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Motor Vehicle Department

      Office: 575-395-6410
      Fax: 575-395-2243
      710 W. Wyoming Jal, NM 88252

  MVD Manager                             MVD Clerk
             Vanessa Saffell                           Marisol Dominguez

Monday-Thursday:  8am - 4pm
Friday: 8am - 11am 

We are a walk-in office!

All testing ends an hour before closing
Written Tests

  • Written Tests may be taken any day of the week
  • The Testing Fee is $6.00 per test
  • Test may be taken twice in a week
  • Upon a third failure, you must wait 6 months to retest from the first test date 
  • Test is valid for 5 years 
  • Testing ends an hour before closing
Driving Tests
  • Driving Tests are by walk-in on Mondays and Wednesdays 
  • Testing ends an hour before closing. 
  • 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
Commercial Drivers Licenses
  • 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 2025 Deadline


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