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About MVD

Learn more about the New Mexico MVD

Motor Vehicle Division

The duties of the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) are to license commercial and non-commercial drivers; register, title, and license commercial and non-commercial vehicles and boats; license auto dealers and title service companies and contract with private partners to provide selected MVD services. MVD is responsible for assuring compliance with the Motor Vehicle Code.

Central Administration

MVD Central Administration is tasked with the overall administration of the division, including responsibility for dealers; insurance and financial responsibility; transportation; policy,  procedures, training and performance; DWI, error resolution and compliance and maintaining driver and vehicle records related to motor vehicle transactions.

Field Operations and Customer Service

MVD Field Operations is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the MVD’s 34 state-run field offices, 39 county and city field offices, and 18 privately-owned offices. Activities conducted in the field offices include driver license knowledge and skills testing (commercial and non-commercial), vehicle registration, vehicle titling, duplicate title, boat registration, boat titling, vehicle identification number inspection, identification card, and voter registration applications. Field offices aim to provide quality customer service through improved technology and business operations.

Mailing Address

New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division
Joseph Montoya Building
P.O. Box 1028
1100 South St. Francis Drive
Santa Fe 87504-1028