New Mexico Business License

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General Business License Requirements for New Mexico.

Business licenses are often required of business entities, regardless of their products and services. This page provides an overview of business license requirements in New Mexico.

New Mexico General Business Licenses

New Mexico Business License

Not required



General Business License licensure is not required on the State level in New Mexico.

New Mexico does not have a general business license at the state level, but local licenses are often required.

Registration Not Required

Not required



Local General Business Licenses

Albuquerque Business Registration

Agency:City of Albuquerque Planning Department (NM)
Fact Checked:11/12/19

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$35

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$35. If it is a commercial location, there is also a fire safety fee based on size of the business.

Due:

Annually by the anniversary of registration.

Bernalillo County Commercial Business License

Agency:Bernalillo County Planning and Development Services-Permitting Center (NM)
Fact Checked:11/12/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Commercial Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal notices are sent in the mail.

Agency Fee:

$35

Due:

Annually by the anniversary of registration.

Bernalillo County Home Occupation Business License

Agency:Bernalillo County Planning and Development Services-Permitting Center (NM)
Fact Checked:11/12/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Home Occupation Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal notices are sent in the mail.

Agency Fee:

$35

Bernalillo County Out of County Business License

Agency:Bernalillo County Planning and Development Services-Permitting Center (NM)
Fact Checked:11/12/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Out of County Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal notices are sent in the mail.

Agency Fee:

$35

City of Santa Fe Business License

Agency:City of Santa Fe Accounts Receivable Department (NM)
Fact Checked:11/12/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Business Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$35 application fee + Fire Marshall inspection fee based upon square footage of business

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$35

Due:

Annually by March 15.

Doña Ana County Business Registration

Agency:Dona Ana County Office of the County Clerk (NM)
Fact Checked:11/12/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Business Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$35

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal of Business Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$35

Due:

Annually by March 16.

Rio Rancho Business Registration/License

Agency:City of Rio Rancho - Office of the City Clerk (NM)
Fact Checked:11/12/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Business Registration/License

Agency Fee:

$35 application fee + Fire Marshall inspection fee based upon square footage of business

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$35 application fee + Fire Marshall inspection fee based upon square footage of business

Due:

Annually by the end of the month of inital licensure.

Sandoval County Business Registration

Agency:Sandoval County Clerk's Office (NM)
Fact Checked:11/12/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Business Registration Form

Agency Fee:

$35

Registration Renewal

Form:

Business Registration Form (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$35

Due:

Annually by the anniversary of registration.

Learn about general business licensing requirements in other states:

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