Customers can complete renewals by mail, online, or by drop-box

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Please complete all renewals by one of the options below so that customers needing title work done can get service from our clerks in a more timely fashion:

  1.  ONLINE:  via as stated on your Renewal Notice postcard.  You will need your plate number and the last 8 digits of your VIN.  However, if you need to provide insurance (as indicated on your Renewal Notice postcard) you will NOT be able to utilize this option. 
  2. BY DROP BOX:  Drop off your renewal card and payment, with proof of insurance if needed, in the Drop Boxes located outside the motor vehicle offices in Salida and Buena Vista. Make sure this information is in a sealed envelope. PLEASE DON’T INCLUDE CASH. 
  3. BY MAIL:  Send the Renewal Notice postcard, payment (check or money order), and copy of proof of insurance (when indicated on Renewal Notice postcard) to the address listed on the upper left on the upper corner of the Renewal Notice postcard.  PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH.

Make check payable and mail to:

Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder

PO Box 699

Salida, CO  81201

For more information, or if you’ve lost your renewal card and need to know if you need to provide proof of insurance, go to or call our Motor Vehicle Office at 719-539-4004 or in Buena Vista call 719-395-8296.  We receive a high volume of calls so please be patient and leave a message.