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Visit this page for updates from DORA related to the Coronavirus's impact on our regulated industries and their consumers.
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The Civic Center Plaza building - location of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) - has closed off access to the public until further notice.

Despite restricted public access to DORA’s offices, DORA will remain staffed and able to serve customers via phone, mail, email, fax, chat, mail, and through our website and online systems. Please visit our online resources for more information.
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What We Do

DORA is the state's umbrella regulatory agency, charged with managing licensing and registration for multiple professions and businesses, implementing balanced regulation for Colorado industries, and protecting consumers. Our nearly 600 employees are dedicated to preserving the integrity of the marketplace and promoting a fair and competitive business environment throughout Colorado. 


November 13, 2020
A Public Utilities Commission (PUC) administrative law judge will accept written comment until Dec. 23, 2020, on a request for approval of a new area code overlay to provide numbering relief for Colorado’s current 303/720 area code.
October 30, 2020
DENVER - Open Enrollment for individual health insurance (meaning not from an employer) starts on Nov. 1. The Colorado Division of Insurance (DOI), part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), reminds everyone that now is the time for Coloradans who are in need of health insurance to enroll in or renew coverage for 2021. 
October 21, 2020
DENVER - The annual Medicare Open Enrollment has started and runs through Dec. 7. This is the time when more than 60 million people with Medicare across the country can review health and drug plans, and make changes to their health care coverage for next year, based on their financial and medical needs. Why is it important to compare plans for next year? Because plans change, and a person’s…

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