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Automotive Information

Automobile Titles

In order to title your vehicle, you must show proof of purchase with sales tax paid in a previous state, or you will be subject to Colorado sales tax. You will be assessed state tax of plus any applicable county and city taxes at your home address. City and county tax varies and can amount to as much as an additional 1.5 percent of the purchase price. 
The total sales tax can be as high as 7.5 percent. If you purchased a vehicle overseas within six months, it is subject to Colorado State sales tax when registered. All others are exempt. 


Vehicle insurance coverage is mandatory in the state of Colorado and to register a vehicle on base. It must be verified at the time of vehicle registration. The mandatory liability minimum in Colorado Springs is $25,000 bodily injury, $50,000 per accident, and $15,000 property damage. 

Vehicle Registration Requirements

To register a vehicle on Schriever AFB, it must meet all state registrations requirements, have current state registration and license tags and proof of insurance. Every vehicle must have proof of insurance, regardless of whether the state in which the vehicle is registered requires it.

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