Q: How do I obtain a LP Dealers License?
You may call our licensing vendor, PSI, at 1-877-663-9267 and asked for the application to become an LP Dealer or you may go on their website, http://public.psiexams.com
, and download the application.
Q: How do I add a qualifying party to my license?
If you have a LP Dealers license, you may call our licensing vendor, PSI, at 1-877-663-9267 and asked for a ‘LPG Status Change’ form. Check the box next to ‘Add Qualifying Party’, and complete the appropriate sections of the form. Mail completed form to PSI at the address listed on the form. The form can also be obtained from PSI's website at public.psiexams.com.
Q: If I have an MM02 or an MM98, is there an LP license I can obtain?
Yes. For those who have a MM02 or a MM98, a LP04 license can be obtained from our licensing vendor. Testing is not required. Contact PSI,
at 1-877-663-9267 and ask for an 'Application for LP Dealer's License' form. The form can also be obtained from PSI's website at public.psiexams.com. Mail completed form to PSI at the address listed on the form along with your payment of $125.00 and $15.00 for each qualifying party. Remember, LP licenses must be renewed annually, unlike mechanical licenses. It is the responsibility of the LP licensee to keep track of the license renewal date.
Q: How do I become an LP09 trainer?
Please call the Albuquerque LP Gas office, (505) 222-9808, and the one page trainer application can be faxed, mailed or emailed to you. To qualify as a trainer, you must have certification as either an LP05, LP3S or an LP09. Such certification must have been held for a minimum of two years. The LP gas Bureau Chief will approve or disapprove the trainer application. It will be sent back to the trainer applicant.
Q: I am an LP09 trainer and would like to train an employee. How does the LP09 trainee process work?
The trainer obtains two forms from the LP Gas Bureau. One is the 'LP Gas Bureau Certificate of LP09 Training Completion' which documents information about the trainer and trainee. The second is the 'Propane Dispensing Training for LP09 Certification' which documents the specific dates and topics of training. The trainer provides at least 40 hours of direct supervised instruction to the trainee which includes viewing the current edition of the NPGA - Dispensing Propane Safely video. The LP Ga Bureau Chief, upon receipt of the completed forms, will approve the certification. Approved certificate will be returned along with a form necessary to receive a LP09 license from PSI, our licensing vendor. The certificate may be used as a license for thirty (30) days from date of approval.
Q: How does one obtain a LP Gas Inspection Request?
A LP Gas Licensee may request the appropriate inspection request form from the LP Gas Bureau office, (505) 222-9808. The forms may be faxed, mailed or emailed to you. The inspection request forms are also available on this website under "Forms and Applications". Processing of the completed forms is only done through our office. They also may be faxed, mailed or emailed to us.
Q: How much are LP Gas inspection requests?
Our Form 1 (Record of installation, Test or Modification) Inspection Requests are $20.00 each. Our Cargo Tank and Equipment Inspection Requests are $45.00 each. our Bulk Plant or Dispenser Inspection Requests are $45.00 each.
Q: How do I contact the LP Gas Inspector for my area?
Call the LP Gas office, (505) 222-9808, and the inspector's cell number will be given to you.
Q: I am a vendor using propane at a special event in New Mexico, Will my system be inspected?
New Mexico has many special events across the state such as state and county fairs, wine festivals, balloon festivals etc. LP Gas Bureau Inspectors check propane gas systems at special events to ensure the public safety. Inspectors check that only approved materials are used in an approved manner and that there are no leaks. Propane containers of 239# W.C. (100# cylinder) or less require a $15.00 LP Gas Special Event permit. Container's larger than 239# W.C. require a $20.00 LP Gas Special Event permit.
Q: What is a LP04 licensee authorized to do?
A LP04 licensee is authorized to install, service and repair appliances, equipment, and piping for use with LP gas in residences and commercial buildings except mobile homes, RV's and similar units. The scope of the work for the LP piping is from' point of delivery' to the final connection of the appliances.