New Mexico MIP Law

Here is some practical information you need to know if you've been cited with an MIP in the state of New Mexico:

The Law

New Mexico MIP law states that it is unlawful for any person under the age of 21 to possess, purchase, attempt to purchase, or consume alcohol.

The Penalties

First Offense

  • Fine: Up to $1,000.
  • Community Service: Required to complete 30 hours of community service.

Second Offense

  • Fine: At least $1,000.
  • Impact on License: Suspended for 90 days.
  • Community Service: Required to complete 40 hours of community service.

Third Offense

  • Fine: Up to $1,000.
  • Impact on License: Suspended for 2 years.
  • Community Service: Required to complete 60 hours of community service.

The Solution

  • Comply with your court orders and follow all requirements.
  • Consult with a qualified attorney. is here to help you satisfy your educational requirements. Our classes are professionally written and easy to use. Once you enroll, you will receive an online enrollment verification form and instant access to your course. There are no complicated downloads and you don't need to drive anywhere. Browse our courses and call our customer service department or register online today.

Minor in Possession Classes

Class Price
8 Hour (Level 1) MIP Class $149 Register Now Register
12 Hour (Level 2) MIP Class $199 Register Now Register
16 Hour (Level 2) MIP Class $249 Register Now Register
24 Hour (Level 3) MIP Class $319 Register Now Register

What payments options are available?

We accept e-checks and credit cards at ODC. Payment can be accepted by phone or our secure SSL encrypted payment-processing service.

What is the price of the MIP classes?

Course prices are as follows:

  • 8-Hour (Level 1) MIP Class – $149.00
  • 12-Hour (Level 2) MIP Class – $199.00
  • 16-Hour (Level 2) MIP Class – $249.00
  • 24-Hour (Level 3) MIP Class – $319.00

All courses include free enrollment processing and free certificate shipping.

What is the process for completing the MIP class?

The MIP class will be completed entirely online. Register for the appropriate class, login to our website with the credentials that you create during the enrollment process, and get started!

Can I take breaks or use multiple devices?

Yes you can. You can log in and out from as many different devices as you would like.

Will you mail me the Certificate of Completion?

Yes we will. If you would like to upgrade to expedited shipping, you can do so for a small fee.

How much time is needed to complete the MIP class?

We offer 8-Hour, 12-Hour, 16-Hour and 24-Hour online Minor-in-Possession courses at ODC. Please prepare to spend the amount of time necessary to complete the course.

What's needed to pass the final test? Can I retake the test?

To complete the MIP class, simply answer 80 percent or more of the questions on the final test correct. It's that simple. If you fail the first time, simply retake the test.

New Mexico MIP Laws

Learn the underage drinking laws and penalties in New Mexico.

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