New Mexico Drug Testing

For employees, employers, and other residents in New Mexico, finding fast and affordable drug and alcohol testing has never been easier. Keep reading to learn more about how US Drug Test Centers is helping keep drugs and alcohol out of New Mexico.

Our testing locations do not accept payment and require a drug test order form at the time of testing. Please click the "Order a Test" button to order your test. Once your order has been processed, your drug test order form will be emailed to you. Testing options may vary on a site by site basis. Additional fees may apply depending on your location.

Committed to Accuracy

We only work with SAMHSA-certified laboratories and have all test results confirmed by a medical review officer.

Unparalleled Convenience

With drug testing locations spread throughout New Mexico, you never have to go far to find us. For speedy results, we offer instant urine drug testing and on-site mobile testing.

Endless Variety

We can screen for dozens of illicit substances via hair, urine, and breath. Additionally, we have hundreds of drug test panels to choose from.

158 Testing locations in New Mexico

2145 Caja Del Oro Grant Rd

Santa Fe New Mexico 87507

Phone: 866-566-0261

1035 Alto St

Santa Fe New Mexico 87501

Phone: 866-566-0261

2525 S Telshor Blvd

Las Cruces New Mexico 88011

Phone: 866-566-0261

3851 E Lohman Ave

Las Cruces New Mexico 88011

Phone: 866-566-0261

2559 Medical Dr

Alamogordo New Mexico 88310

Phone: 866-566-0261


153 more location(s) available in New Mexico

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Review by A.E.
on January 13, 2023

"The website is very easy, price is reasonable, but call their customer service and you'll be amazed. They answer the phone quickly and always super competent to answer a question or give direction. Amazing - top notch!"

Review by C.G.
on December 19, 2022

"everything was very fast and smooth"

Review by J.R.
on November 8, 2022

"It's been great. Thank you"

Review by L.R.
on August 17, 2022

"I had a very positive experience with them. The person I spoke to was super helpful and made it easy to set up a drug screen from out of the area. Highly recommend them!"

US Drug Test Centers

US Drug Test Centers

We are your complete drug-free workplace solution for employers. We provide drug testing for all reasons such as pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, and return to duty. We have a state-of-the-art cloud-based software that allows you to order drug testing 24/7, store all drug test results and chain of custody forms (forever), and you can see the status of all completed drug testing. We have random drug and alcohol testing consortiums and follow all DOT rules and regulations to direct your company in the right direction to stay in compliance. We can create drug-free workplace policy manuals specific to your company's needs, and we provide online trainings. Our online trainings are perfect for company Supervisors to learn what signs to look for if someone might be under the influence. We also have trainings that explain what Supervisors should know about the DOT rules and regulations in regards to the drug and alcohol testing program. We are a part of the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA), and we always stay up to date with all drug testing-related rules and regulations. If you have any questions about state-specific laws regarding drug and alcohol testing, please contact our office and one of our team members will be glad to help you. If your company would like more information regarding setting up a corporate account you can set up an account online or contact us at 866-566-0261.

Frequently Asked Questions About New Mexico Drug Testing

This material is intended for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for legal guidance. State & local laws change frequently and vary greatly. These are state & local laws and do not over rule the federal Department of Transportation laws & policies. Readers are advised to consult with their legal counsel or industry experts before acting based on this information. Last Updated May 2023

New Mexico Drug Testing FAQs

Do employers in New Mexico need to comply with mandatory state-specific rules when drug & alcohol testing?
No. New Mexico does not have any mandatory drug testing statutes or regulations but it is recommended.
Is a Drug-Free Workplace policy required in New Mexico?
No, however, employers are strongly encouraged to have a written policy in place (Policy is specifically required to comply with the New Mexico’s voluntary law).
Are employers in New Mexico able to use drug screening for any other claim defenses or state-specific financial benefits?
Yes. Employers may be able to leverage an ‘Intoxication’ defense to a Workers’ Compensation Claim, based on a positive drug test result. A positive drug test may also make an employee ineligible for unemployment compensation if terminated for misconduct. Employers wishing to leverage either of these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
Does New Mexico authorize marijuana (THC) or cannabidiol (CBD) use?

Yes. This state has authorized the use of medical marijuana for limited medical conditions. The law impacts employment drug testing programs. Employers can enforce drug-free workplace policies are not required to accommodate the use of marijuana while at work, however, employers are prohibited from taking any adverse action against an applicant or employee based on the conduct allowed under the state’s medical marijuana law. There are a few exceptions favorable to employers such as those individuals operating in or applying for specific safety-sensitive positions, to remain in compliance with federal laws or federal licensing benefits. Employers may also be required to pay for the cost of medical marijuana as it relates to workers compensation

Can I be fired or lose a job offer in New Mexico if I fail a drug test?
In New Mexico, if you test positive on a drug test it can be grounds for termination or a rescinded job offer.
What are the medical and recreational marijuana-related rules in New Mexico?
In New Mexico, medical and recreational marijuana use is considered legal and cannot be used against you if you test positive, unless you are in a safety sensitive position.

