New Mexico Real Estate License Basic Requirements


Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.


Legal resident of the United States


None required

Basic Education

None required (you don’t need a High School diploma, GED, or any college degree to qualify)

Real Estate Education

Applicants need to successfully complete 90 hours of approved classroom instruction within three years of applying. Applicants must complete 30 hours in each of the following:

  • Real Estate Principles and Practice
  • Real Estate Law
  • Broker Basics


Kaplan Professional Schools
Phone: 1-800-777-1171
Kaplan Professional Schools

Apartment Association of New Mexico
Phone: 505-822-1114
Apartment Association of New Mexico

360 Training

Alaniz Real Estate Institute
Phone: 505-232-9384

New Mexico Real Estate Commission


  • Reply LaVonne Sanchez April 13, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    I am needing to know where to start

    • Reply Jeffry Evans April 22, 2011 at 9:41 pm

      LaVonne: Education is always the place to start. It’s the most time you have to put into getting your license, and you cannot obtain a license without it. There are schools and contact information above. I would suggest contacting them for further details…and good luck!

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