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These practice tests are good for the instructional permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test. The written part of those tests at all New Mexico MVD locations is the same.

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New Mexico Driver's License & Permit FAQ

How Can I Apply for my NM Driver's License? Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How old should I be in order to apply for a learner’s permit in New Mexico?

    You should be at least 15 before applying for your permit.
  • What documents should I have when I go to apply for my license in New Mexico?

    You will need to provide:
    • Proof of Identity
    • Proof of Social Security Number
    • 2 Proofs of Residency
    • If between 18 and 24, you must complete a “None for the Road” DWI class
    • Proof of having completed or of being enrolled in a state-approved driver education program (if under 18)
  • Where do I go to apply for a driver's license in New Mexico?

    Go to a MVD field office or to a MVD “contracted” ‘Driver Education School’.
  • How can I contact my nearest New Mexico MVD office?

    You can contact your nearest MVD office at 888 683 4636. Here’s a list of each MVD field office.
  • Who should bring me for my knowledge test in New Mexico?

    If you’re under 18, a parent must come and sign the instruction permit application.
  • Does New Mexico require a physical in order to get a license?

    No physical exam is required.
  • Will I need a vision test when I go for my New Mexico driver's license?

    Yes. You must pass a vision test.
  • Where do I go to get my driver’s license picture taken?

    Your picture will be taken at the MVD office.
  • What’s the next step after I apply for my New Mexico permit?

    You must hold your permit for at least six months. During that time, you must pass a TSB “approved” ‘driver education’ program which includes a 3-hour DWI component. You must also pass a state-approved driver education program and complete 50 hours of supervised driving practice.
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