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New Mexico

EE-98 Residential/Commercial Electrical Licensing, Education & Exam Prep

New Mexico Electricians must pass the EE-98 Residential/Commercial Electrical License exam in addition to the Business Law exams. The exam consists of 3 parts. Part 1 is Commercial and Industrial, Part 2 is Residential, and Part 3 is Specialties. We have the books, courses, and professionals ready to help you pass. All our training is offered in an online self-paced format. Our exam prep is not only designed to help you pass your test the first time, but is also designed to teach you valuable knowledge for your career. The courses are available from almost any device, any time. We hope that you will make RocketCert your home to help you obtain your New Mexico Electrical Contractor's License.

  • $279
    EE-98
    Exam Prep
  • $636 $579
    Prep, Book, Tabs
    Bundle
Individual taking the EE-98 Residential/Commercial Electrical exam prep for New Mexico online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed EE-98 General Builder in New Mexico
  • EE-98 Residential/Commercial Electrical License

    Includes all electrical wiring operating at 5000 volts, nominal, or less, electrical wiring identified in electrical specialty classifications ES-1, ES-2, ES-3 and ES-7, residential electrical wiring identified in classification ER-1, and only trenching and ductwork associated with classification EL-1. Does not include electrical wiring defined in the EL-1 classification other than trenching and duct work as specified above. May bid and contract as the prime contractor of an entire project provided the electrical contractor’s portion of the contract, based on dollar amount, is the major portion of the contract.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

New Mexico EE-98 Residential/Commercial Electrical RequirementsEE-98 Residential/Commercial Electrical Requirements

  • Obtain 4 years/8,000 hours of Experience
  • Pass Electrical Exam Part 1 (Commercial and Industrial) Exam Part 2 (Residential), Exam Part 3 (Specialties), and Business and Law exam with at least 75% score
  • Become an approved Qualifying Party
  • Submit signed and complete application

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department at 505-476-4500 or visit the New Mexico board of licensing contractors website to submit online.

16 hours of continuing education are required for this license. New Mexico has reciprocity agreements for Journeyman licenses with Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.

With RocketCert, our education is written by a combination of professional educators and industry professionals. We pride ourselves on providing industry leading customer service. Also, if you find a better original price on any online course that we offer, we will beat it by 10%.


RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.
PURCHASE EXAM PREP, BOOKS, & STUDY!

Preparing to pass the State exam is a critical part of the licensing process. Failing the exam can result in substantial delays before you are able to work under your license. We offer industry leading exam prep and all of the required books, at an unbeatable price.

PASS THE STATE EXAM

After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Contact PSI at 800-733-9267 to begin this process. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities.

APPLY FOR YOUR LICENSE

Once you pass your electrician exams, you will receive an email with your pass information attached. Mail completed application, required documents, and license fee to the address listed in the application. Have questions or concerns with this process (or just a lack of time)? Learn more about how we can assist with our Application Processing Program.

Exam

Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your NM Electrician exams, visit psiexams.com or call 800-733-9267.

New Mexico Electricians must pass three examinations: Electrical Exam Part 1 (Commercial and Industrial), Exam Part 2 (Residential), Exam Part 3 (Specialties), and Business and Law exam.

Beginning in January 2023, applicants may choose to take the NASCLA Electrical Exam instead of the state trade exam. You will still need to pass the Business and Law Exam. To obtain a license through the NASCLA exam in New Mexico, you must show you've held a license in another state for at least 1 year.


  • Number of questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 75% correct
  • Time allowed: 130 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics Include: Licensing Requirements; Estimating and Bidding; Business Organization and Financial Management; Tax Laws; Labor Laws; Project Management and Lien Law; Contracts; Risk Management; Environmental and Safety

EE-98 Residential/Commercial Electrical Contractor Exam details EE-98 (Commercial & Industrial) Exam
Part 1

  • Number of questions: 80
  • Passing Score: 75% correct
  • Time allowed: 200 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics Include: General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements; Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits; Overcurrent Protection; Grounding and Bonding; Conductors and Cables; Raceways and Boxes; Hazardous Locations, Special Occupancies, and Special Equipment; Lighting, Signs, and General-Use Equipment; Motors, Transformers, and Generators; New Mexico State Code

