New Mexico
Background Checks

Important background check guidelines and information regarding national criminal background checks, criminal record checks, criminal history checks, court and MVR fees in the state of New Mexico.

New Mexico
State Laws in New Mexico

Need To Run Background Screenings in New Mexico?

Hire Image provides comprehensive New Mexico background checks including the following:

  • Employment background checks
  • Criminal background checks
  • Drug screening tests
  • Educational verifications
  • Driving record searches

Currently, New Mexico employers are prohibited from inquiring about a job applicant’s arrest or conviction history on an initial employment application (written or electronic). Employers may still ask about a job applicant’s Criminal Record in the interview process.

Currently, New Mexico has no statewide Credit History Ban.

Currently, New Mexico allows the use and possession of Marijuana by individuals for medical purposes by qualifying patients. Employees are specifically prohibited from using marijuana at work. Adults 21 and over in New Mexico may now grow, use, and possess recreational marijuana.

Currently, New Mexico has no statewide Salary History Ban.

New Mexico County Criminal Search Access Fees

No County Access Fees

New Mexico Statewide Criminal Search Access Fees

New Mexico Statewide Access Fee $0.00

New Mexico MVR Access Fees

New Mexico MVR Access Fee $6.85

See the Hire Image Resource Library for more information and to access helpful, up-to-date resource guides for your background and drug screening needs.

Easily request our online New Mexico background checks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Fast turnaround times. Simple and affordable.

Free Background Screening Compliance Review

Are You In Compliance? These 6 steps will help you stay in background screening compliance.

  • Candidate notification (stand-alone disclosure)
  • Obtain candidate’s signed authorization AND provide
  • Mandatory FCRA summary of rights and state disclosures
  • Pre-adverse notification (if applicable)
  • Leave time for candidate to dispute
  • You decide: Hire, or Not (send adverse action letter)

Let Hire Image experts review your background screening forms and process to assess compliance with federal and local laws and regulations.

Compliance Review
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