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Licensure Department Update

The best way to communicate with the APS Licensure team right now is via email as the team is working remotely. Please direct emails to the Licensure Manager Myra Garro at or the Licensure Specialist Danielle Torres at

We are still receiving mail every day and processing licenses; currently we do not anticipate any delays.

Licensure Renewals are now Completed Online

In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 the NMPED is requesting educators to complete Licensure Renewals Online. Any documents received will be returned, such as the Superintendent's Recommendation Forms and/or fees.

How to Renew

  • Please visit the APS Licensure Renewal page for more information
  • The Licensure Bureau is no longer printing and mailing a copy of the educators license(s). Educators now have the ability to log into the Online Licensure portal to print a copy of their license(s). Please follow this link on How to Print My License 
  • For assistance with the renewal portal please make contact with NMPED directly at:


  • The dossier submission deadline has been extended to May 15th, 2021. If an educator has a question about the dossier process please email .

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.

Important Links

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Contact APS Human Resources Licensure by email at  or by phone at (505) 889-4806. Or come and visit us at 6400 Uptown NE, Suite 210E, Albuquerque, NM 87110.