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New Mexico Insurance Exam Prep & Licensing Requirements

What are the Insurance Exam Prep education requirements for New Mexico?

New Mexico does not require licensing candidates to complete pre-licensing education; however, it is recommended to complete an exam prep course before attempting to take your state’s licensing exam.

How to get an insurance license in New Mexico

  1. Meet the general eligibility criteria
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • Be a resident of, and actually residing in, the state of New Mexico
    • Be in compliance with other applicable qualifications and requirements of the New Mexico Insurance Code
  2. Prepare for state licensing exam
    • Use the WebCE Exam Prep courses to better prepare you to pass the state licensing exam.

  3. Register and pass state licensing exam Before making an exam reservation applicants should thoroughly review the State of New Mexico Licensing Candidate Handbook by clicking on the Student Handbook button above.

  4. Submit fingerprints for background check
    • New Mexico requires all resident insurance licensing candidates to attach a copy of the Proof of the Fingerprint Submission Receipt to their license application. All applicant fingerprint background checks will be processed electronically. The fee is $59.00. Registration for fingerprinting can be done with IDEMIA. For additional fingerprint information please visit
  5. Apply for a License
    • Complete the insurance license application online at
    The application is valid for 6 months. If you fail to pass your state exam within this timeframe, you will have to submit a new application and registration form, and you will have to pay the appropriate fees again.

What are the WebCE New Mexico Insurance Exam Prep course requirements?

  • WebCE insurance exam prep courses follow the state exam content outlines. Students should read each lesson before proceeding to the next lesson.
  • WebCE suggests students pass the closed-book non-monitored Exam Prep Practice exam with a score of 70% or higher and then utilize Exam Tutor and Flash Tutor for further practice before your exam day.

What is the access period for WebCE New Mexico Insurance Exam Prep courses?

90 days from the date of purchase. One additional extension for an additional 90 days can be purchased for $50.

How often does WebCE report New Mexico Insurance Exam Prep course completions?

WebCE does not report exam prep course completions as the New Mexico Office of Superintendent of Insurance does not require course completions to be reported.

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for New Mexico Insurance Exam Prep courses?

Online PDF certificates of completion are available to print immediately after passing the WebCE course exam. Certificates are for personal records and is not required for the state exam.

What is the process to transfer an insurance license to New Mexico?

A nonresident who is moving to New Mexico and who held a resident agent license in another state must file a license application with a Letter of Clearance from the other state.

Apply online
Submit a copy of the fingerprint receipt. Fingerprinting it done through

What is the process to obtain a non-resident insurance license in New Mexico?

  • Non-residents may apply by reciprocity and are exempt from the examination requirement, as long as they are currently licensed as a resident and in good standing in their home state.

    Apply online
  • Are there any New Mexico insurance product specific training requirements?

    Who to contact for additional questions

    New Mexico Office of Superintendent of Insurance

    • Phone: (505) 827-4601
    • Website:
    • Mail: Agent Licensing Bureau, P.O. Box 1269 Santa Fe, NM 87504


    This information is based on state laws and regulations and is subject to change. WebCE makes every effort to make sure this information is current and accurate, however, WebCE is not engaged in rendering legal or professional advice and shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies contained herein. We urge you to check with your state's insurance department for complete and current information about its licensing rules and requirements.
    Last updated on 4/5/2024