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When you’re facing the operator’s exam in the land of enchantment, it’s truth or consequences time. But with this collection of driving resources, getting your license to drive off for a green chili cheeseburger under the Georgia O’Keefe paintings in Santa Fe has never been easier. We’ve assembled MVD practice tests for every kind of motor vehicle permit and license - automobile, motorcycle, and commercial vehicle. The preparatory tests are comprehensive and cover the exact same material that you will see on the exam. In addition, the site has collected information on situations like what you need to bring to the MVD, who needs to bring you (if you are under 18), and many other aspects of the process. About half of those that take the test fail the first time -- be a part of the half that succeeds.

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Easy (200 questions)
Hard (115 questions)
Hardest (50 questions)

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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"Thank you for setting up this website. I read the NM Manual and completed all 5 practice tests. This morning I prayed to St. Christopher and took the test and passed!!"

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General Knowledge (330 questions)
Hazardous Materials (HazMat) (100 questions)
School Bus (72 questions)
Passenger Vehicles (52 questions)
Air Brakes (119 questions)
Combination Vehicles (99 questions)
Double/Triple Trailers (48 questions)
Tanker Vehicles (40 questions)
Pre-Trip Inspection (46 questions)
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