Drug Testing Stats - New Mexico

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from New Mexico

Last Updated: March 1, 2024

  • When researching substance abuse rehabilitation centers, there are 8 facilities that offer treatment at no cost for patients.
  • In New Mexico, excessive alcohol drinking has been attributed to approximately 1,581 deaths each year.
  • In New Mexico, 31.10% of people who were Heroin users or tried synthetic opioids were killed due to this substance use.
  • Studies show that in New Mexico, 1.51% of newborns have a neonatal opioid withdrawal symptom each year.
  • Those who died from substance abuse in New Mexico were 45.89% above the national death rate.
  • The Clearinghouse did a study that shows in New Mexico there were a total of 1,413 violations out of 2,693 enrolled employers.

The Opioid Epidemic

In New Mexico, 338 people die from an opioid overdose every single year. 49.40% of doctors write opioid prescriptions for their patients. Opioid use often leads to heroin use, which can happen via injection. And, interestingly, 26,700 cases of hepatitis C are attributed to intravenous drug use.

The Cost to Rehabilitate

Rehab facilities in New Mexico are fighting to stop the abuse of opioids and other drugs. There are 182 active clinics in the state, serving 18,111 individuals every year. The U.S. public’s total spend on outpatient services is 1.29% or $29.80 million, with the cost to individuals in inpatient rehab a whopping $57,989.


  1. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), conducted annually by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  2. Provisional Multiple Cause of Death database contains mortality and population for U.S. counties.
  3. Alcohol Use in the United States: Age Groups and Demographic Characteristics
  4. United States Department of Transportation - FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse - December 2023 Report

Substance Abuse Testing for New Mexico Businesses

Drug abuse in the workplace can cause lasting damage, including a decrease in productivity, an increase in crime and accidents on the job, and a spike in employee turnover.

Ultimately, each year, substance abuse costs American employers tens of billions of dollars. Especially with the rise in both recreational marijuana and medical marijuana, employment testing in New Mexico is more important than ever before.

We're helping keep companies free of drugs and alcohol. Here's how:

  • Thorough drug and alcohol testing: We'll conduct all of your workplace drug screening, including random testing of current employees, reasonable suspicion drug testing, and pre-employment drug testing.

  • Crafting your drug testing policies: We'll carefully create your drug-free workplace policy, which is important for protecting the company, the employer, and the employees.

  • Training for employees: We'll teach members of your staff how to manage your drug-free workplace program.

  • Background checks: All background checks in New Mexico can be ordered and reviewed online in just a few clicks.

If you're ready to take the next step, learn more about our employment testing and services, or order a drug test today.

Workplace Drug Testing for DOT Businesses

Are you a company or owner-operator employed by the Department of Transportation (DOT)? The DOT is especially strict when it comes to drug testing in New Mexico, particularly for professionals in safety-sensitive positions.

We'll help you stay compliant with both New Mexico and federal law so that you can pass a DOT audit at any time.

Read more about our DOT testing and services.

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Why Work With US Drug Test Centers?

With multiple drug testing providers available to you, why should you partner with us?

Our Test Results Are the Most Accurate

We work with SAMHSA-certified laboratories in New Mexico, which are held to strict requirements when it comes to alcohol and drug testing.

Furthermore, all drug test results are verified by a medical review officer (MRO), who is a licensed physician.

We Offer the Greatest Variety of Drug Testing

We can screen for a wide range of drugs, including marijuana/cannabis, PCP, opioids, ecstasy, cocaine, methadone, steroids, suboxone, Rohypnol, and many others.

Furthermore, we can screen via hair, urine, and breath specimens.

Our Alcohol and Drug Testing is Convenient and Fast

Do you need drug testing in New Mexico in a hurry? Try instant/POCT urine drug testing, where negative results come back the same day.

We also offer onsite mobile drug testing. If you (or an employee) are in an accident on the road, a trained collector will meet you within two hours to begin the testing process.

Plus, we have more than 20,000 locations nationwide, making it simple and easy to find one of our testing centers in New Mexico. Find a location near you!

Order a Drug Test New Mexico Today

Whether you're a parent concerned that their teenager is using cannabis, an employer trying to stay compliant with testing laws, or a DOT company in need of employment testing in New Mexico, we're here to help.

Order a test online, find a location convenient for you, or contact us with any questions. We're standing by to assist you!

Available Collection Types

US Drug Test Centers offers the full range of collection types, including urine, hair and breath samples, each with its own advantages and applications for accurate substance screening.

Legal Drug Testing

Legal drug testing is a critical procedure often mandated by employers, law enforcement agencies, and organizations to ensure compliance with regulations and maintain safety in various settings. US Drug Test Centers can help you with your testing needds.

DOT Testing Services

DOT Testing Services are specifically designed to meet the stringent drug and alcohol testing requirements mandated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for safety-sensitive positions in the transportation industry, ensuring compliance and public safety.

Laboratory Testing Services

Looking for nationwide laboratory testing? US Drug Test Centers has partnered with eNational Testing to offer laboratory testing such as blood titers (MMR, Varicella, Hep B), QuantiFERON (TB Blood) Testing, Mens & Womens health panels, allergy testing and much more! You can simply order a health lab test or panel online 24/7 and go in for testing the same day at over 2,700 locations nationwide.

Scheduling your preventative health laboratory testing in New Mexico here.

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