Department of Revenue



To empower businesses and individuals through quality customer service, innovation and collaboration.


To become a Trusted Partner to every Coloradan to help them navigate the complexities of government so they can thrive.


The Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR) oversees the Division of Motor Vehicles, the Enforcement Division, the Colorado Lottery, the Taxation Division, and the Marijuana Enforcement Division. These services touch almost every Colorado Resident throughout the year.


The Executive Director’s Office (EDO) is committed to being a trusted partner that assists Coloradans in navigating the complexities of government. The EDO consists of the Administrative Office, Financial Services, Innovation, Strategy and Delivery (ISD), Communications, Hearings, the Office of the Legislative Liaison, and Internal Audit.


The Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) provides excellent identification, driver, and motor vehicle services. The DMV is composed of: Driver License, Driver Control, Title and Registration, Emissions, and Investigations. In addition, the 64 County Clerks and Recorders serve as the Department’s authorized agents for motor vehicle titling and registration.


The Colorado Lottery Division creates and sells lottery games of chance to support Colorado’s beautiful outdoors. Games are held to the highest standards of integrity, efficiency, and entertainment, to maximize proceeds for the people of Colorado, while dedicating efforts to responsible gaming practices. The Colorado Lottery began in 1983 with just a single scratch game. Today, there are a variety of scratch and jackpot games. Since its inception, the Colorado Lottery has contributed more than $4 billion to the state of Colorado.


The Specialized Business Group (SBG) regulates the auto, gaming, racing, and liquor and tobacco industries, helping them grow responsibly by creating a balance between the business needs of industry stakeholders and public safety. SBG focuses on ensuring consumer confidence and serving the citizens of Colorado by keeping them safe from unsafe products, unfair business practices, and unlawful activities.


The Taxation Division is responsible for collecting the tax dollars that fund roads, schools, parks, and so much of the vital infrastructure that makes Colorado a wonderful place to live. The Division is also tasked with administering, auditing, and encouraging voluntary compliance with all taxes, fees, bonds, and licenses under Colorado tax laws. The Taxation Division strives to serve the more than five million Colorado taxpayers as efficiently as possible, and in a way that protects the security of their personal information.


The Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) is tasked with licensing and regulating the Medical and Retail Marijuana industries in Colorado. MED’s mission is to promote public safety and reduce public harm by regulating the Colorado commercial marijuana industry through consistent administration of laws, regulations, and strategic integration of process management, functional expertise, and innovative problem-solving.

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