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Friday, Mar. 27, 2020


CONTACT: Brandi Simmons | brandi.simmons@state.co.us



New features in myColoradoTM Mobile App Support Stay-at-Home Order

Access COVID-19 Information, Alerts, myDMV Services, State Jobs Search, and More


DENVER — The State of Colorado announced new features in the myColorado mobile app to support Governor Polis’ order to stay at home. The myColorado updates offer residents convenient access to COVID-19 information, 17 additional Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) services, and State of Colorado job opportunities. Additionally, Coloradans can receive COVID-19 alerts and other important information in real time through myColorado push notifications. Residents are encouraged to download myColorado in the Apple App Store or Google Play and utilize the state’s many online services while staying at home to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 


“The new features in the myColorado mobile app support the practice of social distancing by providing easy access to state services from a smartphone, which is critical as we get through the COVID-19 pandemic together,” said OIT Chief Information Officer and Executive Director Theresa Szczurek, Ph.D. 


While the Governor’s emergency order is active, drivers who are 65 years and older can temporarily renew their driver license or state ID from the myColorado app, even if they have renewed online twice before or have an old photo. 


Residents can also use myColorado to quickly connect to 17 myDMV services, including renewing a vehicle registration, requesting a duplicate registration card, checking a title status, applying for an emissions waiver, among others. Additionally, Coloradans seeking employment can use the new State Job Search feature to check out State of Colorado job opportunities.


“In addition to providing a great mobile experience, many of the technologies leveraged in myColorado directly led to the accelerated deployment of the COVID-19 call center run by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to aid in Colorado’s response to the global pandemic we are facing,” explained Russell Castagnaro, OIT Director of Digital Transformation. 


The State of Colorado will continue expanding the features and services in the myColorado app to provide secure and convenient access to state services, anytime and anywhere. A complete list of the latest myColorado updates include:


  • Access to COVID-19 information

  • Access to 17 additional DMV services

  • State of Colorado jobs search 

  • Ability to autocomplete forms with mobile device fields

  • Driver License and State ID Renewals enhancements

  • User interface improvements

  • Driver License verification system improvements

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) enhancements


The myColorado app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play.


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About myColorado and the Colorado Digital ID™

myColorado™ is the State of Colorado’s official mobile app™, providing secure and convenient access to state services anytime, anywhere. The app’s signature feature, Colorado Digital ID™, enables you to create an electronic version of your Colorado driver license or state identification (ID) card. The Digital ID can be displayed on your smartphone for proof of identification, age, and address within Colorado. More than 40,000 Coloradans have downloaded the app.


The Colorado Digital ID will evolve over time as national standards are adopted, allowing for interstate usage and compliance with federal REAL ID requirements. Digital ID is just the first step toward making secure digital data-sharing available to Coloradans.


The myColorado app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play. Visit myColorado.state.co.us to learn more. Businesses can also sign up for materials and training on the site.


myColorado is a collaborative project between the Governor’s Office, Office of Information Technology (OIT), Department of Revenue (DOR), Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), and Colorado Department of Public Safety. 


Sample Social Media Posts

Receive important #COVID19 notifications in line with @GovofCO orders from the @myColoradogov mobile app. Download today! #DoingMyPartCO 


Follow @GovofCO orders: #StayAtHome, support social distancing, download @myColoradogov mobile app to get #COVID19 alerts & access 17 @CO_Revenue DMV services. #DoingMyPartCO


myColorado, Colorado Digital ID, State of Colorado’s official mobile app, and the myColorado logo are trademarks of the State of Colorado. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.