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Motor Vehicle Division Offices are open by appointment only

New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division offices are open on an appointment-only basis and only for transactions that cannot be completed on line. 

On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, customers 79 and over can take advantage of special senior hours without an appointment from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. in larger offices (a listing of senior- hour locations is available at

New Mexicans are strongly encouraged to continue using MVD’s online services at  to renew driver’s licenses and vehicle registrations and take care of many other transactions from the safety of their homes. 

Examples of transactions that cannot be completed online include license renewals for people 79 years of age and older, first-time Real ID licenses, first-time New Mexico licenses of any kind, title transfers, and VIN inspections.

Customers can schedule appointments at or at 888-683-4636. 

Employees and customers are required to wear face coverings and follow other COVID-safe practices.

MVD offices closed March 26 because of the public health threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

On March 30, Governor Lujan Grisham issued an Executive Order temporarily waiving MVD fees and penalties for expired registrations and licenses and directing State Police not to issue citations to New Mexicans whose documents expired during the pandemic.


Major Changes as a Result of the Coronavirus

All district offices are operating by appointment only. Appointments can be made through the following numbers:

  • Santa Fe District: 505-827-0920
  • Albuquerque District: 505-841-6262
  • Roswell District: 575-627-2900
  • Las Cruces District: 575-528-6140
  • Farmington District: 505-599-9701
  • Compliance Bureau: QRU – 505-470-3462

Taxpayers also can contact the Department through email for appointments and for answers to questions on the following issues: