The Clerk & Recorder's Office is CLOSED to the Public Until Further Notice. The Ballot Drop Box is open for Renewals, Payments or Other Documentation.
Performed by Appointment Only Please call 970-264-8350 to Schedule
A VIN verification is required before registering a vehicle in Archuleta County when the vehicle:
has an out-of-state title,
was purchased outside of Colorado,
was transferred on a Purged Bill of Sale, or
requires a correction to the description on the title.
TheClerk’s Office will be performing VIN Verifications from 8:00 am to 11:00 am Monday through Friday. There will be designated parking behind the courthouse. Due to safety concerns VIN Verifications will not be performed in front of the courthouse. The fee for this service is $20.00.
In Case of Inclement Weather Please Contact the County Information Line at
970-264-8550 for Updated Hours of Operation.
Certified VIN Inspections
A certified VIN verification must be performed by the Colorado State Patrol.