Certification & File Retrieval

The Board provides the following services to future and current New Mexico attorneys. Certification and file retrieval may be requested only by the applicant or attorney named in the file.


Cost: $20 per document (can be combined into a single document)

  • Application certification
  • Admission certification
  • Bar examination application date
  • Bar examination passage date
  • Bar admission date
  • MBE score
  • MPRE score
  • Navajo Nation Character & Fitness Report: Certification to the Navajo Nation is made by the NMBBE prior to admission to the New Mexico bar and by the New Mexico Disciplinary Board after admission.

File retrieval / copy of past application


  • $25 if the most recent bar application was made within the past 12 months
  • $100 if the bar application was made earlier


Payment may be made by check or credit card. To request either service, please submit:


Please send your request to info@nmexam.org, fax to (505) 271-9706, or mail to:

New Mexico Board of Bar Examiners
Attn: Certification and File Retrieval
2440 Louisiana Blvd. NE, Ste. 280
Albuquerque, NM 87110