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  • New Mexico Concrete, Cement, Walkways, and Driveways

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    A GS-4 License is required in New Mexico for any job that involves the trade. Anyone seeking to become a contractor in New Mexico is required to sit for two exams, business and law and the trade. The applicant must submit a bond for $500 to $5,000 (depending on the anticipated dollar level of projects in the state), cash collateral or audited financial statement. Applicants qualifying agent must provide proof of required experience (2 years or 4,000 hours). @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course cat…

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About This License

GS-4 Concrete, Cement, Walkways, and Driveways licensee may mix, pour, place, and finish concrete, including all necessary preparatory work including excavation, form work, and placing of reinforcement materials. Includes curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and driveway culverts installed on private property, may not perform this work in public rights-of -way.

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

  • GS-4 License is required in New Mexico for any job that involves the trade.
  • Anyone seeking to become a contractor in New Mexico is required to sit for two exams, business and law and the trade.
  • The applicant must submit a bond for $500 to $5,000 (depending on the anticipated dollar level of projects in the state), cash collateral or audited financial statement.
  • Applicants qualifying agent must provide proof of required experience (2 years or 4,000 hours).

Applying For Your License

The application fee is $30.00licensing fee is $30.00 and the annual renewal fee is $50.00.

Applications for all types of contractor's licenses are available from:
Contractors Licensing Service, Inc.
3211 Coors Blvd. SW, Suite D-4
Albuquerque, NM 87121
(505)452-8311

Exam Details

  • 60 questions
  • 150 minutes
  • Contact PSI to schedule your exam at 800 733-9267
  • Exam Topics include: Estimating and Plan Reading, Layout and Excavation, Formwork, Reinforcing Steel, General Concrete, and Safety.

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted. It is available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

Exam Review Education

We offer review for the exam in an online training format. The course includes highlighting guides, practice tests, calculations, instructor support and test taking tips/strategies. Each time you take a practice test, the questions are randomly generated from our database. Therefore, you will never see the same test twice, guaranteeing you the best review possible for your examination.

Continuing Education

None

Reciprocity Agreement

None at this time.

How It Works

1

Obtain pre-approval from the state (if applicable).

2

Purchase Exam Prep materials.

3

Schedule and pass your state exams.

4

Submit to the state your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance.