How do I purchase a Colorado Avalanche signature license plate?
- Make a onetime $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities. To make a donation, please click here.
- Select your method of delivery:
- Certificate via U.S. Postal Service
- You will receive a Colorado Avalanche license plate approval certificate in the mail via U.S. Postal Service within 2-4 weeks.
- Take the Certificate to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) at which your car is registered to purchase your Colorado Avalanche signature plate (DMV specialty license plate fees apply).
- Certificate pin via email
- You will receive a unique pin via email to use online to renew or your registration within 2-4 weeks.
- Your vehicle's registration cannot be expired to use this method.
- CLICK HERE to visit Colorado Department of Motor Vehicles.
- Certificate via U.S. Postal Service
How do I make a donation to Kroenke Sports Charities?
How much does a Colorado Avalanche license plate cost?
A onetime $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities along with the standard specialty license plate fees and taxes (annually) as assessed by your county DMV.
How much are the Department of Motor Vehicle fees for specialty license plates?
Please contact your local County Motor Vehicle Office for details and information on fees.
Is my donation tax-deductible?
Yes, Kroenke Sports Charities will provide a donation receipt for your onetime $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities.
What percentage of my donation will go to Kroenke Sports Charities?
100% of your donation will support Kroenke Sports Charities.
Can I bring my donation directly to Pepsi Center?
No, due to the high demand for Colorado Avalanche plates, please allow 2-4 weeks for processing your application and donation.
Can I take my application and donation to the Department of Motor Vehicles?
No, the DMV cannot accept the donation to Kroenke Sport Charities.
Can I purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate if I don't have an approval certificate?
No, the DMV will not issue Colorado Avalanche license plates to anyone without a Colorado Avalanche approval certificate or pin.
Do I have to wait until my current vehicle registration is expired to purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate?
No, you may replace your license plate at any time.
My current vehicle registration expires in a week, what can I do?
Go ahead and renew your current license plates. Once you receive your approval certificate you can take it to the DMV and transfer your registration to the Colorado Avalanche plates.
Do I need to make a $45 donation every year when I pay my vehicle registration taxes and fees?
No, it is a onetime donation. DMV specialty license plate fees apply annually.
Does making a $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities guarantee that I will get a Colorado Avalanche license plate?
Yes, because Colorado Avalanche license plates are issued via the State's "Print-on-Demand" program. License plate orders are generated by transactions performed in county Motor Vehicle offices and online, and are manufactured and mailed to customer(s) on demand within 3 weeks from the license plate order confirmation date from the DMV (receipt date).
If I want to have Colorado Avalanche license plates on more than one vehicle do I need to complete more than one application?
Yes, you will need to complete an application and make a $45 donation for each set of license plates you purchase. One set of plates per vehicle consists of (1) front plate and (1) rear plate.
If I want to purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate for someone else could the approval certificate be sent to a different name and address than on the vehicle registration?
Yes, the approval certificate (and the certificate PIN entry) has to match the name of the person who will be using it. An approval certificate (certificate PIN) can be purchased as a gift for someone else, for as long as it will be used to register a vehicle in the same name, as shown on approval certificate (associated to a certificate PIN).
Can I purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate for a motorcycle, truck or a motor home?
Yes, Colorado Avalanche license plates are available for motorcycles, trucks and motor homes.
Can I get a Colorado Avalanche license plate for a commercial vehicle?
No, per Colorado statue signature license plates are not allowed on commercial vehicles.
Can I get a Colorado Avalanche license plate for a registered trailer?
No, Colorado Avalanche license plates cannot be placed on registered trailers.
If I want to purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate may I keep my existing license plate numbers and letters?
Yes, if the vehicle is currently registered with personalized license plates and you want to keep the personalized configuration. Otherwise - no, a new standard configuration license plate serial number will be issued and assigned to the vehicle registration record.
Why does the Colorado Avalanche logo not appear on a personalized license plate?
Per Colorado State Law logos cannot appear on personalized license plates.
If I currently own a personalized license plate and now wish to purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate may I transfer my personalized plate information onto the Colorado Avalanche license plate?
If you have a current issued personalized plate and want to convert it to a Colorado Avalanche license plate you will need to reapply and request the transfer of the personalization and pay all the necessary DMV taxes and fees. Please contact your local DMV for more information.
I currently have Handicap Plates on my vehicle. Am I able to keep my handicap plates and still have a Colorado Avalanche license plate?
No, you will not be able to keep the Handicap plates on the vehicle that you put on the Colorado Avalanche license plate. You can have the Handicap plate alone or the Colorado Avalanche license plate with Handicap Placards. Contact your DMV for assistance and the application for Handicap Placards.
If I live out of state may I purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate?
No, Colorado Avalanche license plates are only available to Colorado residents. For dual or part-time Colorado residence, where a vehicle is titled in another state, but is desired to be registered in Colorado, a person will be able to request Colorado Avalanche plates with an approval certificate (or certificate PIN).
I have a license plate collection. May I get a sample of the Colorado Avalanche license plate to add to my collection?
No, unfortunately the DMV cannot issue sample license plates.
For other questions please contact Emily Jurenka at 303.405.1104 or Emily.Jurenka@TeamKSE.com.