Manufactured Homes

Titling a Manufactured (Mobile) Home with an Out-of-State Title


  1. The buyer must obtain an Authentication / Certification of Manufactured Home Tax Form at the Treasurer’s Office. The county treasurer will fill out the assessed valuation and taxes due and collect the taxes due and sign off on the tax form. This is to ensure that the taxes are paid before a new title is issued. There is a $10 fee for the form, which is collected by the treasurer.
  2. The buyer must fill out a Transfer Declaration form that lists the household furnishings included in the sale price. This form may be obtained from the Assessor’s Office or from the Motor Vehicle Department.
  3. The buyer must apply for a new title with the Division of Motor Vehicle Office within 30 days of the sale. The application must be made in the county where the manufactured home is to be located. You will need the title, Authentication / Certification Tax Form, and Transfer Declaration form to apply. A copy of the Security Agreement will be needed if there is a lien on the manufactured home. There is a $7.20 fee required to transfer the title. Additional fees for sales tax and a filing fee may be required.
  4. The Verification of Application, copy of the front and back of the title, and supporting documents must be submitted to the Recording Department. The recording fee is $11 for the first page and $5 for the back of the first page and front and back of the title, for a total of $21. If any other document needs recording, it will be $5 for each additional page.

Titling a Manufactured (Mobile) Home with a Colorado Title


  1. The buyer must obtain an Authentication / Certification of Manufactured Home Tax Form at the Treasurer’s Office. The county treasurer will fill out the assessed valuation and taxes due, and then collect the taxes due and sign off on the tax form. This is to ensure that the taxes are paid before a new title is issued. There is a $10 fee for the form, which is collected by the treasurer.
  2. The buyer must complete a Transfer Declaration form and list the household furnishings included in the sale price. This form may be obtained from the Assessor’s Office or from the Motor Vehicle Department.
  3. They buyer must apply for a new title with the Division of Motor Vehicle Office within 30 days of the sale.
  4. The application must be made in the county where the manufactured home is to be located. The buyer will need the title, Authentication / Certification Tax Form, and Transfer Declaration form. A copy of the Security Agreement will be needed if there is a lien on the manufactured home. There is a $7.20 fee required to transfer the title. Additional fees for sales tax and a filing fee may be required.
  5. The Verification of Application, front and back copy of the title, and supporting documents must be submitted to the Recording Department. The recording fee is $11 for the first page and $5 for the back of the first page and front and back of the title, for a total of $21. If any other document needs recording, it will be $5 for each additional page.

Titling a Manufactured (Mobile) Home with a Manufacturer’s Statement of Origin (MSO)


  1. The buyer must fill out a Transfer Declaration form which can be obtained from the Division of Motor Vehicle Office.
  2. If the manufactured home was purchased more than six months prior to the date of titling, the buyer must obtain an Authentication / Certification of Manufactured Home Tax Form from the Treasurer’s Office. The county treasurer will fill out the assessed valuation and taxes due, and then collect the taxes due and sign off on the tax form. This is to ensure that the taxes are paid before a new title is issued. There is a $10 fee for the form, which is collected by the treasurer.
  3. The buyer must apply for a title with the Division of Motor Vehicle Office within 45 days of the sale. Application must be made in the county where the Manufactured Home is to be located. The buyer will need the Manufacturer Statement of Origin (MSO), bill of sale, dealer invoice or Standard Sales Tax Receipt (DR24), and Transfer Declaration form. A copy of the Security Agreement will be needed if there is a lien to be filed on the manufactured home. There is a $7.20 fee to transfer the title. Additional fees for sales tax and a filing fee may be required.
  4. The Verification for Application, copy of the front and back of the MSO, the bill of sale, and the dealer invoice or DR24 form must be filed in the Recording Department. The recording fee is $11 for the first page and $5 for the back of the first page and front and back of the title, for a total of $21. If any other document needs recording, it will be $5 for each additional page.

More Information


If you have any questions or would like more information, contact the Motor Vehicle Department at (970) 264-8350.