Motor Vehicle: Homemade TrailersDefinition:
A trailer that is self-assembled and does not have a vehicle identification number (VIN) and weighing less than 2000 pounds.Title and Registration:
In order to
title and register the trailer, the owner of a homemade trailer must
apply for a Colorado Trailer Identification number.
Required documents for issuance:
- A bill of sale for the essential materials (county motor vehicle office verifies receipts).
- DR 2409 - "Statement of Homemade Trailer and
Assignment of Trailer I.D. Number" (found at the Colorado DMV
website). Requires basic description of trailer including weight,
length, width, make and other miscellaneous information such as
construction materials and number of axles.
A weight slip may be required, which can be obtained locally from Elam Construction.
Registration fee varies depending on the value
Fee for the ID number is an additional $3.50
Plates and registration will be issued upon receipt of the required documents and payment of the required fees. State-issued title:
The title will be processed and sent by the Department of Revenue.Trailers weighing over 2000 pounds:
Bonding is required. See bonding procedure or contact our office.