new mexico CDL Practice Test

Welcome to the CDL practice test site for New Mexico. Our test questions are designed to prepare you for the questions you’ll see on the official New Mexico MVD CDL Test. You are welcome to take these CDL practice tests as many times as you like, the tests are free. You will be presented with 40 questions and you must answer 34 questions correctly to pass. There is a 50 minute time limit. You may not go back once you answer a question. Click the “Start Test” button below to begin.

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How To Get A new mexico Commercial Drivers License

To be eligible for a CDL in New Mexico, applicants must meet the following age eligibility requirements.

  • Be at least 18 years old to operate a commercial vehicle intrastate (within New Mexico).
  • Be at least 21 years old to operate a commercial vehicle interstate (outside of New Mexico).

To be eligible to operate a commercial vehicle in New Mexico, applicants must provide verification that they are medically fit to operate a commercial vehicle. New Mexico applicants must pass a vision test.

Applicants in New Mexico are required to submit the following documents when they apply for a CDL.

  • (Form MCSA-5876) Medical Examiner’s Certificate
  • CDL Holder Self-Certification form

Drivers who have had their licenses revoked, suspended, denied or canceled are not eligible for a CDL in New Mexico. Applicants must possess a basic Class D driver’s license.

New Mexico CDL Endorsements
H – Hazmat Vehicles
N – Tank Vehicles
P – Passenger Vehicles
S – School Bus
T – Towing a Double or Triple Trailer
X – Combination Tank Vehicles and Hazardous Materials

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new mexico CDL License Test Tips

Every New Mexico CDL applicant must pass the general knowledge test prior to taking the skills test. To pass the knowledge test, applicants must score 80 percent or higher. There are additional tests for applicants who want to earn endorsements to drive specialized commercial vehicles. The New Mexico skills test can be taken 14 days after applicants pass the knowledge test. It includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, basic vehicle control and on-road driving tests. The knowledge and skills tests are scored independently.

Military veterans who were discharged within 90 days of the application and current military members can apply to have the skills exam waived if they meet certain requirements. To qualify for a waiver, applicants must:

  • Be a resident of New Mexico.
  • Have operated an equivalent vehicle to a commercial motor vehicle in the military for at least 2 years before they apply for the CDL.
  • Submit an Application for Military Skills Test Waiver that is signed by the commanding officer.

Additional Information

Information on the New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division

The New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division provides oversight for the CDL license requirements in New Mexico. To get more information contact them via:


Phone: 888.683.4636



Additional New Mexico CDL Helpful Links

Please use the links below to access more valuable New Mexico CDL testing resources and to learn more about practice driving tests for the state of New Mexico.