Hemp Registration


As required by state law, New Mexico Department of Agriculture issues licenses to businesses/individuals producing hemp.  The New Mexico Environment Department issues licenses to businesses/individuals for processing activities following harvest, including extraction, distillation, and manufacturing.  A brief summary of each license and document issued by New Mexico Department of Agriculture follows:

Additional forms:

If you have a special need and require one of the above licenses, please contact us.  Questions regarding hemp and nursery applications and licenses can be addressed at hemp@nmda.nmsu.edu or 575-646-3207. 

Understand that a valid license is proof that you have registered with the state as a hemp producer with the intent of producing hemp.  This license  is required by law enforcement if you have viable hemp plants or a grower in possession of raw hemp. 

Updated: March 3, 2020