New Mexico GB-98 Commercial Builder

New Mexico General Contractor

New Mexico GB-98 Commercial Builder

three contractors for general contractors license

State Requirements & Application


Test Information




Permitted Work


New Mexico GB-98 Commercial Complete Prep Course

New Mexico GB-98 Commercial Contractor Builder Exam Prep Combo Includes a Complete Text Book Reference Set, Permanent Tabs for the book set Printed Covered Spiral Bound Study Guide, Audio CD's.

New Mexico GB-98 Commercial Prep Course

New Mexico GB-98 Commercial Builder Contractor exam prep includes online Home Study guide with How to Read Blueprints manual and Exam Prep.
Audio CDs in a QA format covering each reference book that PSI used to create The States Contractor Builder Exam.

New Mexico GB-98 Reference Book Set Complete

Reference book set for the New Mexico GB-98 General Building Contractor Part 2 Examination. The Contractor Exam Prep Course is not included.

New Mexico GB-98 Printed Book Tabs

Pre-Printed tabs for all 16 books used in the New Mexico GB-98 General Building Contractor

New Mexico GB-98 Individual Book Store

Already have some of the required Books? Visit our book store to complete your Reference book set with the required books

Step 1

Submit your New Mexico GB-98 Commercial application and receive pre-approval from the state.

Step 2

Purchase your exam prep course - New Mexico GB-98 Commercial Contractor Complete.

Step 3

Study for your New Mexico GB-98 Commercial Contractors Exam and New Mexico Business Law and Project Management Exam.

Step 4

Schedule your final exam at PSI Exams. Pass both your New Mexico GB-98 Commercial Contractors Exam and New Mexico Business Law and Project Management Exam.

State Requirements & Application

* Requires 4 years experience.

* Any one engaged in construction-related contracting in New Mexico must be licensed.

* The New Mexico Business and Law exam is also required to be passed to obtain your contractor's license.

* Pre-Approval is required to sit for the exam. Approval takes 7 business days on average.

* New Mexico issues contracting licenses in approximately 100 different classifications. These classifications can be found in the New Mexico Administrative Code, Title 14, Chapter 6.

* Definition of a contractor for New Mexico can be found in the Construction Industries Licensing Act, NMSA 1978, Section 60-13-3

Board Contact Information:

New Mexico Regulation & Licensing Department
Construction Industries Division
Toney Anaya Building
2550 Cerrillos Rd.
Sante Fe, NM 87113

Phone: 505.476.4770
Website: New Mexico Contractors License Board
FAQs: New Mexico Contractors FAQ

License Application and Approval: Licensing is handled by PSI
Application Download and Processing Info: Applications are processed in 7-10 business days. If the application is not approved, the entire application package and application fee will be returned (less a $30 rejection fee) New Mexico Application

The application fee for a new GB-2 pr GB-98 contractor license is $30. The license fee is $100 per year for each classification

To obtain a license application and other forms for New Mexico, go to New Mexico Application


Test Information

Test Information This test covers information in the 12 subject areas below. The questions are created from content in the 23 book set shown below the following chart.
Candidate Information Bulletin: Click here to download the bulletin.

Exam Information
Exam Fee $134.53
Number of Questions 100
Passing Score 75% or 75 Questions
Time Limit 310 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
Sitework, Footings, and Foundations 10

Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement

Masonry 10


Metals 10
Roofing 6
Associated Trades 10
General Code, Plan Reading, and Estimating 27
OSHA Safety 6


New Mexico does not offer reciprocity with any other states.


Permitted Work

With this license you may erect, alter, repair or demolish residential and commercial buildings, and certain structures, excluding those structures covered by the EE, GA, GF or MM classifications.Includes all work described by the GB-2 and GS specialty classifications.