Alcohol Regulation Quick Links
Bookmark this page as the only one you will need to keep up with the ever-changing rules for serving alcohol in New Mexico.
- Alcohol and Gaming Division (AGD) of the Regulation and Licensing Department Website
- All Required Forms for Alcohol Serving
- Alcohol and Gaming Division Summary of Changes 5/30/2017
- Downloadable AGD rules and regulation book (revised 2017)– We have provided a copy of the Alcohol and Gaming Division Regulations here as a service to the industry. It is not a substitute for legal advice. Please seek the assistance of a licensed professional in any legal situation.
- Downloadable NMSA Statutes Effective 2016– Chapter 60 Business Licenses, As pertaining to Alcohol and Gaming Division.
- How to Obtain a Duplicate Server Permit
- High Cost of DWI in New Mexico
- Frequently Asked Questions from Alcohol and Gaming Division
- AGD Memo Spring 2013 – lots of information on new laws, Sunday sales, authorized providers, training frequency and penalties for serving to a minor, firearms signage, drink sizes.
- Message from the Director – Memo from AGD Director outlining several key areas of regulations for licensees
- Premise Inspection Form – form used by the Dept of Public Safety, Special Investigations Division when inspecting licensed premises.
- AGD FAQ and info on Alcohol Sales on Christmas Day
- Alcohol Sales on Election Day
- NM Liquor Laws – see section on Happy Hours Rules
- Alcohol and Gaming Division
- BAC Chart
- Counting Drinks
- Calculating Guests Age
MANDATORY AGD POSTERS:
As required by 18.104.22.168 NMAC, all Licensees dispensing alcohol by package or by drink must conspicuously post the following Four (4) Posters:
AND, Choose ONE of the following Firearm Posters, as appropriate:
To be posted in any restaurant that has elected to prohibit firearms of any kind, whether open or concealed, on its licensed premises by conspicuously posting this sign, and in all other licensed premise that are licensed to sell beer, wine, or spirits for on-premise consumption.
To be posted on all licensed premises that do not sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premise, or restaurant that has not elected to prohibit firearms of any kind whether open or concealed, on its premise by conspicuously posting the sign on its premises.
To be posted on all licensed premises that do not sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises but choose to prohibit all firearms at the election of the landowner.
Please note that 22.214.171.124 only addressed criminal liability. This rule does not address the rights of any licensee to prohibit firearms under civil law.
Memo from Director-Changes in the Law for Firearms, issued 8/16/2011