New Mexico Private Investigators Licensing Requirements

The requirements to get a PI’s license in New Mexico may change.  Below are a current list of the general requirements. Please visit the states website for the most up-to-date list of requirements.

Minimum requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a residents of the United States
  • Have no felony, domestic violence, or abuse convictions
  • Have no misdemeanor convictions associated with theft, honesty, fraud, or sale or use of controlled substances

Licensing Requirements:

  • 6,000 hours or 5 Years working as:
    • Investigation for the purpose of obtaining information regarding crimes or threats
    • The investigation of persons
    • Investigation for the purpose of locating or recovering lost or stolen property
    • Securing evidence to be used in court, in investigative committees, or for law enforcement officers

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Licensing Authority in New Mexico:

PI’s licensing in New Mexico is governed by the Private Investigations Advisory Board.

New Mexico Private Investigations Advisory Board
2550 Cerrillos Rd #3rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: (505) 476-4500

New Mexico Professional Security Association

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