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New Mexico Regarding Registration

IMPORTANT: Due to past litigation, some registrants have different requirements in certain areas. This is too convoluted to put in our wiki at the moment. What you see here is the CURRENT laws.

Who must register?

What information must registrants provide?

How frequently must they register? And for how long?

90 days/6 months 29-11A-4 L
10 years/life 29-11A-4 L*!b/29-11A-4

Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers?

Yes: 10 years, 20 years, life!b/29-11A-5
Chart used in court: Statute 14-990
(CAUTION: There is no straightforward way to determine who is in which category. It depends on what the statutes were at the time of your offense, and there are multiple changes to these statutes. A person moving to NM will likely need a legal professional to sift through this.)

Does the state use risk assessment when assigning tiers or levels to registrants?


Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who?

Is there a registration fee?


Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision?

Notification to schools 29-11A-5.1 D Within 5 days!b/29-11A-5.1

Is there a process for removal from the registry? If so, who qualifies and what is the process?


What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting the state?

Within 5 days if will be in state 14 or more days or total of 30 in a year 29-11A-4 D!b/29-11A-5.1

What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school?

Within 5 days if will be in state 14 or more days or total of 30 in a year 29-11A-4 D!b/29-11A-5.1

State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration

What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences?

30-9-1 A.(2)(5)(6)(9)(10)(12) and E.(2)(5)(6)(9)(10)(12)
To see all of these, keep scrolling down the page!b/a9

Does the state have lifetime supervision?

Does the state have indeterminate sentencing?

What are the state civil commitment laws?


Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people?

Info for State Advocates

Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored?

What does the state say about persons who are required to register?

How does the state’s legislative process work?

How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues?

Search by keywords
Multiple topics to choose for searching

Best keywords are:

sex, sexual

How to sign up for notifications of bill movement:

Most important legislative committees for our issues are:

Contact info for state legislators can be found at:

Other Useful State Information

Contact information for state registry office

Must agree to terms and then choose contact to access
(505) 827-9297

NARSOL state affiliate website or blog:

Liberty and Justice Coalition

Other helpful state advocacy groups:

Response needed.

Other registrant-friendly state support groups:

Response needed.

Other helpful information

new_mexico.txt · Last modified: 2022/07/16 12:48 by rkdbus