Clerk & Recorder/Motor Vehicle/Recording/Elections

Sahari McCormick
Gilpin County Clerk & Recorder

203 Eureka St.
PO Box 429
Central City, CO 80427
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WELCOME to the website for the Gilpin County Clerk and Recorder's Office. The Clerk and Recorder's office is responsible for operating the State Motor Vehicle Division for Gilpin County. The Clerk and Recorder's office is also responsible for issuing and recording marriage licenses, recording all real estate transactions, issuing liquor licenses, recording the Board of County Commissioner meeting minutes, registering voters, conducting all primary, general and county elections and, when contracted, municipal and school district elections.

The Clerk and Recorders Office will be closed Thursday and Friday November 25 and 26 for Thanksgiving;  Thursday and Friday December 23 and 24 for Christmas; and Friday December 31 for New Years. 

Thursday December 9 we will be closing at 2:15pm so that staff might attend an employee holiday celebration. 

To Schedule an Appointment with the Gilpin Recording Office call 303-582-5321

Title Searchers must have an appointment due to computer availability.

To Schedule an Appointment with the Gilpin Motor Vehicles Office
Please Click Here

Motor Vehicle Customers, please read the below carefully:

Before you schedule an appointment, please check first to see if you can conduct your transaction there. MOST transactions can be completed at that site and allow you to 'skip the trip' to the office. 

Customers are limited to 2 transactions per appointment. If you have more than 2, please call and schedule an appointment so that we can accommodate you when staff is available.

**Also please note that staff is currently training with the State in order to serve you better. As a result, we are behind in returning phone calls and emails. If you left a message we will return your call. Please search this website for your question is probably already answered here. Thank you for your patience at this time and note we will get back to you asap.**

AVOID LATE FEES! For the fastest service please mail a check/money order to the Clerk's Office.  You may also pay online or pay at a kiosk. Many transactions, including registrations, renewals, and titling can be completed online or at a kiosk.

  • We will no longer see walk-in customers as of July 19, 2021 so that new staff may be trained by the State. Please make an appointment at to come in to the office, or skip the trip and use a kiosk, or go online at to complete your transaction. Most transactions can be completed on line or at a kiosk. 
  • MV appointments are to be scheduled online only, unless otherwise stated in the scheduling system.
  • We are closed daily from 12noon to 1pm for lunch. 
  • Customers are limited to 2 transactions per appointment. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • If you have more than 2 transactions, please call and schedule an appointment so we can schedule you when there is sufficient staff to assist you. 
  • All individuals will be called by their confirmed appointment.
  • Appointments will be forfeited if you are more than 5 minutes late.
  • Title Searchers in Recording must make an appointment due to computer availability. 
  • Pets are not permitted in the building. 
  • All individuals entering county property are required to wear a face mask.
HOURS: 8 am to 4pm Monday through Friday by appointment only. No Motor Vehicle Titles or transactions will be taken after 3:30pm.  Recorded documents received after 4pm will be recorded on the next business day.

Property Owner's Deeds are available through this office for 25 cents a page. Click here for more information.

NOTE: The Passport Office is closed to issuing Passports. A list of local passport offices can be found here: Passport offices 

Please visit to change any of your voter registration information including address, party affiliation or name. 

November 2021 Election results can be found HERE

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