New Mexico's Driver License - MVDNow

New Drivers

DRIVERS LICENSE RENEWAL/REPLACEMENT

  • Proof of Identification Number: Original Social Security Card or W2
  • Proof of Identity- Birth Certificate or Passport
  • Two proofs of Residency
  • Marriage certificate with current name
  • Divorce Decree
  • Court-ordered name change
  • Certificate of Naturalization

FIRST TIME LICENSE (AGES 18 AND OVER)

  • Proof of Identification Number: Original Social Security Card or W2
  • Proof of Identity- Birth Certificate or Passport
  • Two proofs of Residency
  • Written and Road Test Scores
  • Certificate of Completion for None for the Road (ages 18-25)
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PROVISIONAL LICENSE (AGES 15½ TO 17)

  • Proof of Identification Number: Original Social Security Card or W2
  • Proof of Identity- Birth Certificate or Passport
  • Two proofs of Residency
  • Written and Road Test Scores
  • Certificate of Completion for None for the Road (ages 18-25)

DRIVERS PERMITS (AGES 15 AND UP)

  • Must be at least 15 years old
  • Proof of Identification Number: Original Social Security Card or W2
  • Proof of Identity- Birth Certificate or Passport
  • Two proofs of Residency
  • Proof of enrollment at a driving school
  • Proof of a passing score on written exam
  • A parent or guardian with their identification will be required to sign for the driver.

TO GRADUATE FROM A PROVISIONAL LICENSE TO A FULL UNRESTRICTED DRIVERS LICENSE AN APPLICANT MUST:

  • Hold Provisional License for 1 year or turn 18. (whichever comes first)
  • Not have been convicted of a traffic violation 90 days preceding application
  • Not have been found guilty or have an offense pending involving the use of alcohol or drugs during the provisional period
  • A parent or guardian with their identification will be required to sign for the driver

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