Welcome to NewMexicodriverslicense.org
We've created this site as a one-stop resource for all your drivers license needs in New Mexico. Whether you need to renew or replace a license, get a commercial drivers license or motorcycle license, and more, we've collected the information to save you time. Our site provides you with step-by-step instructions, money-saving tips and links like this Easy Guide™ to make the process painless. Select from the options below to get started.
It is against New Mexico state law to drive with an expired license. You can renew your license up before your license expires. Read more
Changing Your Address on Your New Mexico Drivers License
New Mexico law requires that you update your address information as it changes. Read more
Replacing Your New Mexico Drivers License
If you are in New Mexico, may need to visit a driver license office and apply for a duplicate driver license. Read more
Getting a new New Mexico Drivers License
If you have never been issued a driver license in any state, the state of New Mexico requires that you complete a state approved Drivers Education course. Read more
Getting Your New Mexico Learner's Permit
Once you have completed state approved New Mexico Drivers Education course, all new New Mexico drivers will need to understand the laws and rules, required classes, and tests the state of New Mexico requires new drivers to take. Read more
New Mexico Driver's Ed
New Mexico state law requires that all first time New Mexico drivers successfully complete a state approved Drivers Education course prior to applying for a driver license. Read more
Changing Your Name on Your New Mexico Driver License
If your name has changed due to marriage, divorce, adoption, hyphenating surnames.etc. and you would like your driver license to reflect your new name,you will also need to provide an acceptable document to establish your current full name. Examples include a marriage certificate, dissolution of marriage, adoption or name change document that shows your current name. Read more
Many drivers' license services may be processed online. Check out the Driver License Easy Guide™ to assist you with driver license services that may be handled online. If you have received a notification from the New Mexico DMV, check your notification to see if you are able to submit your requests online.If it is necessary for you to visit an office read these 10 helpful tips:
1. Find the closest driver license office.
2. Confirm the office hours.
3. Appointments are available at all offices for faster service.
4. Avoid Mondays and Fridays, the best day to visit the office is mid-week.
5. Avoid the 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. hours as they tend to be busy due to the lunch break.
6. Avoid the first and last day of the month.
7. Avoid the day after a holiday.
8. Come prepared with all required documentation to complete your service.
9. Print and fill out your forms prior to visiting your driver license office.
10. If you have a questions, concerns, or special circumstances contact your nearby driver license office prior to heading over.