Motorcycle License
Costs Include MVD Express Convenience Fee + All Applicable State Fees and Tax.

If the call of the open road is calling to you but you’re wondering where to get a motorcycle license in New Mexico, MVD express is the place for all of your MVD motorcycle licenses needs.

How Do I Get a Motorcycle License

In the state of New Mexico, applying for a motorcycle license requires:

    • A motorcycle license test
    • A road test
    • The completion of a motorcycle safety course
    • A combination of the three

The type or types of tests you will need are determined by your age and the type of motorcycle you are planning on driving.

MVD Motorcycle License Requirements and Restrictions

There are three types of motorcycle licenses in New Mexico:

New Class M 13+ License

New Class M 15+ License

New Class M 18+ License

  • Required to be 13 years of age or older
  • Completion of a Motorcycle Safety Course (Basic Rider Course) is required
  • Motorcycles must be under 100cc
  • Need a parent or guardian’s signature
  • Must wear a helmet
  • No passengers are allowed
  • License will have Y or Z endorsement ONLY

 

 

 

 

 

  • Required to be 15 years of age or older
  • Completion of Motorcycle Safety Course (Basic Rider Course) is required
  • Motorcycle license exam is waived with completion of the Motorcycle Safety Course
  • Need a parent or guardian’s signature
  • Must wear a helmet
  • An instruction permit with a motorcycle endorsement may not carry a passenger while operating a motorcycle.
  • Will receive a license with W, Y, or Z endorsement (endorsement may be added to a Permit, Provisional or Driver’s License)
  • Required to be 18 years of age or older
  • Required to take a written motorcycle license exam and a road test on a motorcycle the size of the sought endorsement (exam waived with completion of Motorcycle Safety Course—Basic Rider Course)
  • Will receive a motorcycle license with W, Y or Z endorsement or W, Y or Z endorsement may be added to driver’s license based on size of motorcycle used to complete test

 

 

 

 

Please note that any proofs of residency must be original and not older than 90 days. Any documents for proof of residency over 90 days old will not be accepted.

Once you have completed the required course work, bring all proofs of completion to MVD Express along with:

  • Original State-Issued Birth Certificate or Certified Copy
  • Social Security card
  • 2 proofs of residency (P.O. boxes are not allowed)
  • A parent or guardian (if their signature is required)
  • Proof that you have completed any required course work or taken the motorcycle license exam
  • Eyeglasses or contacts for the vision test (if you need them)

Motorcycle licenses are $18 or a four-year license and $34 for an eight-year license.

MVD Express—The Place for Your MVD Motorcycle License Needs

If you’re wondering where to get a motorcycle license, look no further than MVD Express. We are here to meet all of your motorcycle licensing needs with knowledgeable, helpful and fast service so that you can Get In, Get Out and Get Going!

Call us at 505.294.1732
or in Las Cruces at 575.373.8247.

MVD Express is proud to serve New Mexico with locations in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe and Las Cruces.