In New Mexico, you an unlimited number of tries to get your New Mexico driver’s license. However, you don't want to waste a lot of time and end up paying extra fees because you couldn't pass the tests on the firt stry. Use our list of New Mexico driver’s license resources to make the most of your first attempt.
Teen Permit Test
The New Mexico permit practice test is for anyone learning to drive for the first time, whether or not you’re a teenager. Getting the permit is the first step to getting your New Mexico driver’s license if you’ve never held a driver’s license before.
Renewing Driver’s License Test
You only have to take the New Mexico driver’s license renewal test if your New Mexico driver's license has been expired for more than a year. Otherwise, you don't have to take the test.
New to State Driver’s License Test
If you a new New Mexico resident, you are required to take the New Mexico new-to-state driver’s license test, only if your old license has been expired for more than a year. Otherwise, you can get your New Mexico driver's license without taking this test.
State Driving Manual / Handbook
If you could only use one resource to help you get your New Mexico driver’s license, that one resource would be the New Mexico driving manual. This handbook has all the information that could appear on the test, as well as information on what to bring and what to expect. Click the link to download the latest version.
Road Signs Practice Test
In New Mexico, there may not be a separate road sign test, but that doesn't mean you don't want to study them either. Use our New Mexico road signs practice test to make sure you don't get these questions wrong.
New Mexico Driver’s License Blog Posts
We also have our daily driver blog that publishes posts about preparing for the test, safe driving, and current driving laws. Below are a few links we recommend reading so that you are not only prepared to take the driver’s license test, but also prepared to drive with your license in the state: