Background Report Instructions

Real Estate Appraiser Board: Background Report Instructions

Background Check for Initial License Application

Pursuant to the Real Estate Appraisers Act [§ 61-30-15.1, NMSA 1978], the following applicants for initial licensure must submit to a biometric federal criminal history background check:

  • Real Estate Appraiser
  • Appraisal Management Companies

Click HERE to view IDEMIA sites.


New Mexico Department of Public Safety
Phone: 505-827-9181

Applicant Fingerprint Process NMREAB Certification Form


Click HERE for a list of criminal convictions that could disqualify an applicant from receiving a license or registration.


How to obtain and challenge your FBI identification record

Noncriminal justice applicant’s privacy rights

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