How to Obtain Your New Mexico Nursing License | Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) State
License by Endorsement
Within 3 Business Days
Temporary License Processing
It takes approximately 2-3 weeks to receive a temporary license after all required documents have been received and the license will last for up to 6 months (must not have any prior convictions or disciplinary action to obtain).
Proof/Verification of Original State license
Copy of Current License
Completed Fingerprint Card – Proof of Receipt
Temporary licenses are only issued while other required documents are being processed. There are additional steps that must be completed to receive a permanent license.
30 hours of CEUs required within 2 years for reinstatements.
Check for proper mailing address when sending in applications as it may differ from the physical address provided.
Contact Information & Mailing Address
New Mexico State Board of Nursing
6301 Indian School Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110