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Basic RiderCourse 2-License Waiver

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic RiderCourse 2-License Waiver (BRC2-License Waiver) is a unique riding curriculum offered through the New Mexico Motorcycle Safety Program (NMMSP) and qualifies as a New Mexico MVD License Testing Waiver.

Designed for individuals that are actively riding or have street riding experience, possessing some street riding skills.

  • 8-hour Course starts with an eCourse you complete online before attending in-person instruction. A link will be sent via email at the time of registration. 
  • On-motorcycle exercises designed to further develop your riding skills on your own motorcycle in a secure riding setting.
  • Riding exercises conclude with a skills test.
  • Successful completion of a BRC2-License Waiver course qualifies you for a motorcycle license test-waiver with the New Mexico MVD.

In order to obtain your motorcycle license after training you must:

  • Bring your own (or borrow) a motorcycle/scooter and use it for the BRC2 riding range exercises.
  • Possess a valid New Mexico State Driver License.
  • Pass the Basic eCourse Knowledge Test (On-line).
  • Pass a BRC2-License Waiver Skill Evaluation, as part of this course.
What you Need to Bring
  • A motorcycle. (If the motorcycle is not registered in the student’s name, then a notarized letter of permission to use the motorcycle in the training class must be provided from the registered owner).
  • Your valid Driver’s License.
  • A valid motorcycle registration.
  • A valid motorcycle’s insurance card.
  • A DOT-compliant motorcycle helmet.
  • Eye protection (face shield or goggles).
  • A long sleeve shirt or jacket.
  • Full-fingered gloves.
  • Durable long pants.
  • Over the ankle footwear (one inch above the ankle).
  • Rain gear. Classes run rain or shine.

Find a License Waiver Course Near You

    NMMSP expects to train 2,000 motorcyclists per year and operates nine training sites throughout New Mexico.