DORA Public Utilities Commission offices are open by appointment only. Appointments must be made no later than 3:00 pm the day prior to the appointment. Beginning January 3, 2022: Appointments regarding transportation permitting, insurance or other matters are available on Mondays from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Appointments regarding customer complaints about energy, water, telecommunications or transportation service are available on Wednesdays from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Appointments regarding energy, water or telecommunications matters other than customer complaints are available on Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Please continue to use remote services available online, the postal mail and/or email (see contact information below). You can schedule an appointment by calling 303-894-2000 or use this link:
NOTICE: Effective June 28, 2021, the PUC no longer issues Medicaid Client Transport (MCT) permits. Per HB21-1206, § 40-10.1-301 and 302 C.R.S. are modified. The statutes remove responsibility for issuing MCT permits from the PUC. The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (HCPF) is now fully responsible for the regulation of Medicaid transportation services. Please email HCPF_HCBS_Questions@state.co.us with any questions.
NOTICE: Effective March 2, 2022, there is no longer a maximum age of motor vehicle requirement for passenger carrying motor vehicles, pursuant to Decision No. R21-0771, Proceeding No. 21R-0359TR. Please refer to amended Rules 6117 and 6305 for more information.
NOTICE: Effective July 1, 2022, transportation carriers will be allowed to assess credit card surcharges, in addition to all other fees/charges approved by the Commission. This is based on statutory changes, specifically to § 5-2-212, C.R.S., pursuant to SB21-091. You are encouraged to review this legislation, and the updated statute(s), to see the extent of these changes and how they are correctly applied.
The Transportation Section of the PUC is responsible for:
The safety and insurance oversight of passenger carriers, household goods movers, and towing carriers that operate on a for-hire basis in Colorado
Rate regulation and market entry for common carriers and contract carriers.
- NEW or RENEW ANNUAL PERMIT (see Lawful Presence link below)
- Common Carrier info
- Contract Carrier info
- Household Goods Carrier info
- Limited Regulation and Large Market Taxi info (limos &, buses)
- Towing Carriers info
- Transportation Network Companies info
- Full Transportation Type List