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Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Registration 

Last Updated: 7/08/14

New Mexico Resident Registration

Registration is required for OHVs prior to using on any PUBLIC LANDs in New Mexico and must be displayed.

 

Vehicles that are considered OHVs & must be registered include:

  • All-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
  • Dirt bikes
  • Off-road vehicles (ORVs, UTVs or Mule type vehicles)
  • Snowmobiles

See images on the right for display requirements.

REGISTRATION AND FEES:

New Mexico residents are required to register their OHV at any Motor Vehicle Division Field Office

Contact: New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) at Taxation and Revenue.

Phone: (505) 827-4636      Toll-free: (888) 683-4636

$53 for initial registration - $50 thereafter

OHVs must be renewed every two years - if used on public lands

 

Out of State Vistor Permitting

Non-resident permitting is required for OHVs prior to using on any PUBLIC LANDs in New Mexico and must be displayed.

 

Vehicles that are considered to be OHVs & must be permitted include:

  • All-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
  • Dirt bikes
  • Off-road vehicles (ORVs, UTVs or Mule type vehicles)
  • Snowmobiles

 

See images on the right for display requirements.

Nonresident permits can only be purchased online with a Visa or Mastercard.

 

Nonresident permit and use fees*

Contact: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

Phone: (505) 476-8000

Web site: www.B4uRide.com or www.wildlife.state.nm.us

Or any New Mexico Department of Game and Fish office

 

Two-year permit: (Must be renewed every two years from the date of initial registration.) $48
90-day permit:$18

 

*Non-residents who have proof of a valid OHV registration, user fee or similar fee, may not need to purchase the New Mexico Permit. Please check the Web site for a listing of those states.

 

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