Document with award black outlines graphic blue

Clerk & Recorder

If you are unsure of your voter registration status, visit

The Clerk & Recorders office provides motor vehicle titling and registration, document recording, election coordination, voter registration, liquor license assistance, and issuance of marriage licenses.

Hayle M Johnson, Clerk & Recorder

396 LaFever Street
PO Box 337
Walden, CO 80480
(970) 723-4334

Hand with pen taking notes


A Complete Collection of Historical Indexes and Records from 1874 until October 1996 can be viewed here:

Documents from October 1996 to today can be viewed here:

C.R.S. 30-10-101 (2.5)(c) states… The Clerk & Recorder shall not be required to conduct a search of the real estate records in order to locate any document for copying or for any other purpose.

Therefore, we do not perform record searches.

Records are available for public inspection Monday-Friday 8 am – Noon and 1 pm – 4 pm.

Motor Vehicle Services

You can renew your vehicle registration online!

The Clerk’s office is an agent of the Colorado Department of Revenue for motor vehicle titling and registration. We do not issue driver’s licenses.

If you have just moved to Jackson County you must register your vehicle within 90 days.

Out-of-state vehicles must schedule a VIN inspection with the Jackson County Sheriff prior to titling. Call 970-723-4242 to schedule.

Motor Vehicle transactions may be performed M-F 8 am – Noon and 1 pm – 4:30 pm. We accept Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa, Discover, and American Express.

Front of GMB Vehicle

All credit card transactions totaling $10.01 or more will be charged a non-refundable portal administration fee of 3.35%.

Persons with Disabilities 

Applicants must submit a Parking Privileges Application to the County motor vehicle office.

Applicant, guardian, or entity representative must provide Secure and Verifiable Identification (SVID) information or have it witnessed on the DR2219.

Parking Privileges Application
Persons With Disabilities Parking Privileges Application
Physicians Certification Instructions

If a vehicle is purchased outside Jackson County, only a state tax of 2.9% sales tax is due.

Hand with pencil filling in bubbles on a voting form

Voting and Elections

All elections are conducted as mail ballot elections.

The ballot issues to you will contain only those questions on which you are eligible to vote based on your place of residence on file with the Jackson County Clerk and Recorder.

You can track your ballot online here for current elections:

To Register to Vote

In-person: 396 Lafever St. Walden, CO 80480


Visit for detailed voter and election information.

To verify your address and make changes to your voter registration, go to:


Licenses & Open Records

Marriage Licenses / Civil Unions

Please apply online for Marriage Licenses and Civil Unions.

Contact the Jackson County Clerk and Recorder for more information.

Liquor License

Please contact the Department of Revenue for more inforation.

Open Records

Please contact the Jackson County Clerk and Recorder for more information.