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New Mexico
Residential Electrical Inspector

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Construction Industries
Regulation and Licensing Department

2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 476-4700
NM Regulation and Licensing Department

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2820 Broadbent Parkway
Suite E & F
Albuquerque, NM  87107
Phone: (877) 663-9267
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements 7
Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits 10
Overcurrent Protection 4
Grounding and Bonding 6
Conductors and Cables 7
Raceways and Boxes 5
Special Occupancies and Special Equipment, including Pools 2
Lighting and General-Use Equipment 2
New Mexico State Code 5
Low Voltage 2

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (minutes): 120
In addition to the trade-specific examination(s) you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law Course.

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Books Permitted in the Exam

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA Buy at Amazon
2. New Mexico Electrical Code (NMAC 14.10.4), 2014, New Mexico Commission of Public Records. Doc Link
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 Feb-2017