Requirements to Obtain Your New Mexico Associate Broker License
1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
2. Register for and complete 90 hours of required education:
In order to apply for the New Mexico Real Estate License Exam, the state requires you to complete 90 hours of New Mexico Real Estate Commission-approved real estate courses. Brightwood offers two education options that fulfill the 90-hour requirement. Your courses are offered by Brightwood College | San Antonio (Ingram).
3. Take the New Mexico Associate Broker Licensing Exam
Applicant must pass both the state and national portions of the exam with a minimum score of 75. Applicants must pay a non-refundable fee not to exceed $95.
4. Complete your fingerprinting and obtain Errors and Omissions Insurance
All persons applying for a New Mexico real estate license must submit to the commission, along with their application, proof that they have completed a live fingerprint scan. You must register at https://www.cogentid.com/index.htm before you complete the live fingerprint scan for matching with a national arrest record database. Fingerprinting shall be done no earlier than 21 days prior to submitting documents to apply for your license. You may find a full Fingerprint Source List for New Mexico Residents on the commission's website at http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Real_Estate_Commission_Requirements_and_Continuing_Education.aspx.
5. Apply for your Associate Broker License
Upon passing both portions of the exam, you have 6 months to apply for your New Mexico Associate Broker’s License, or you will be required to take the exam again.