Special Title Transfers

Deceased Owner

Titles held in Joint Tenancy:
  • Title transfer fee
  • Vehicle title
  • Copy of the death certificate

Titles held in solely the deceased owner's name may be transferred by the executor or personal representative of the estate or the successor (estates less than $50,000).

Required Information

The following needs to be submitted:
  • A title in the name of the deceased, signed by the executor, person's representative, or successor
  • A copy of the death certificate
  • A small estates affidavit (if the estate is valued at $50,000 or less)
  • A copy of any court order or Letters of Testimentary giving applicant the right to finalize the estate.

Bond Title

The bonding procedure is followed when the required documents for titling are not available or are incorrect. The vehicle must be physically located in Colorado, roadworthy, and in your possession before completing the bonding procedure.

Form DR2922 lists the seven steps needed to complete the bonding process and is available in our office.