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Motor Vehicle Dept (MVD)

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          MVD Clerk
      Vanessa Saffell
575-395-3340 Ext. 226
MVD Hours of Operation:  
Monday thru Thursday  8am - 4pm & Fri. 8am - 11am 
     Closed for Lunch from 12 -1pm

  • $6.00 fee on all transactions, including written tests (written tests by appointment only)
  • $10.00 fee for Level I & II VIN Inspections
  • $25.00 fee for Level III VIN Inspections (by appointment only)
  • For information on what you will need for your transaction you can go to
  • MVD forms can be obtained at
  • You can renew your vehicle registration online at
Driving Tests are held ONLY on Mondays & Wednesdays from 8am - 12am & 1pm - 4pm 
  • The Driving Tests are by appointment only. 
  • You will need to bring a form of identification, current registration and insurance for the vehicle you will use for the test.
  • Driving Test Fee is $10.00
  • Only CDL renewals and CDL written testing are offered.
  • CDL licenses can be obtained in larger MVD offices in the surrounding areas. (CDL driving tests are offered at the New Mexico Junior College by appointment.)
Real ID Deadline extension

 OHV (Off-Highway Vehicle)

The City of Jal has adopted an Ordinance No. 2021-005 authorizing the use of recreational off-highway vehicles (OHVs). 
If you intend to operate an ATV or ROV on a paved road, it is your responsibility to inquire with the local authority
where you plan to ride and verify use is legal and allowed.  

OHV Ordinance Fact Sheet 

For more information please visit

                    MVD is still open by appointment only. You can make an appointment online by visiting