EE-98 Residential/Commercial Electrical Contractor Exam details EE-98 (Residential) Exam Part 2

  • Number of questions: 40
  • Passing Score: 75% correct
  • Time allowed: 100 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics Include: General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements; Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits; Overcurrent Protection; Grounding and Bonding; Conductors and Cables; Raceways and Boxes; Special Occupancies and Special Equipment, including Pools; Lighting and General-Use Equipment; New Mexico State Code

EE-98 Residential/Commercial Electrical Contractor Exam details EE-98 (Specialties) Exam Part 3

  • Number of questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 38 correct
  • Time allowed: 135 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics Include: Low Voltage, including Alarms; Electrical Signs and Outline Lighting; Cathodic Protection and Lightning Protection Systems; Telephone and Computer Systems; Sound and Communication Systems

Online Exam Prep & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The New Mexico exams are open book. The references below are permitted to be tabbed, highlighted, and used during your test! Unfortunately, our online course is NOT permitted to be accessed during the State exam.

The exam prep includes math and accounting, plan reading, highlighting guides covering the topics your exam is based on, practice questions for each reference, and unlimited attempts on our "test simulation".

Online Exam Prep Includes:

  • Calculation Lessons - Here, we teach you math concepts and how to solve calculations on test day. Calculation topics include Ohm’s Law, voltage drop, transformers, motors, box fill, and allowable fill for raceway sizing.
  • Highlighting Guides - Introduce the critical information in your book(s). This will familiarize you with each book’s content and its layout.
  • Quizzes - These practice quizzes are based on each individual book/reference. They reinforce key concepts.
  • Test Simulation / Practice Exam - Comprehensive exams randomly generated from our database of questions. Test simulations are restricted by time, and hints are disabled. Test simulations are as close to the real exam as you can get.
  • Guide to Tabbing - This section includes tabbing books and other test taking strategies to keep calm and focused during the exam.


EE-98 Residential / Commercial Electrical Online Exam Prep

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EE-98 Residential / Commercial Electrical Bundle

Includes the following courses:

  • EE-98 Residential / Commercial Electrical Online Exam Prep

Plus the following:

  • All the books to use during the exam
  • Permanent/Pre-Printed Tabs
  • Free Shipping!
  • Instructor Support
  • No Pass No Pay Policy
  • Lifetime Access from nearly any device

Do you also need?

$636 $579


The following references are allowed to be used during the EE-98 part 1:

NEC 2017, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code

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$149

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National Electrical Safety Code 2007

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$184

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NM Electrical Code (NMAC 14.10.4)
Free / Online

The following references are NOT allowed during the EE-98 part 1:

American Electricians' Handbook, 17th Edition

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$99

ADD TO CART

Ugly's Electrical References, 2020

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$29

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Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook 13th Ed

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$99

ADD TO CART

The following references are allowed to be used during the EE-98 part 2:

NEC 2017, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code

See Details

$149

ADD TO CART
NM Electrical Code (NMAC 14.10.4)
Free / Online

The following references are NOT allowed during the EE-98 part 2:

American Electricians' Handbook, 17th Edition

See Details

$99

ADD TO CART

Ugly's Electrical References, 2020

See Details

$29

ADD TO CART

The following references are allowed to be used during the EE-98 Part 3:

NEC 2017, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code

See Details

$149

ADD TO CART

National Electrical Safety Code 2007

See Details

$184

ADD TO CART

The following references are NOT allowed during the EE-98 part 3:

American Electricians' Handbook, 17th Edition

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$99

ADD TO CART

Telecommunications Wiring, 3rd Edition

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$64

ADD TO CART

Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems

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$79

ADD TO CART

Ugly's Electrical References, 2020

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$29

ADD TO CART

Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual

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$449

ADD TO CART

Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual 2003

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Live Sound Reinforcement

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$64

ADD TO CART

Data, Voice and Video Cabling

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$179

ADD TO CART

Pre-printed or blank tabs are also available.

9-10 Book Tab Bundle

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$79

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Permanent Blank Tabs - 375 Pack

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$45

ADD TO CART

The Business & Law exam must also be passed:

New Mexico Business and Law Online Exam Prep

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$119

ADD TO CART

NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Basic 13th Edition

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$79

ADD TO CART
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