• MVD Texting Scam -The Motor Vehicle Division is warning New Mexicans not to respond to fraudulent text messages asking recipients to “validate” their driver’s licenses. The messages appear to be an attempt to obtain recipients’ social security numbers and other personal information. The fraudulent messages that began going out this weekend come from a 972-area code with the message: “New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) Driver License Waiver Validation. Validate Your Details Below”.

     The messages do not come from the Motor Vehicle Division. Anyone who receives the message below should not be sure not to click on the link provided or provide any personal information.

  • Expanded appointment types are now available through MVD Direct Appointments – Click Here
  • ATV plates and registrations are delayed due to the transition to a new plate format. Customers that renewed  or registered from May 21 onwards will not receive these items in the mail until the beginning of August. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

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