Voting & Elections
Information on Voting and Elections in the State of New Mexico.
Candidates & Campaigns
Information on how to become a candidate and about complying with campaign finance disclosure and reporting requirements.
Legislation, Lobbying & Legal Resources
Learn about Lobbying in our state. Find Legislative information to include Signed & Chaptered Bills and Legal Resources.
Start a business, maintain a business or get general information on registered businesses in New Mexico.
Notary & Apostille
Become a notary, renew your notary commission, or obtain information about apostilles or certification of official documents.
File UCC's, AG Liens, register a trademark or other commercial filings.
Safe at Home
New Mexico’s statewide address confidentiality program administered by the Secretary of State to assist victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking or similar types of crimes to receive mail using the Secretary of State’s address as a substitute for their own.
Learn about how we protect your voter and business information. You might also find a tip or two that will help you secure your information as well.
About New Mexico
Learn about New Mexico Government, History, State Symbols, State Songs and other important information about our state.
Unofficial Election Results
Results will become available after 7 PM on Election Day, November 2, 2021 and will be posted as they are received from the county offices.
Election Day Voter Hotline
Toll Free: 1-800-477-3632
Santa Fe: 505-827-3600 Option 2
The Election Day Voter Hotline is available on Election Day, November 2, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM to assist voters with questions or concerns.
Notary & Apostille
Renew a Notary Commission
Renewals can be submitted any time prior to the notary commission expiration date. If a renewal is submitted before the expiration date, the notary will retain the same month and day expiration, with a new 4-year date. If there is a lapse in renewal, a new expiration date will be established based on the date of approval.
Applicants who are renewing their commission do not need to retake the qualification course and exam (if taken after 01/01/2022) so long as their commission has not expired more than one year. The renewal application will require the original certificate of completion to be provided when filing.
Within 45 days of the notary application being approved the notary must purchase and provide proof of their official stamp by filing a Notary Public Stamp Registration. See Official Stamp Requirements by Type.
If the stamp registration is not completed within45 days, the Secretary of State is required to refer the notary to the State Ethics Commission
Commission and Recommission
- A Notary Public is commissioned for a term of four(4) years. Once approved, the Notary will be issued a Certificateof Commission that provides the commission number and term expiration date.
- A Notary Public is sent a notice of their term’s expiration one month before the commission expiration date.
- A Notary Public may be recommissioned every four years by submitting an online renewal at https://enterprise.sos.nm.gov.
- A stamp registration is required within 45 days of renewal.