Construction Trade Exam Research Area

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


Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Drainage Waste and Vents 20
Water Supply Systems 10
Backflow Prevention 8
Storm Drainage Systems 5
Plumbing Fixtures, including Water Heaters 9
General Regulations 12
Interceptors and Traps 6
Septic and Sewer 5

Total number of test questions: 75
Time allowed (minutes): 200
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. New Mexico Plumbing Code (NMAC 14.8.2), NMCPR Web Page Link
2. Uniform Plumbing Code, 2012, IAPMO Buy at Amazon
3. NFPA 54: National Fuel Gas Code, 2006, NFPA Buy at Amazon
4. New Mexico Liquid Waste Disposal Regulations (NMAC 20.7.3), NMCPR Web Page Link
5. New Mexico Mechanical Code (NMAC 14.9.2), NMCPR Web Page Link
6. Uniform Mechanical Code, 2012, IAPMO Buy at Amazon
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