Entry #1404: Right to change legal gender in New Mexico

Current Version

RegionNew Mexico
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, but requires surgery
Start Date2006
End DateJun 15, 2019
DescriptionRequires notarized statement from attending physician or person in charge of an institution that sex has been changed via surgery, along with a name change order. No options for non-surgical and non-binary trans people. No intersex gender marker.
Sourceshttp://law.justia.com/codes/new-mexico/2006/nmrc/jd_24-14-25-b2ad.html


Revision History (2)

Revision by Notdog1996

Old Value New Value (Current)
End Date(NONE)Jun 15, 2019

Revision by litui

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueLegal, no restrictionsLegal, but requires surgery
NoteRequires notarized statement from attending physician or person in charge of an institution that sex has been changed via surgery, along with a name change order.Requires notarized statement from attending physician or person in charge of an institution that sex has been changed via surgery, along with a name change order. No options for non-surgical and non-binary trans people. No intersex gender marker.
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Requires notarized statement from attending physician or person in charge of an institution that sex has been changed via surgery, along with a name change order. No options for non-surgical and non-binary trans people. No intersex gender marker.
Reports (3)
  • Newer law has been passed "https://transequality.org/documents/state/new-mexico Gender Reassignment Surgery is no longer required to change gender on IDs, as per NM Stat. §§ 24-14-25."
  • Newer law has been passed "Surgery is no longer required as of 2019"
  • Newer law has been passed

litui created this entry.