New Mexico Public Education Department

300 Don Gaspar
Room 103
Santa Fe, NM 87501

(505) 231-4443


Website:  Apply/Renew/Reciprocate License

To determine reciprocity, an application for the desired New Mexico license must be completed. The Apply/Renew/Reciprocate License website link (above) provides  the various licenses available.  Choose the type of license desired and complete the application process.  Requirements include the following.

  • Initial application
  • Application fee
  • Sealed transcripts from a regionally accredited institution
  • Copy of current valid teaching license
  • Verification of experience
  • Copy of teacher exam scores