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Update! The NMPED will begin processing extension requests for the 2022-2023 School year beginning April 4th - June 30th. 

The extension application is the responsibility of the license holder. See the Alternative License Extension Request form for instructions on what you need to provide and how to submit your extension request. 

Please Note: Supporting documentation will be required by the license holder for extensions.

New Mexico Public Education Department

The NMPED's Professional Licensure Bureau determines qualifications for, and issues licenses. They also provide technical assistance to individuals seeking licensure and to local school officials who must hire licensed staff.

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Contact Information

Main Phone: (505) 889-4846
Fax: (505) 889-4885

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 25704 Albuquerque, NM 87125-0704

Physical Address:
6400 Uptown NE Suite 210 East Albuquerque, NM 87110 Map