Offices Closed for In-Person Transactions

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Our county buildings continue to be closed to the public, but we are open for business. All County Clerk and Recorder business can be handled online, through the mail, or over the phone. Vehicle renewals can be mailed or dropped off in the ballot boxes that are curbside in front of our buildings in both Salida and Buena Vista.

Salida location: 104 Crestone Avenue
Buena Vista location: 112 Linderman Avenue

Even private party vehicle transactions can be handled over the phone and by mail. Visit for these online services:

  • registration fee estimator
  • request a title status
  • get a transaction receipt
  • add/change a vehicle address
  • first time registration
  • request a duplicate registration card
  • replace tabs
  • request a title/registration history report
  • renew your registration.

For help with motor vehicle transactions please call 719-539-4004 for the Salida office and 719-395-8296 for the Buena Vista office. We have a high volume of calls but please leave a message and we will return your call promptly.

Reminder: We do not do driver’s licenses in our County offices.

Recording Department

For recordings, we are accepting recordings by mail or e-recordings. The most efficient way to record a document now is to e-record. Call 719-530-5602 or email for more details.

You may search all Chaffee County recorded documents for free. Sign up at Call 719-530-5602 or email for more details.

Click here for the April 2 Marriage License COVID-19 Service Update.