New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors


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Contact Information

Physical address:
Toney Anaya Building
2550 Cerrillos Rd., 2nd Floor
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Mailing address:
NM BLPEPS
PO Box 25101
Santa Fe, NM 87504

Phone: 505-476-4565
Fax: 505-476-4802

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Licenses

We track the following licenses with the New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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New Mexico Engineer Intern Certification

Agency:New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors
Fact Checked:7/3/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Engineering Intern Certification or Transfer Application

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:11/2/18

Renewal Not Required

Not required



New Mexico Engineer of Record Affidavit

Agency:New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors
Law:

NMSA § 61-23-21

Eligible Entity Types:
  • Business Corporations
  • Professional Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Ownership Requirements:

Business Corporations:

  • Officers and directors need not be licensed, but the corporation must appoint a New Mexico licensed individual to be responsible for all professional activities undertaken by the firm in New Mexico.

Professional Corporations:

  • All shareholders and incorporators must be individuals licensed in a professional service provided by the firm or entities that are similarly qualified.

Limited Liability Companies:

  • Members and managers need not be licensed, but the LLC must appoint a New Mexico licensed individual to be responsible for all professional activities undertaken by the firm in New Mexico.

Partnerships:

  • At least one of the partners must be a New Mexico licensed engineer.
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Fact Checked:7/24/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Engineer of Record Affidavit

Agency Fee:

$0

Notarize:Required
Before you Apply:

Domestic Applicants:

  • Identify a New Mexico licensed engineer to act as the individual in responsible charge of the firm's engineering activities in New Mexico.

 

Foreign Applicants:

  • Ensure that your New Mexico entity meets ownership requirements.
  • Identify a New Mexico licensed engineer to act as the individual in responsible charge of the firm's engineering activities in New Mexico.
  • If foreign qualifying, obtain a certificate of good standing from your business entity's home state (to be filed during the foreign qualification process). The certificate cannot be more than 30 days old when filing foreign qualification documents.
How to Apply:

Domestic Applicants:

  1. File entity formation documents with the New Mexico Secretary of State - Corporations Bureau.
  2. Submit a completed engineer of record affidavit to the New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors.

Foreign Applicants:

  1. Determine whether or not your entity will need to foreign qualify in New Mexico. If not required, skip to number 3.
  2. File foreign qualification documents with the New Mexico Secretary of State - Corporations Bureau.
  3. Submit a completed engineer of record affidavit to the New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors.
Fact Checked:7/24/20

Renewal Not Required

Not required



There is no standard renewal filing due for engineer of record affidavits, but entities must file an updated copy within 30 days of a change to the reported information.

Amendment

Form:

Engineer of Record Affidavit (Amended)

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

If a change occurs in the professional engineer or authorized company officer, the affidavit must be revised within 30 days and resubmitted to the Board.

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:7/24/20

New Mexico Professional Engineer License

Agency:New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors
Allow Digital Signatures?Yes
Digital Signature Guidelines:

An electronic signature, as an option to a permanently legible signature, is acceptable for professional documents. The licensee shall provide adequate security regarding the use of the seal and signature.

NMAC 16.39.3.12

Allow Digital Sealing?Yes
Digital Sealing Guidelines:

A. Each licensed professional engineer shall obtain a seal/stamp, which shall appear on all final engineering design drawings, the certification page of all specifications and engineering reports prepared by the licensee in responsible charge. Adjacent to the seal/stamp shall appear the original signature of the licensee along with the date the signature was applied. Rubber stamps signatures are not acceptable. Electronic signatures as provided by law and board’s policy shall be acceptable.

B. The seal/stamp shall be the impression type seal, the rubber type, or a computer-generated facsimile. Computer generated seals shall be bona fide copies of the actual seal/stamp specific to the work being presented.

NMAC 16.39.3.12

Fact Checked:5/13/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Engineering Application

Agency Fee:

$150 exam/$200 comity

Fact Checked:5/20/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$155

Due:

Biennially by December 31. Licenses ending in odd numbers renew during odd-numbered years and licenses ending in even numbers renew during even-numbered years.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Fact Checked:5/20/21

New Mexico Professional Surveyor License

Agency:New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors
Fact Checked:1/16/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Professional Surveyor Application

Agency Fee:

$150

Fact Checked:1/21/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$155

Due:

Biennially by December 31. Licenses ending in odd numbers renew during odd-numbered years and licenses ending in even numbers renew during even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:1/21/19

New Mexico Surveying Intern Certification

Agency:New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors
Fact Checked:1/16/19

Initial Registration

Form:

SI Application

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:1/21/19

Registration Renewal

Not required



Intern certificates do not expire.

New Mexico Surveyor of Record Affidavit

Agency:New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors
Law:

NMSA § 61-23-27.9

Eligible Entity Types:
  • Business Corporations
  • Professional Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Ownership Requirements:

Business Corporations:

  • Officers and directors need not be licensed, but the corporation must appoint a New Mexico licensed individual to be responsible for all professional activities undertaken by the firm in New Mexico.

Professional Corporations:

  • All shareholders and incorporators must be individuals licensed in a professional service provided by the firm or entities that are similarly qualified.

Limited Liability Companies:

  • Members and managers need not be licensed, but the LLC must appoint a New Mexico licensed individual to be responsible for all professional activities undertaken by the firm in New Mexico.

Partnerships:

  • At least one of the partners must be a New Mexico licensed engineer.
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Fact Checked:7/24/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Surveyor of Record Affidavit

Agency Fee:

$0

Notarize:Required
Before you Apply:

Domestic Applicants:

  • Identify a New Mexico licensed surveyor to act as the individual in responsible charge of the firm's surveying activities in New Mexico.
     

Foreign Applicants:

  • Ensure that your New Mexico entity meets ownership requirements.
  • Identify a New Mexico licensed surveyor to act as the individual in responsible charge of the firm's surveying activities in New Mexico.
  • If foreign qualifying, obtain a certificate of good standing from your business entity's home state (to be filed during the foreign qualification process). The certificate cannot be more than 30 days old when filing foreign qualification documents.
How to Apply:

Domestic Applicants:

  1. File entity formation documents with the New Mexico Secretary of State - Corporations Bureau.
  2. Submit a completed surveyor of record affidavit to the New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors.

Foreign Applicants:

  1. Determine whether or not your entity will need to foreign qualify in New Mexico. If not required, skip to number 3.
  2. File foreign qualification documents with the New Mexico Secretary of State - Corporations Bureau.
  3. Submit a completed surveyor of record affidavit to the New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors.
Fact Checked:7/24/20

Renewal Not Required

Not required



There is no standard renewal filing due for surveyor of record affidavits, but entities must file an updated copy within 30 days of a change to the reported information.

Amendment

Form:

Surveyor of Record Affidavit (Amended)

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

If a change occurs in the professional surveyor or authorized company officer, the affidavit must be revised within 30 days and resubmitted to the Board.

Notarize:Required
Fact Checked:7/24/20

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