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New Mexico Part 1 and Part 2 Combo

The complete combo package includes:

  • All the books for the NM Residential & Commercial Exams & Business Law
  • Pre-printed book tabs for all the books
  • Each Book's Individual Highlighting Presentation
  • Audio tracks for each book to help with some memorization
  • Digital Study Guides
  • Quizzes for each individual book
  • Book lookup exercises
  • Unlimited practice exams
  • Unlimited coaching
  • Unlimited support
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    State Requirements & Application

    * Requires 4 years experience.

    * Any one engaged in construction-related contracting in New Mexico must be licensed.

    * The New Mexico Business and Law exam is also required to be passed to obtain your contractor's license.

    * Pre-Approval is required to sit for the exam. Approval takes 7 business days on average.

    * New Mexico issues contracting licenses in approximately 100 different classifications.
    These classifications can be found in the New Mexico Administrative Code, Title 14, Chapter 6.

    * Definition of a contractor for New Mexico can be found in the Construction Industries Licensing Act, NMSA 1978, Section 60-13-3

    Board Contact Information:

    New Mexico Regulation & Licensing Department
    Construction Industries Division
    Toney Anaya Building
    2550 Cerrillos Rd.
    Sante Fe, NM 87113

    Phone: 505.476.4770
    Website: New Mexico Contractors Board
    FAQs: New Mexico FAQ

    License Application and Approval: Licensing is handled by PSI
    877.663.9267 to get a live person, press 1, then 16790
    Application Download and Processing Info: Applications are processed in 7-10 business days. If the application is not approved, the entire application package and application fee will be returned (less a $30 rejection fee) Click here to download the application

    The application fee for a new GB-2 pr GB-98 contractor license is $30. The license fee is $100 per year for each classification

    To obtain a license application and other forms for New Mexico, go to New Mexico Application

    Test Information

    Test Information: This test covers information in the 8 subject areas below. The questions are created from content in the 10 book set shown below the following chart.
    Candidate Information Bulletin: Click here to download the bulletin.

    Exam Information
    Exam Fee $134.53
    Number of Questions 100
    Passing Score 77% or 81 Questions
    Time Limit 330 Minutes

    Subject Area Number of Questions
    Sitework, Footings and Foundations 10
    Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement
    Masonry 10
    Carpentry 6
    Metals 10
    Roofing 6
    Associated Trades 10
    Estimating, Plan Reading and General Code Requirements 27
    Osha Safety 6


    New Mexico does not offer reciprocity with any other states.

    Permitted Work

    With this license you may erect, alter, repair or demolish residential and commercial buildings, and certain structures, excluding those structures covered by the EE, GA, GF or MM classifications.Includes all work described by the GB-2 and GS specialty classifications.