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New Mexico

General Building Inspector

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Regulation and Licensing Department
Construction Industries Division (CID)

2550 Cerrillos Road - 3rd Floor
Santa Fe, NM  87505
Phone:  (505) 476-4700
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PSI Exams of New Mexico
2820 Broadbent Parkway, Suites E & F
Albuquerque, NM  87107
Phone:  (877) 663-9267
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Questions
Sitework, Footings, and Foundations10
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement4
Masonry4
Carpentry12
Metals4
Roofing8
Associated Trades4
General Code4
Total number of test questions:
50
Time allowed (minutes):
150

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
New Mexico Residential Building Code (NMAC 14.7.3, IRC amendments), NMCPR
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2.
New Mexico Commercial Building Code (NMAC 14.7.2, IBC amendments), NMCPR
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3.
International Building Code, 2015, ICC
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4.
International Residential Code, 2015, ICC
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