This exam fulfills the state and federal requirement to obtain a Commercial Driver License (CDL). The skills test is administered by a state-certified examiner in accordance with New Mexico state regulations. The exam includes: a pre-trip vehicle inspection, basic control skills testing and behind-the-wheel road observation.
At the CNM (WTC), CDL Skills Exams are done by appointment only. Seats are limited and appointments must be scheduled a minimum one (1) week in advance. Once you have paid your CDL Skills Exam fee, you will be contacted within 24 business hours by CDL Scheduler to finalize your exam information, date and time. To schedule an exam, you will be asked to provide your current 1) New Mexico Driver’s License, 2) New Mexico CDL Restricted License (Permit) and 3) Valid Medical Card . We are unable to schedule anyone who does have does not have these documents. Please note that per state guidelines you must hold your Commercial Learners Permit (CLP) for 14 days before you are eligible to take the CDL Skills Exam.
CNM Workforce Training Center does not provide testing vehicles for the CDL Skills Exam. You responsible for providing an unloaded representative vehicle of the CDL Class you are testing for.
The cost of the exam is $200. To re-schedule or cancel your exam we must be notified a minimum of 3 business days (72 hours) prior to your exam date.
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