Background Report Instructions

Real Estate Commission: Background Report Instructions

Background Check for Initial License Application

Pursuant to the Real Estate Commission Act [§ 61-29-4.4, NMSA 1978], the following applicants for initial licensure must submit to a biometric federal criminal history background check:

  • Associate Broker
  • Qualifying Broker


Click HERE for fingerprint process.

Click HERE to view IDEMIA sites.


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


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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