New Mexico PreLicensing Requirements
Individual Resident Producer Requirements
To qualify for a resident New Mexico insurance producer license, the applicant must satisfy the following requirements:
State Candidate Handbook
Before making an exam reservation Candidates should thoroughly review the New Mexico Candidate Handbook, which contains the exam content outline and important information regarding eligibility and the examination and licensing application process.
Applicants must read each lesson before they can proceed to the next lesson.
Certificate of Completion
The New Mexico Office of Superintendent of Insurance does not require a PLE certificate of completion.
State Reporting Requirements
The New Mexico Office of Superintendent of Insurance does not require PLE course completions to be reported.
State Licensing Exam
Before paying and scheduling for an examination, make sure that you have reviewed the following checklist:
You must complete and submit the license application (form 210), along with any other documentation, Examination Registration Form (found at the end of this Candidate Information Bulletin), and all fees to the New Mexico PSI Processing Center.
Registration Form (found at the end of the Candidate Information Bulletin), and all fees to the New Mexico PSI Processing Center.
New Mexico PSI Processing CenterPO Box 28909Santa Fe, NM 87592
New Mexico applications and forms can be found online at:
Upon approval, you will be sent an email notification of eligibility, along with instructions for scheduling the examination.
Methods of Registration
Materials Needed at Testing Center
You must bring one form of a Government issued identification, which bears your signature and your photograph. Your name as shown on the application form must exactly match the name on the photo I.D. used when checking in at the examination site.
Important: Application fees are valid for six months. If you do not take your exam within six months of receiving notification of approval, you will need to reapply. Fees are not refundable or transferable.
Exam Fees and Test Centers
State Exam Passing Score
Candidates must pass the state licensing exam with a 70% or higher to file a license application.
If you fail an exam twice, you will not be allowed to retake it again for 30 days. If you fail an exam an additional 2 times, you will have to wait an additional 6 months to schedule and take your exam.
License Application Process
Ways to Apply
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Apply by Paper: Applicants may apply for an agent license by mailing the completed license application, registration form, all fees, and any other required supporting documentation to Prometric’s New Mexico office. All of New Mexico’s applications and forms can be found online at www.nmprc.state.nm.us/als.htm
Materials Needed to Apply
Candidates will need to forward the materials listed below to the New Mexico Insurance Division.
All of New Mexico’s applications and forms can be found online at http://www.osi.state.nm.us/agent-licensing/forms-applications.html#instructions.All resident license applicants must be fingerprinted as part of the application process. Please review requirements here.
New Resident Producer Requirements
A new resident may take the license exam before moving to New Mexico. A nonresident who is moving to New Mexico and who held a resident agent license in another state must file a license application with a Letter of Clearance from the other state. Contact the Agent Licensing Bureau of the New Mexico Insurance Division at 505-827-4601 for more information.Application Process
Apply by Paper: Applicants may apply for an agent license by mailing the completed license application, registration form, all fees, and any other required supporting documentation to Prometric’s New Mexico office. All of New Mexico’s applications and forms can be found online at www.nmprc.state.nm.us/als.htm.All resident license applicants must be fingerprinted as part of the application process. Please review requirements here.
All of New Mexico’s applications and forms can be found online at www.osi.state.nm.us.
Nonresident Producer Requirements
Nonresidents who wish to be licensed in New Mexico must contact the Agent Licensing Bureau of the New Mexico Insurance Division for more information on licensing requirements.
New Mexico Office of Superintendent of InsuranceAgent Licensing BureauP.O. Box 1269Sante Fe, NM 87504Phone: (505) 827-4601Email: email@example.com
The licensing information presented here is a brief summary only and is not intended to be comprehensive or complete. We urge you to check with your state's insurance department for complete and current information about its licensing rules and requirements.
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