New Mexico Identity Theft Laws

Here is some basic information about New Mexico state identity theft laws and some contact information for your local agencies to get help. Please contact the proper officials if you’d like to get help from your local New Mexico agency or you can email us and we can try to put you in touch with a local attorney to guide through the process of helping you reclaim your identity. Please note that we only refer your information to an attorney and we are not directly involved with the process in any way.

Here at IdentitySecurely.com we want to make sure you have all the necessary information to guide you through the identity theft protection process.

Identity theft laws in New Mexico

Credit Freeze Law in New Mexico

  • Freeze Law – SB 165
    • Effective July 1, 2007
    • Applies to all consumers.
    • Free for residents over 65 years of age, identity theft victims with copy of police or investigative report.
    • How to place a security freeze in New Mexico:
      www.consumersunion.org/pdf/security/securityNM.pdf
    • Place the freeze over the phone
      • Equifax – 800-685-1111
      • Experian – 888-397-3742
      • TransUnion – 800-680-7289

Contacts in New Mexico

  • Attorney General:
    P.O. Drawer 1508, Sante Fe, NM 87504-1508
    Phone: (505) 827-6000
    Website: http://www.nmag.gov/

Other Resources

  • Equifax

P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
Phone: (800) 525-6285
Website: equifax.com

  • Experian

P.O. Box 9701, Allen, TX 75013-0949
Phone: (888) 397-3742
Website: experian.com

  • TransUnion

P.O. Box 6790, Fullerton, CA 92834
Phone: (800) 680-7289
Website: transunion.com

  • FTC


The FTC also provides helpful information regarding limiting unwanted calls and emails; computer security; kid’s online safety; protecting your identity; and repairing identity theft.

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/privacy-identity


  • Annual Free Credit Report

annualcreditreport.com
877-322-8228
Annual Credit Report Request Service, P.O. Box 105281, Atlanta, GA 30348-5281

  • National Conference of State Legislatures

www.ncsl.org/research/financial-services-and-commerce/identity-theft-state-statutes.aspx