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Here are several steps to earning your license in New Mexico. This is what you can expect from our state-approved, pre-licensing program.
- Be at least 15 years old
- Obtain parental or guardian consent.
- Provide identification and other documentation required by MVD.
- Have completed or be enrolled in a state-approved driver education program.
- Pass a written and vision test.
- Pay an applcation fee.
Once a permit is obtained, a teen must:
- Hold the instructional permit for at least six months.
- Complete a state-approved driver education program.
- Drive with an adult 21 or older who has been licensed for a minimum of 3 years.
- Complete 50 hours of supervised driving, including 10 hours at night.
- Maintain a clean driving record for the 90 days.
- Complete stage 1 successfully.
- Be at least 15 1/2 years old.
- Pass a behind-the wheel driving test.
Once the provisional license is issued, following coditions apply:
- Teen driver must hold provisional license for at least 12 months.
- Unless a licensed driver age 21 or older is in the vehicle, a provisional driver may not have more than 1 passenger under the age of 21 who is not immediate family.
- The teen driver may not operate a vehicle between the hours of midnight and 5 a.m. unless accompanied by a licensed driver over the age of 21. Exceptions are permitted for school, employment, family, and medical need or religious functions. (License must carry a statement)
- Complete stage 2 successfully.
- Have not been convicted of a traffic violation 90 days preceding application for a full license.
- Have not had any traffic violations pending at the time of application for a driver license.
- Have not been found guilty or have an offense pending involving the use of alcohol or drugs during the provisional period.