State of New Mexico

The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific
identity theft situation and/or help you with any state-specific fraud.


Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

New Mexico Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information

Toll-free phone: (844) 255-9210

NM Secretary of State

Contact for issues regarding voting and business services. 


NM Motor Vehicle Division

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations


NM Department of Human Services

Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.



Specialty Resources


Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Identity Theft Passport

A statewide database accessible by law enforcement and the Motor Vehicle Department to identify identity theft victims



Identity Theft Laws

While the ITRC does not give legal advice, we have provided a list of known identity theft laws that may help you.
We suggest that you share this information with an attorney or legal representative if you are going to pursue criminal or civil charges.


What it Addresses


Law outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution. Covers laws prohibiting phishing.


Falsifying and counterfeiting government documents and identification.



Laws regarding the improper use of payment cards and the penalties for using and selling card information. Use of skimming and scanning devices to obtain information on financial cards.

§ 57-12B-1 though 4

Proper and improper transmission of Social Security numbers.

§56-3A1 though 6

Laws regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.



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