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To drive a motor vehicle in New Mexico state, you have to achieve an NM driver’s license. This DL card presents your full name, date of birth, address, signature, photo, and physical description.

In order to get a driver’s license in New Mexico, you are required to pass the DMV permit test which examines your knowledge of the traffic laws as well as your driving skills.


1. What is included in the New Mexico DMV test?

You have to pass several tests in order to receive a driver’s license in New Mexico:

  • Eye test: In New Mexico, all new and renewing drivers must take an eye exam before applying for any form of license.
  • The written test also known as the knowledge test contains 25 multiple choice questions regarding rules of the road. You have to choose at least 18 correct answers to complete and pass the test.
  • The road test will check your ability to drive your vehicle. You will be required to demonstrate some skills such as reverse 2-point parking, observing right-of-way, stopping swiftly, backing up, signaling and turning, passing, and following at a safe distance will be necessary. You should perform these techniques on a regular basis in order to pass this test.


2. How much will I pay for a DMV NM driver’s license?

The expected cost of a New Mexico driver's license is $18 for a four-year license and $34 for an eight-years-license. You should budget for application fees, testing fees, processing fees, or a combination of these expenditures in addition to the licensing price.


3. What do I need to prepare for the DMV New Mexico test?

3.1. For the written test

If you want to pass the test for the first time, you need to practice seriously. Review the DMV handbook because it contains all the answers you need for the test. During the test, make sure to relax so that you can make the best answers possible without being distracted. Our DMV practice test is based on information provided in the New Mexico driver’s manual, so they can help you be more confident and get ready for the real DMV exam. Do the practice test now!


3.2. For the road test

You should study the New Mexico Driver Manual, which is full of important laws, essential driving instructions, and valuable safety tips. In addition, practice supervised driving until you are completely comfortable and confident to drive by yourself. This may take a long period of time but practice is the only way to make sure you can pass the test.


4. How to apply for a DMV NM driver's license?

To obtain a New Mexico driver’s license, you must supply the following documents:

  • Proof of legal status and citizenship
  • Proof of your name and date of birth
  • Proof of identity
  • Provide your Social Security number
  • Real ID information
  • Complete application form


5. How do I renew my New Mexico driver’s license?

All licenses must be renewed at your local MVD office during business hours unless the motorist meets special conditions to renew online. On the day of your renewal, you'll need to bring your current license and one other form of identification. To protect against identity theft, the New Mexico MVD offers secure driver's licenses, which must be processed through the MVD and mailed within 45 days. To ensure your safety, your old license will be hole-punched after the renewal process is done.

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