New Mexico NM Electrical License Requirements and Electrician License Verification, Renewal and Application

The New Mexico Construction Industries Division are the ones who you must apply with to become a licensed Electrical Contractor or Journeyman Electrician in New Mexico. The Electrical Bureau reviews and recommends contents for the licensing and certification examinations for all electrical trades in New Mexico. The Bureau performs state-wide electrical inspections in CID jurisdiction, electrical plan review and oversees electrical permitting. It also recommends new rules and regulations, and amendments to the existing electrical codes for consideration and approval by the Construction Industries Commission.(excerpt from The New Mexico Construction Industries Division official website).


To find the requirements to pass their state exam, the cost of their electrical license, license exam and renewal fee, please contact them directly as it can vary from year to year. The codes and standards that currently are adopted by New Mexico Construction Industries Division is the 2008 National Electrical Code and the 2008 New Mexico Electrical Code.

New Mexico Construction Industries Division
Regulation and Licensing Department
2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505


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