Latest News – April 11

Driver License Office Closed Tuesday for Training

The Saguache County driver’s license office will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, April 12 for training, so please plan accordingly.

Here's a sample of the new Colorado Driver Licenses that the state started issuing in 2016.

Here’s a sample of the new Colorado Driver Licenses that the state started issuing in 2016.

If you haven’t heard by now Colorado rolled out a new design for driver license and ID cards earlier this year and Tuesday’s closing of the local office will allow for staff training for the new changes from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

The Colorado DMV began issuing driver licenses, instruction permits and identification cards with new designs in 2016. The card design includes an entirely new format and enhanced features, including laser-engraved information in grayscale, as well as new card material.

Valid driver licenses, instruction permits and identification cards with the current design can be used until their expiration date. The current design will continue to be issued at all other offices.

Here is some additional information from the Saguache County Clerk’s Office which is the local agency that administers driver licenses and ID cards.

Fees:  Drivers License renewal $25.  Identification Card: $16.50

The driver license office is located in the Clerk's Department at the Saguache County Courthouse at 501 4th Street in downtown Saguache.

The driver license office is located in the Clerk’s Department at the Saguache County Courthouse at 501 4th Street in downtown Saguache.

Customers renewing a current Colorado document with an address change will be required to provide two forms of current address information then written information will not be accepted. Customers renewing the Colorado document and not providing the document (lost document) will be required to provide TWO forms of current address information and PROOF of the Social Security Number (SSN). Customers simply renewing our current document which contains all current information will be required to provide one additional address verification.

The following are examples of acceptable proof of address documents if they contain the name and physical address.

  • Utility bill
  • Credit card statement
  • Pays stub or earnings statement
  • Rent Receipt
  • Telephone bill
  • Bank statement
  • Mortgage document
  • Tax document
  • Insurance policy
  • Vehicle registration

The following are examples of acceptable documents that display a person’s Social Security Number

  • Social Security card
  • W2 form
  • Pay stub with the applicant’s name and Social Security on it

The Saguache County Clerk’s office is located at 501 4th Street and renews valid Colorado documents only. They are open for driver’s licenses on Tuesdays (except tomorrow) from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Please call before you come: 719-655-2512.

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