Alcohol Server Permits
EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2014 THIS DIVISION WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT CASH FOR ANY TYPE OF PAYMENT
THIS AGENCY NO LONGER ACCEPTS THE ALCOHOL SERVER PERMIT DUPLICATE REQUEST FORM THROUGH THE MAIL WITHOUT THE $10.00 MONEY ORDER OR CASHIER'S CHECK AND A COPY OF YOUR GOVERNMENT ISSUED ID (DRIVER'S LICENSE, IDENTIFICATION CARD OR PASSPORT)
Please see the course schedule for dates, times and tuition fees. To obtain a duplicate permit, please complete the Alcohol Server Duplicate Request Form and submit it with the above listed items.
To search to verify if your servers certification is still valid click here, and pick Liquor Control for Profession.
Everyone who sells or serves alcohol in the state of New Mexico is required to obtain a permit by taking a New Mexico approved Alcohol Server Education class. This includes all bartenders, alcohol license owners, convenience or grocery store clerks, and resident agent for license and waiters. The Division issues and renews approximately 16,000 permits annually. The permits are valid for three years from the date of the class and must be renewed PRIOR to expiration. Also, temporary server permits are valid for 120 days only, if you have not received your permit in the mail by then you must contact this agency immediately at 505-476-4875.
To search to see if you servers certification is still valid, click here and pick Liquor Control for Profession
Please be aware of unauthorized providers for the alcohol server training, only those listed on our website are approved for the State of New Mexico. For the provider listing click here.
New Mexico takes all violations of the Liquor Control Act seriously. A second violation for a sale to a minor is a fourth degree felony that may result in jail time of up to 18 months and a $5,000 fine. Additionally, servers may face administrative penalties for sales to minors or to an intoxicated person up to and including permanent revocation of the permit.
For information regarding citations please contact:
Alicia Duran, Citation Manager
For information regarding server permits please contact: