The Signed Language Interpreting Practices Act, Section 61-34-1 through 61-34-17, went into effect in 2009 and requires all sign language interpreters in the state of New Mexico to hold a license.  The program is part of the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department. For more information on licensing including applications, fee schedules, grievance procedures, board meetings, and the state database please visit

Questions regarding licensing should be directed to:

Signed Language Interpreting Practices Board
P.O. Box 25101
Santa Fe, NM 87505