Main



nm plateNew Mexico Practice Permit Tests

Getting your New Mexico driver's license doesn't have to be hard.  Use Test-Guide.com's free New Mexico practice permit tests to prepare for your exam the fast and easy way.  Our questions come right from the source - the New Mexico MVD driver's handbook.

Free New Mexico Permit Practice Tests

Our free NM practice exams don't require any registration or sign-up...and give you a score report with detailed explanations.

New Mexico Driving Test FAQs

  1. How Many Questions are on the New Mexico Permit Test?
  2. What is the Passing Grade for the New Mexico Permit Test?
  3. How Old Do I Have to Be to Get a Permit in New Mexico?
  4. How Long Do I Have to Wait Before I Can Get a License in New Mexico?
  5. What is the Minimum Supervised Driving Time Before I Can Get a License in New Mexico?
  6. How Old Do I Have to Be to Get a Driver's License in New Mexico?
  7. What Restrictions Will Be on My Driver's License in New Mexico?
  8. Is there anything else I need to know about getting my license in New Mexico?

New Mexico MVD Resources

New Mexico MVD Website

New Mexico MVD Drivers Test Information

Q: How Many Questions are on the New Mexico Permit Test?

There are a total of 25 questions on the New Mexico permit test.

Back to Top


Q: What is the Passing Grade for the New Mexico Permit Test?

For the NM written test, you must answer at least 72% of the questions correctly, which comes out to a total of 18 questions

Back to Top


Q: How Old Do I Have to Be to Get a Permit in New Mexico?

You may apply for a permit in New Mexico when you are at least 15 years old.

Back to Top


Q: How Long Do I Have to Wait Before I Can Get a License in New Mexico?

You can get your license in New Mexico when you have waited at least 6 months  after you received your permit.

Back to Top


Q: What is the Minimum Supervised Driving Time Before I Can Get a License in New Mexico?

You can get your license in New Mexico when you have had the following supervised driving time: 50 hours, 10 of which must be at night .

Back to Top


Q: How Old Do I Have to Be to Get a Driver's License in New Mexico?

The minimum age for a driver's license in New Mexico is: 15, 6 months 

Back to Top


Q: What Restrictions Will Be on My Driver's License in New Mexico?

In New Mexico you will have the following restrictions on your driver's license - Nighttime Restrictions: midnight-5 a.m. and Passenger Restrictions: no more than 1 passenger younger than 21 . The Nighttime restrictions will be in place until you reach the age of: 12 months or until age 18, whichever occurs first (min. age: 16, 6 mos.) . The Passenger Restrictions will be in place until you reach the age of: 12 months or until age 18, whichever occurs first (min. age: 16, 6 mos.) 

Back to Top


Q: Is there anything else I need to know about getting my license in New Mexico?

In New Mexico, permit applicants younger than 18 must be enrolled in driver education. In New Mexico, license applicants younger than 18 must have completed driver education.

Back to Top

Sitemap