Updated on May 2nd, 2023
A New Mexico 24-hour notice to enter is a written notice that informs renters at least 24 hours in advance that their landlord will enter the property. The letter should include the landlord’s contact information and the date, time, and reason they wish to enter the property. Under state law, the tenant must consent to the landlord’s request if proper notice has been given.
Emergency Access (§ 47-8-24(B)) – If there is an emergency, the landlord may enter the rental unit without the tenant’s consent.
A landlord or their representative must give the tenant a 24-hour notice before they access the unit.
Statute: § 47-8-24
The owner will not be required to provide any notice:
- When the tenant has been absent for at least seven days.
- If the property is abandoned.
- In the case of an emergency.
- Within seven days after the resident requests repairs.
- When the landlord is inspecting the property with a public official.
- If a representative from a gas, electric, cable television, or telephone company accompanies the landlord.