Colorado Vehicle Power of Attorney Form

The Colorado Vehicle Power of Attorney Form is a document completed by the principal to give another person you designate (your agent) powers to pledge, sell, or otherwise dispose of the motor vehicle described below without any advance notice to you. This form does not impose a duty on your agent to exercise granted powers however your agent must be responsible in acting on your behalf and must act in accordance with the provisions of this form. The agent must keep a record of receipts, disbursements, and significant actions taken while acting on your behalf. (See C.R.S. 15-14-701 and C.R.S 15-14-705).

How To Write

Step 1 – Appoint –

  • Principal must enter the name of the person they would like to name as agent to act on their behalf

Step 2 – Principal must check or strike through any powers they wish to grant or not grant to their chosen agent from the following selections:

  • Apply for and Receive a New Registration or New Temporary Registration
  • Apply for and Receive Certificate of Title
  • Apply for and Receive Duplicate Certificate of Title (Secure and Verifiable Identification is required only when the original title was issued on or after July 1, 2006)
  • To transfer ownership and acknowledge odometer reading
  • To record a lien
  • To release a lien
  • To apply for and receive a copy of a motor vehicle record
  • To receive Person(s) with Disability Parking Privileges placard

Step 3 – Termination Date of Document –

  • The principal must enter a termination date in which this document will no longer be valid in mm/dd/yyyy format

Step 4 – Vehicle Information – Enter the following information with regard to the vehicle as follows:

  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), located on the vehicle’s title
  • Year
  • Make
  • Model

Step 5 – Signatures – Prior to the owner/co owner having the ability to provide permission to the selected agent, they must read all of the information provided underneath the vehicle information section. They must then retain the services of a notary public. Once they are before a notary provide the following information:

  • Printed Name as it Appears on Identification of Owner/Co-Owner (Grantor)
  • Signature of Owner/Co-Owner (Grantor)
  • Date of signature
  • Identification of Owner/Co-Owner (Grantor)
  • Colorado Driver’s License, Colorado ID Other
  • ID #
  • Expires
  • Date of Birth

Step 6 – Notarization – The remainder of this form is to be completed by the notary public. All information must be entered and their state seal must be affixed to the document.

  • Principal should make copies for their records
  • Provide the original document to your selected agent so that they may do business on your behalf