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Notice: OHV Registrations

Effective June 5, most Colorado Parks and Wildlife visitor centers, service centers and CPW offices are re-opening with limited access to the public.

  • Front desk areas and staffed drive-up windows will open to customers with social distancing and safety at the forefront. 

  • Customers will have access to front desk areas for questions and license, pass and registration purchases; retail areas, displays and other areas will be restricted.

  • Individual location hours may vary, so please call for hours before visiting your nearest office or park. Restrictions and closures remain subject to change.

  • For customers planning to purchase CPW products, including licenses, park passes or vehicle registrations can visit CPWshop.com or call 800.244.5613.

  • CPW has extended the expiration date of all OHV registrations. Off-highway vehicle registrations and permits expiring March 31, 2020 are now valid until June 22, 2020. Please visit CPWshop.com to renew online. If you are having trouble registering your OHV online, please email our staff: DNR_wildlife.cpwinfo@state.co.us. We will need your name, date of birth and registration number. 

If you are having trouble renewing your OHV registration online, please visit the main page and see the online registration renewal instructions.


Renew Your Registration Online

Online registration renewal for vehicles and vessels is now available to people who already have their vehicle registrations added to their CPWShop.com accounts.

How to Renew Your Registration Online



Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to renew your vehicle or vessel registration online, or you can download a step-by-step guide, or review the frequently asked questions below.

How do I tell if my vehicle is attached to my account?

  1. Sign in to your cpwshop.com account using your CID number.

    If you don't know your CID number: contact the CPW communications center at (303)297-1192.

  2. Once you are signed in, please review and confirm your customer details.

  3. Hover your mouse pointer over the "Vehicles/Vessels" tab on the blue menu bar at the top of the screen.

  4. Click on "My Vehicles/Registration Renewal".

Verify if your vehicle is attached to your account:

  1. No, your vehicle is not attached to your account if: You clicked on "My Vehicles/Registration Renewals" and received the error message "You do not have any registered Vehicle".

    To fix this: Your registration(s) need to be merged into your CID account. Please see the "What do I do now?" directions below.

  2. Yes, your vehicle is attached to your account if: You can click on the "Renew" blue button to renew your registration for your vehicle/vessel. You can also hover over the "Vehicles/Vessels" tab in the blue bar at the top of the screen and click on "My Vehicles/Registration Renewal".

I've checked, and my vehicle is not attached to my account. What do I do now?

Request to have your vehicle registration added to your account:

  1. Please contact the CPW Communications Center at (303)297-1192, any Colorado Parks and Wildlife office or send an email through ASKCPW and provide the representative with your full name and date of birth.

  2. A CPW representative will submit your vehicle registration and cpwshop.com accounts to be merged.

  3. A CPW representative will provide you with your registration account number(s) which will allow you to follow the registration renewal instructions in the video or step-by-step guide to complete your registration renewal.

Verify your vehicle registration and cpwshop.com accounts have been merged:

  1. Once your accounts are merged, you will find your vehicles/vessels listed under your primary customer account at cpwshop.com.

  2. Sign in to your cpwshop.com account using your CID number.

  3. Hover your mouse pointer over the "Vehicles/Vessels" tab on the blue menu bar at the top of the screen.

  4. Click on "My Vehicles/Registration Renewal".

You can also visit a CPW office or park to renew your boat, OHV or snowmobile registration in-person.

Will I receive a temporary registration after renewing online?

Yes, you can print a copy of your temporary registration from your cpwshop.com account:

  1. After you have renewed your registration, go to your "Account Summary" page at cpwshop.com.

  2. From the menu on the left-hand side, please click on "Vehicles/Vessels" located under "My Orders".

  3. You will now see a blue "Print" button.

  4. Before clicking on the blue print button, make sure your browser allows pop-ups.

  5. Click the blue print button. A new window will open with your temporary registration.

  6. You may only click the blue print button once, so be sure to print your temporary registration right away or save it as a PDF on your computer.

Or, you can visit a CPW office or wait for your temporary registration to arrive in the mail.

Our license vendor Aspira will mail you a temporary registration, or you can visit a visit any Colorado Parks and Wildlife office or Colorado State Park and request they print a temporary registration for you.

I've renewed my registration (online or by phone), but I still have multiple accounts.

  1. Please fill out the Online Vehicle Registration Issues form.

  2. Your registration accounts will be merged into your primary customer account. In the future, you will be able to use your primary account to renew all your registrations.

I have registrations for vehicles I no longer own on my account, what do I do?

  1. Please fill out the Former Registration - Removal Request form.

  2. Colorado Parks and Wildlife will remove the submitted registrations from your account.


​​​​​​​​Colorado Parks and Wildlife strives to make registering your boat, snowmobile or OHV as simple as possible. We know you'd rather be on the water or on the trail than on the phone. ​​See the choices below to register online or get more information.  

 ​​Boat Registration Renewals

You MUST have your registration number to renew online. If you have not received your registration renewal card, please call 303-297-1192 to get your information.

Renew your registration online.

Registration renewal cards are mailed to currently registered owners each November. More information: Boat Registration page.

NEW in 2019: Motorboats & sailboats must purchase an aquatic nuisance species stamp prior to launching in Colorado. More information:, Boat ANS Inspection page.

 OHV Registration Renewals

You MUST have your registration number to renew online. If you have not received your registration renewal card, please call 303-297-1192 to get your information. 

Renew your registration online.

Registration renewal cards are mailed to currently registered owners each March. For more information, ​visit the Off-Highway Vehicle Registration page.

 ​Out-of-state OHVs

Out-of-state residents who bring OHVs into Colorado must purchase a Colorado Non-Resident OHV permit.

Purchase Permits:

Permits are valid from the date of purchase through the following March 31.​

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