Reminder Authorized Agent Appointments  and Licenses expire on 12/31/2020 per NMRC Rule 16.47.1.8.M(1)

Please renew your appointments and licenses

New 2021 Appointment Form is Available here : FORMS

Contact Us:

4900 Alameda NE, Suite A
Albuquerque, NM  87113

Office: 505-222-0700
Fax: 505-222-0713

 

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 4:30pm

Hours at Track will Vary

Licensing

The New Mexico Racing Commission is proud to be a participant of the National Racing Compact. For Information click here: National Racing Compact

First-Time Applicants

1. Application;
  • Can be found under FORMS.
2. Picture Identification Card (Must provide one of the following):
  • State Issued Drivers License
  • State Issued Identification Card
  • Matricula Consular
3. Social Security Card (Must provide one of the following):
  • State issued identification card that uses social security number as identification number.
  • Letter from Social Security Office is acceptable (must have social security number printed on letter).
  • Tax identification number (Stable Name).
4. Proof of Fingerprint Submission:

Applicant Notification and Record Challenge: Your fingerprints will be used to check the criminal history records of the FBI. You have the opportunity to complete or challenge the accuracy of the information contained in the FBI identification record. The procedure for obtaining a change, correction, or updating an FBI identification record are set forth in Title 28. CFR. 16.34. Click here for more information: FBI Challenge of an Identity History Summary

Applicants must complete one (1) of the following options every six (6) years

 Option A.  Electronic fingerprint Submission by:

  • Registering on Cogent prior to going to an electronic fingerprinting location. Cost is $44.00
  • While registering ensure the correct ORI code is used
    • ORI:                        NM920010Z
    • Agency Name:     Racing Commission
    • Click here: To Register
  • Print a registration receipt/number for your registration
  • Visit a electronic fingerprintin location to have prints taken.
    • Click here to find a location near you: Locations (Under Useful Information)
  • Present fingerprinting technician with registration receipt/number received online.
    • The technician will then electronically scan your fingerprints
  • Get a submission receipt which shows a TCN number from the fingerprinting location you visited to submit to a Racing Commission licensing clerk when applying for a license.

Option B.  Reciprocity Form.  (out of state option)

  • Submit a copy of a license you have obtained from another Horse Racing jurisdiction and
  • A Fingerprint Reciprocity form (click here: FORMS). Please follow the instructions on the form carefully.

Option C.  Submit two (2) hard copy fingerprint cards by:  (out of state option)

  • Registering on Cogent (Click here: To Register) . While registering ensure the correct ORI code is used
    • ORI:                        NM920010Z
    • Agency Name:     Racing Commission
    • Print a registration receipt/number for your registration
  • Visit a local Law Enforcement office to obtain two (2) hard copy inked fingerprint cards
  • Submit the registration receipt as well as the two inked cards with your application to the Commission

Option D.  Fingerprint Requirement Waived if:

  • Under the age of 18 or
  • Over the age of 70
5. Anyone born outside the United States (Must provide one of the following):
  • Resident Card
  • Visa
  • H1-B1 Visa
  • Passports
  • Citizen Papers
6. Individuals Applying for an Owner’s / Stable’s License:
  • MUST own a horse.
  • MUST have horse papers in the Racing Office in their Trainer’s file.

Renewal Applicants (A copy of social security card is not needed for renewals)

 1. Application;
  • Can be found under FORMS.
2. Picture Identification Card (Provide one of the following):
  • State Issued Drivers License
  • State Issued Identification Card
  • Matricula Consular
3. Needed for anyone born outside the United States (Provide one of the following):
  • Resident Card
  • Visa
  • H1-B1 Visa
  • Passports
  • Citizen Papers
4. Must Be Current With Fingerprint Requirements
  • See Fingerprint requirements for New Applicants Above
5. Individuals Renewing their Owner’s/Stable’s License:
  • MUST own a horse.
  • MUST have horse papers in the Racing Office in their Trainer’s file.

You will need Adobe’s Acrobat Reader to view the following “PDF” files.
If you do not have it, please download it here.

TRAINERS

Interested in renewing/obtaining a Trainers License? Please contact the Stewards.

Tests will be administered by the Stewards at a currently running track.

STABLE NAME REQUIREMENTS

For requirements click link: Stable Name Requirements