OHV Permit (non-resident and plated resident)

IF you are a Colorado Resident, you need to register your OHV.  You needto go to www.cpw.state.co.us > Buyand Apply > Registrations > ATV and OHV and follow instructionsthere.

PLEASE NOTE: The 2018 OHV permits are valid until March 31, 201 

Motorcycle, ATV and four-wheel drive trails and roads on the plains, in the foothills and high mountain passes are available to challenge recreationists of all abilities.

Please allow 14 business days for your order to arrive in the mail. If you need your order sooner, please click here for a list of agents where you can purchase it in person.  You cannot purchase a permit online and pick it up when you get to Colorado.  You must allow enough time to receive the permit in the mail.  You can call 303-866-3203 x 4600 to order over phone and have the option for overnight shipping.

Please note the following statute regarding OHVpermits:
33-14.5-112
(1)(a) No later than January 1, 1990, the division of parks and recreation shalldevise a plan for implementation of the off-highway use permit program.
(b)On and after January 1, 1991, the owner of every vehicle required to beregistered pursuant to article 3 of title 42, C.R.S.,andthe owner or operator of every motor vehicle and off-highway vehicle fromanother state or country, when such vehicle is being used for recreationaltravel upon designated off-highway vehicle routes, shall obtain and display onsuch vehicle an off-highway use permit.

(2) Off-highway use permits shall be sold by the agents referred to in section 33-12-104, and the fee for said permits shall be the fee provided pursuant to section 33-10-111 (5).


(3)Off-highway use permits, when issued on April 1, shall be valid for a one-yearperiod, which runs from April 1 through the following March 31. All permitsissued during the year at any time after April 1 shall expire on the followingMarch 31.
(4)Off-highway use permits shall be displayed as required by the division.
(5)The following vehicles shall be exempt from the requirements of thissection:
(a)Vehicles owned by the United States or another state or political subdivisionthereof if such ownership is clearly displayed on such vehicles;
(b)Vehicles operated in an organized competitive or noncompetitive event onpublicly or privately owned or leased land; except that this exemption shall notapply unless the agency exercising jurisdiction over such land specificallyauthorizes the organized competitive or noncompetitive event;
(c)Vehicles operated on public land for purposes other than recreational use, whichpurposes shall include but not be limited to logging, mining, grazing oflivestock, firewood-cutting, and the taking of trees for noncommercialpurposes.
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