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Official New Mexico OHV/ORV Safety Course

Take this New Mexico–approved course to complete your online OHV/ORV safety education. Offroad-Ed.com is a delegated provider for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.

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Get OHV/ORV certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the $34.95 online course.

  2. Print your online course completion document.

  3. Get ready to go off-roading!

Do you need New Mexico OHV education?

You need education if you are under 18 years old and will be riding on public lands in New Mexico.

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Requirements

There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.

You do not have to be a resident of New Mexico to take this online course.

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What to Expect From Offroad Ed

Live‐Action, High‐Definition Videos

Our course videos feature a combination of professional educators (who double as professional actors), entertaining storylines, and up‐to‐date scenarios that give you one of the most effective ways to learn safe off-roading practices.

Watch this 49-second sample to see how we put you in the driver’s seat.

Comprehensive Instruction in New Mexico OHV Safety Education

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for OHV safety education established by New Mexico. Offroad Ed is the only safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of government agencies responsible for OHV laws and regulations.

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State-Approved Content

As a course provider approved by New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, the New Mexico Offroad Ed Course covers everything you may need to know in order to be safe.

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Learn Your Way on Any Device

Offroad Ed offers online courses that are fully mobile-friendly from start to finish. This safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

Saved Progress

You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we'll keep track of your progress. Most students finish the course in a few hours.

New Mexico Approved

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New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
1 Wildlife Way Santa Fe, NM 87507

Made in the U.S.A.

This safety course is proudly made to serve students, agencies, and organizations worldwide.

How Do I Get My State OHV License?

OHV education is currently required in many states. An approved OHV safety course is required to comply with the laws and regulations in those jurisdictions. Depending on your age, you may be required to have the OHV Safety Education Permit. For more information, see the New Mexico OHV Laws and Regulations page.

Did you lose your certificate? Replace it here.

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New Mexico Frequently Asked Questions

Price and Payment

How much does the New Mexico Offroad Ed Course cost?

The New Mexico Offroad Ed Course fee is $34.95.

Taking the Course

Do you need New Mexico OHV education?

You need education if you are under 18 years old and will be riding on public lands in New Mexico.

What is the minimum age to take this online course?

There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.

Do I have to be a resident to take the New Mexico Offroad Ed Course?

You do not have to be a resident of New Mexico to take this online course.

Course Approval and Acceptance

Is the New Mexico Offroad Ed Course approved by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish?

The New Mexico Offroad Ed Course is approved and accepted by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.

Is my New Mexico OHV Safety Education Permit accepted elsewhere?

Most states and provinces that have mandatory education requirements will accept the OHV Safety Education Permit. (This is known as “reciprocity.”) If you plan to operate in another state or province, make sure you check their reciprocity laws before doing so.

Quizzes and/or Exams

I failed a unit quiz. Have I failed the course?

If you fail a unit quiz, you can take it again until you pass. You must score at least 80% on the unit quizzes to pass.

Do I have to take an online exam?

You do not have to take an exam. You have successfully completed the online course once you have passed the unit quizzes.

About Your Certification

What is the proof of online New Mexico Offroad Ed Course course completion?

Once you pass and pay for the online course, you will be able to immediately print out the Temporary OHV Safety Education Permit. This is your proof of online course completion. You can print the Temporary OHV Safety Education Permit right then, and/or request that a PDF be emailed to you. This certificate EXPIRES 30 days after course completion.

What is the permanent New Mexico OHV Safety Education Permit?

The OHV Safety Education Permit is proof that you have successfully completed all the education requirements. The OHV Safety Education Permit will arrive within 2–3 weeks after you complete all certification requirements.

Replacement of Lost or Damaged Documents

How do I replace my OHV Safety Education Permit if I’ve lost it or it has been damaged?

To replace a lost, destroyed, or damaged OHV Safety Education Permit, go to https://ilostmycard.com/.

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We’re available to help you:

9:00am to Midnight EST, seven days a week.
1-800-830-2268 (toll free)