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New Mexico

ES-3 Low Voltage Licensing, Education & Exam Prep

In order to obtain this type of contractor license in New Mexico, the NM Low Voltage License exam must be passed in addition to the Business Law exams. The Business Law exam is a requirement for all New Mexico contractors. 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 ES-3 Low Voltage License.

  • $279
    Exam Prep
  • $601 $549
    Prep, Book, Tabs

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Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

MM-2 Natural Gas Fitting License in New Mexico
  • ES-3 Low Voltage Special Systems (under 50 volts)

    Licensees are permitted to work on interior and exterior special systems, cabling and interconnections at commercial and residential locations, privately and publically owned operating at 50 volts or less; includes telecommunications systems; fire alarm systems, CATV systems; audio and visual systems; security systems; door and gate operated control circuits; temperature control circuits, other low voltage specialty systems operating at 50 volts or less; low voltage special systems cables installed in plenum or non-plenum rated walls or ceilings; low voltage special systems cables in existing raceways installed by others as defined at Paragraph (2) of Subsection A of NMAC; direct burial low voltage special systems cables; overhead low voltage special systems cabling to structures; terminations and splicing of low voltage special system conductors; associated excavating, trenching, boring, shoring, backfilling, compacting; installation of underground electrical wiring methods required to complete any of the special systems listed above. An installer of television receive-only (TVROs) (dishes) is not required to have a contractor’s license when the installation is in a single-family dwelling and does not require the use of 120 volts for tracking. Does not include interior or exterior wiring of circuits operating above 50 volts which requires an EE-98 or ER-1 classification.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a New Mexico Low Voltage License?

New Mexico MM-2 Natural Gas Fitting RequirementsES-3 Low Voltage License Requirements

  • Requires two years of foreman level practical or related trade experience.
  • Training that is classified as technical training by an accredited college, university, manufacturer’s accredited training program, technical vocational institute or an accredited apprenticeship program will be considered in lieu of work experience. Each year of equivalent training shall be applied as one-half year of experience, but in no case shall accredited training exceed one-half of the total work experience requirement.
  • Pass the New Mexico Business and Law Exam.
  • Pass the New Mexico ES-3 Low Voltage Exam.
  • Become an approved Qualifying Party

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your NM Low Voltage 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. New Mexico does not require continuing education for this license.

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.

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.


After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Contact PSI at 855-807-3994 to begin this process. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities.


Once you pass your exam 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.


Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your ES-3 Low Voltage exam, visit psiexams.com or call 855-807-3994.

New Mexico ES-3 License applicants must pass two examinations: ES-3 Low Voltage, and Business and Law exam.

MM-2 Natural Gas Fitting Contractor Exam details ES-3 Low Voltage Exam

  • Number of questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 75% correct
  • Time allowed: 145 minutes

Topics include:

  • Grounding and Bonding
  • Conductors
  • Electrical Power Conditioning
  • General Low Voltage
  • Sound and Video Systems
Exam details Business Law Exam

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

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
Exam Prep & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The New Mexico licensing 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.

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.

NM ES-3 Low Voltage Online Exam Prep

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NM ES-3 Low Voltage Bundle

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  • NM ES-3 Low Voltage 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

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New Mexico Electrical Code (NMAC 14.10.4), 2017
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NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Basic Edition

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