Clerk & Recorder

Clerk & Recorder

Hayle Johnson

Deputy Clerk & Recorder

Deputy Clerk & Recorder

Nancy Benson

Contact Us

PO Box 337
396 Lafever Street
Walden, CO 80480

Phone: 970-723-4334


Mon-Fri 8a-430p, closed 12-1

The Jackson County Clerk & Recorder is experiencing staffing shortages.
Please be patient with us as we have reduced our office hours temporarily.
M-Th 8AM-4PM  Closed Fridays
Please call ahead 970.723.4334

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.


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.

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 Information
Physicians Certification Instructions
Other Vehicle Forms

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

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:

Important Dates

Presidential Primary Election – March 05, 2024
Mail ballots will be in the mail February 13, 2024
Jackson County Primary Election
June 25, 2024
Candidate Petitions are available now for
Commissioner District 2 and Commissioner District 3
Major Party candidates due March 19, 2024

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 information.

Open Records

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