Interactive Map: New Mexico

Who is the governing agency?

State of New Mexico – Regulation and Licensing Department
Construction Industries Division
CID – Santa Fe
2550 Cerrillos Road – 3rd Floor
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
(505) 476-4700
CID – Albuquerque
5500 San Antonio Dr. Suite F
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109
(505) 222-9800
CID – Las Cruces
505 South Main Street, Suite 103
Loretto Town Center
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001
(575) 524-6320

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There is no statewide Locksmith License Required.

What are the initial requirements for a low voltage license?

Low-Voltage/Limited Energy License: A low-voltage special systems license is required to perform certain work under 50 volts.

Low Voltage Specialty Licenses:
Low Voltage Special Systems (ES-3)
Telephone Communication Systems (ES-7)
Journeyman Sound, Intercommunication and Electrical Alarm Systems (ES-3J)
Journeyman Telephone Communication Systems and Telephone Interconnect (ES-7J)
Residential/Commercial Electrical Contractor’s License (EE-98)

An applicant must submit an application to the Contractors Licensing Service which notes:

– proof of practical and related experience

– proof of passing scores from Experier (CID’s approved testing vender)

– Qualifying Party Certificate (if applicable)

– Completed Contractors License Application

– A copy of your business entity’s registration with the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department.

– Your registration with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) if you are applying as a corporation or a limited liability company.

– Either a license bond, OR completed cash collateral assignment form, OR, a current financial statement

– The correct licensing fee, certificate fee and application fee.

 

For additional and up to date information, always verify your licensing requirements via the States website:

 

What are the continuing education requirements of the State?

The State of New Mexico Construction Industries Division (CID) continuing education requirements for renewals of journeyman electrician and journeyman lineman certificate of competence  includes at least sixteen (16) hours continuing education in every three year period between  respective Electrical Code updates of which eight (8) hours are code change instructions and eight (8) hours are other industry-related instruction.

Effective July 1, 2005 proof of completion of the continuing education requirements shall be submitted to the Division with the application for renewal of journeyman electrician certificate of competence. An application for renewal that is not accompanied by proof of completion of the continuing education requirements is incomplete and will not be processed.

Effective July 1, 2012 proof of completion of the continuing education requirements shall be submitted to the Division with the application for renewal of journeyman lineman certificate of competence. An application for renewal that is not accompanied by proof of completion of the continuing education requirements is incomplete and will not be processed.

All Elite CEU license specific coursework is approved by NICET for the renewal of NICET Certifications. To update your NICET Certification, review our Fire Systems Category or Industry Code Category for applicable coursework. Remember, this is not a State specific Certification, and our coursework is approved across State lines. For up to date information and requirements for your Certification renewal, you can visit the NICET website here.

 

What Elite CEU Courses are approved for credit?

Electricity 101 – 2 hours (EE-98J , ER-1J)
Overview of NFPA 70E Standards… – 1 hour (EE-87J , ER-1J)
Basic Elements of the NEC – 2 hours (EE-87J , ER-1J)
2014 NEC Wiring Methods & Materials – 2 hours (EE-87J , ER-1J)
2017 NEC Wiring Methods & Materials – 2 hours (EE-87J , ER-1J)
Common Sense Approach to OSHA Safety Procedures – 2 hours (EE-87J , ER-1J)
Overview of NEC Wiring Methods – 1 hour (EE-87J , ER-1J)
On the Job Safety – 1 hour (EE-87J , ER-1J)
Structured Cabling – 2 hours (EE-87J , ER-1J)
Perimeter and Interior Detection – 2 hours (EE-87J , ER-1J)
Tools & Techniques for Low Voltage Installations – 2 hours (EE-87J , ER-1J)

All Elite CEU license specific coursework is approved by NICET for the renewal of NICET Certifications. To update your NICET Certification, review our Fire Systems Category or Industry Code Category for applicable coursework. Remember, this is not a State specific Certification, and our coursework is approved across State lines. For up to date information and requirements for your Certification renewal, you can visit the NICET website here.

All Elite CEU Inc. courses and Certifications are available for General Education.