SR22 insurance is a liability insurance that many states require of DWI / DUI offenders. New Mexico is not one of these states.
There is no SR22 requirement in New Mexico.
However, if you get a DWI in New Mexico and you then move to another state, your new state may require you to buy SR22 insurance.
If your New Mexico driver's license has been suspended for DWI, you will need to operate on an interlock driver's license for a minimum of 6 months. You will also need to pay a reinstatement fee and a license fee. You will also need to attend DWI school. Click here for an Affidavit for Reinstatement of Driver's License.
If your license has been revoked for multiple DWI convictions, you will need to complete a Driver's License Restoration Packet, and provide letters of reference.
Be prepared to take a vision test and a written test. You may also be required to retake your road test.
If you are found guilty of DWI in New Mexico, you will be required to install an ignition interlock device (IID) in your vehicle(s). You will be required to pay all the associated costs of installing and maintaining the IID. There is also a $163 fee for the interlock license. Click here for a list of New Mexico's approved ignition interlock providers.
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Still have questions? Contact the New Mexico MVD directly at 1-888-683-4636. You can also use their online contact form.
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