Regulations – New Mexico

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  1. Licensing Regulation and Licensing Department, New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department, Board of Body Art Practitioners.
    http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/body-art-practitioners-forms-and-applications.aspx
    Select Permanent Cosmetics from the menu for an application and application requirements.
  2. Application: http://www.rld.state.nm.us/uploads/FileLinks/5b1cdb64d5a147fcaa29339ee8e94a03/Permanent_Cosmetic_Application.pdf
  3. Oversight/Rules Link:
    http://www.rld.state.nm.us/uploads/files/Body%20Art%20Rules%20and%20Laws.pdf
  4. Other Considerations:
    Permanent Makeup Training Requirements (Ref 16.36.2.16):  https://www.srca.nm.gov/parts/title16/16.036.0002.html

Note:
61-17B-18. Termination of agency life; delayed repeal. (Repealed effective July 1, 2022.) The board of body art practitioners is terminated on July 1, 2021 pursuant to the Sunset Act [12-9-11 through 12-9-21 NMSA 1978]. The board shall continue to operate according to the provisions of the Body Art Safe Practices Act until July 1, 2022. Effective July 1, 2022, the Body Art Safe Practices Act is repealed.
http://www.rld.state.nm.us/uploads/files/Body%20Art%20Rules%20and%20Laws.pdf

Depending on when you are applying for a permanent cosmetic license, you may need to contact an alternative source for information at the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department. http://www.rld.state.nm.us/uploads/files/Body%20Art%20Rules%20and%20Laws.pdf