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Electrical Contractor Licensing in New Mexico

Any person or business performing construction-related contracting in the State of New Mexico is required to hold a license.  This includes Electrical Contractors, according to the state’s Construction Industries Licensing Act.  Licenses are issued by the Construction Industries Division (CID) of the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department.

As part of the licensing process, all business owners are required to act as, or choose someone within their company to act as a Qualifying Party (QP).  The QP is responsible for becoming certified and overseeing all electrical work performed by the business.  The QP must prove a number of years of work experience and pass a qualifying exam on the business’ behalf in order to gain certification.  Afterward, the business must (more…)

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Reciprocal General Contractor Licensing in New Mexico

The State of New Mexico does not have reciprocal licensing agreements for General Contractors licensed in other states.  This is due to the added steps in the licensing process that are needed to work as a contractor in New Mexico.

Out-of-state contractors who want to work on construction projects in New Mexico must obtain a license from the NM Regulation and Licensing Department’s Construction Industries Division (CID).  The CID works with PSI Services to help contractors become licensed.  A license is needed to bid or work on construction projects of any kind within the state.

As part of the licensing process, contractors are required to: (more…)

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General Contractor Licensing in New Mexico

According to the Construction Industries Licensing Act, all General Contractors are required to hold a license before bidding on or engaging in work on construction projects in the State of New Mexico.  Licenses are issued by the Regulation & Licensing Department’s Construction Industries Division (CID), with the help of PSI Services, Inc.  The CID protects the consumer in New Mexico by making sure that all contractors meet a list of requirements before they are issued a license.

All General Contracting businesses in the State of New Mexico are required to employ a qualifying party who has work experience in the license classification that the business is applying for.  All businesses are also required to (more…)