VIN Inspection/Verification of VIN

DR 2698 - Verification of Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

Which situations require a DR 2698 Verification of VIN?

  • If the vehicle is titled in another state or country
  • If your vehicle has a registration from another state 
  • Any vehicle transferred on Purged Bill of Sale
  • Anytime the vehicle description needs to be corrected
  • Military Registration
  • Incomplete vehicles (cab/chassis with added bodies, motorhomes)
  • Manufactured home simple search

Who can perform and complete the Verification of VIN?

  • County Clerk (at their discretion) - $15 fee
  • Licensed Colorado Automotive Dealer
    • There may a fee associated
    • Dealers are only required to conduct a Verification of VIN when they take in an out of state vehicle on trade
  • Manufactured Home Dealer (manufactured homes only)
  • Licensed Colorado Emission Station
  • County Assessor (at their discretion; manufactured homes only)
  • Colorado Law Enforcement Officers: 
    • Mesa County Sheriff's Office (970) 244-3500
    • Grand Junction Police Department (970) 549-5000
    • Fruita Police Department (970) 858-3008
    • Palisade Police Department (970) 464-5601
    • Collbran Town Marshal (970) 487-3089
    • DeBeque Town Marshall (970) 283-5146 
    • Colorado State Patrol (Certified VIN Inspections)

DR 2704 - Colorado Certified VIN Inspection

Which situations require a DR 2704 - Colorado Certified VIN Inspection?

  • Bonded title vehicles
  • Rebuilt vehicles
  • Reconstructed vehicles
  • Kit vehicles
  • Homemade vehicles

Who can perform and complete a Certified VIN Inspection?

  • Any P.O.S.T. Certified VIN Inspector (typically Colorado State Patrol)
  • This certification is granted to individual law enforcement officers only and not to a Law Enforcement Agency as a whole

Additional Information:

  • If your registration and title are from different states, we will need verification that the vehicle was not titled in the state where the registration was issued
  • Each law enforcement agency may assess a fee for performing the Verification of VIN
  • If you need a Certified VIN Inspection, you will need to book an appointment with the Colorado State Patrol
    • Certified VIN Inspections are $50