Applications, Forms, Laws, Rules and Required Posters
Applications, Forms, Laws, Rules and Posters
for the the NM RLD Alcoholic Beverage Control Division.
THIS DIVISION DOES NOT ACCEPT CASH FOR ANY TYPE OF PAYMENT.
Before submitting your Application Packet, make a complete copy for your records.
ALCOHOL SERVER PERMITS: Duplicate Request Form
MUST BE MAILED WITH $10.00 Money Order or Cashier’s Check and A COPY OF YOUR GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDENTIFICATION (Driver’s License, ID Card or Passport).
2021 Revisions, New Applications:
Pursuant to the new Statutes, effective July 1, 2021, the Division has provided applications to Licensees wanting to avail themselves of the new options for their liquor licensing.
Existing Restaurant Licensees that have held their license for at least 12 months are eligible to add the +NM Produced Spirits Permit to their license. In addition to beer and wine it allows for the sale and service of New Mexico spirits produced by or for a New Mexico Craft Distiller.
Existing Restaurant Licensees are eligible to convert their A type license for beer and wine to a B type license allowing the sale and service of beer, wine and any spirit.
Inter-Local Licensees or Dispenser-Type Lessees, with a valid Food Permit are eligible for converting to a Restaurant B License, allowing for the sale and service of beer, wine and any spirit.
Qualified Liquor License Holders can now apply for an Alcohol Delivery Permit.
Instructions located within the Application packet, click on the link(s) listed below. Please read thoroughly and submit the completed Application with the required documents outlined in the instruction page along with the application fee.
For assistance or questions, contact a Hearing Officer by Email:
HOURS for SALE/SERVICE OF ALCOHOL
Effective July 1, 2021, restrictions lifted for Christmas Day and Sunday Sales.
Package Sales, the hours of service are 7:00am until Midnight.
On-Premises Licensees, the hours of service are 7:00am to 2:00am.
For Restaurant License Holders, hours are from 7:00am until 11:00pm or when food service stops, whichever is earlier.
This will apply to the entire state, except for Local Option Districts in McKinley County which are allowed to enact ordinances restricting sales between 7am and 10am for package sales.
Effective July 1, 2021, Sunday Sales fees will no longer be imposed and a Sunday Sales stamp on the liquor license will no longer be required. The hours of sales and/or service will be the same as establishment hours for all other days of the week.
Sunday Sales by the drink and/or package are only permitted in those local option districts in which Sunday Sales have been approved by the voter. Please review the lists below to confirm that your area is allowed to sell alcohol on Sundays.
LIQUOR LICENSE ELECTIONS FOR NEW MEXICO
Click Here to check your Local Option Districts Sunday Sales ELECTIONS for New Mexico.
LIQUOR LICENSE QUOTAS FOR NEW MEXICO
Click Here to check your Local Option Districts Liquor License QUOTAS for New Mexico.
Tobacco Products Act
Liquor Control Act
Public Comment Forms
As required by 18.104.22.168 NMAC, all Licensees dispensing alcohol by package or by drink must conspicuously post the following Four (4) Posters:
1. Minors Not Permitted
|22.214.171.124A This poster not required for Restaurants serving beer/wine
2. Pregnancy Warning
3. High Cost of DWI
NOTE: Colored Poster must be obtained from https://shop.safernm.org/high-cost-of-dwi-in-nm-poster
AND, Choose ONE of the following Firearm Posters, as appropriate:
4a. No Firearms Allowed Poster
To be posted in any restaurant that has elected to prohibit firearms of any kind, whether open or concealed, on its licensed premises by conspicuously posting this sign, and in all other licensed premise that are licensed to sell beer, wine, or spirits for on-premise consumption.
4b. No Firearms Allowed EXCEPT Concealed Carry Poster
To be posted on all licensed premises that do not sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premise, or restaurant that has not elected to prohibit firearms of any kind whether open or concealed, on its premise by conspicuously posting the sign on its premises.
4c. No Firearms Allowed by Election of Landowner Poster
To be posted on all licensed premises that do not sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises but choose to prohibit all firearms at the election of the landowner.
Please note that 126.96.36.199 only addressed criminal liability. This rule does not address the rights of any licensee to prohibit firearms under civil law.