nm board of nursing does not issue hard copy licenses anymore. here is a statement from their website
effective jan 1, 2009, the new mexico board of nursing will no longer issue hard copy licenses or duplicate licenses. licensure, including renewal, can be verified by using our on-line license/certificate lookup. (choose "license/certificate lookup" from the top menu item on this page called "license/certificate lookup.")
the new mexico state board of nursing's on-line verification is a service provided to licensees, employers and the public. information is updated daily (every 24 hours).
this website can be considered primary source for this information. do not accept a copy of the license as a reliable verification that the person is licensed.
results from the license/certificate lookup will display the following information:
name of the licensee or certificate holder.
type of license or certificate. r= rn; l=lpn; h= hemodialysis technician; c=medication aide
license or certificate number.
original issue date of license or certificate.
disciplinary actions taken by the board of nursing. please note: if no discipline action is listed on the website, then there is no discipline against this license. disciplinary action taken can be obtained by written request.
the status of the license or certificate including whether the individual has multi-state privileges. multi-state privileges means the nurse can work in any compact state using their new mexico license.
advanced practice (crna, np, cns) status
prescriptive authority status for cns