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The sales tax rate for Lake County is 4%.
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Prices vary. The price of plates and new registration are based upon the year of the vehicle, weight and taxable value. Please call for an estimate.
Fee Estimator for New Purchases
An appointment is required for this service. Applicants should appear in person at the office of the County Clerk and Recorder. A $30 cash fee and identification in the form of Driver's License, Passport or Certified copy of Birth Certificate is needed. Application form will request applicant's place of birth, parents names and city and state of current residency. If applicants have been married before and divorced they will need to provide the date, place and type of court used. If the applicants former spouse is deceased, they will need to provide the date and place of death.
Birth certificates are obtained through the Health Department, 719-486-2413.
Combined Courts: If the divorce took place in Lake County, call 719-293-8100, ext. 9 for assistance.
Obtaining a driving record can be done online or by coming into our office. Please call 719-486-0888 with any questions.
You must have a title or an MSO in order to get plates. With a bill of sale, you may be able to get a temporary permit. You must also present a verifiable form of identification.
The following identification documents are also acceptable although the above list is preferred as they are photo IDs: