to September 1, 2009* and is currently registered with the collector series plate.

*Per Colorado Revised Statute C.R.S. 45-12-101 (2).

Street Rod
plates can only be issued to vehicles manufactured in 1948 or prior, and with a body design that has been modified for safe road use. A photocopy of the registration or title must accompany the application.

Call Letter
plates are issued to vehicles where the owner is license by the Federal Communications Commission to operate: an amateur radio, standard radio, frequency modulation radio, television or a modification license. A copy of the Federal Communications Commission license must accompany the application.

Taxes and Fees

In addition to the taxes and fees assessed by the Eagle County Clerk & Recorder’s office the Colorado Department of Review will also collect fees upon approval of the personalized license plate. The fees are listed on the Colorado Department of Revenue website.

Please note: The Colorado Department of Revenue will not honor a change of choice or spacing, or a request for refund after payment has been made.

Replacements


A Personalized Plate Replacement DR 2804 is made directly to the Colorado Department of Revenue.

Personalization Standards

Please refer to the Personalized License Plate Application DR 2810 application for the Personalization Standards.

Please note that the Colorado Department of Revenue may refuse to issue any combination of letters or numbers that carry connotations offensive to good taste and decency, are misleading, or duplicate any other license plate.