Treasurer

Mission Statement

To provide accurate, efficient, fair, courteous and transparent service to the taxpayers of Otero County in the collection and safekeeping of property tax revenues and other county revenues.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:30*pm

*We close at 4:30 because we agree with our auditor's recommendation that the counting of our drawers should not occur when the doors are open to the public.


Taxes are due in 2 installments:

First half due November 10; delinquent after December 10 

Second half is due April 10; delinquent after May 10


Make Checks Payable to:

Otero County Treasurer

1104 N. White Sands, Suite A

Alamogordo, NM 88310


COVID-19 Information
Recently passed legislation provides some relief due to the affects of COVID-19. This legislation allows our office to waive penalty and interest legally under the following conditions:

  • The fee waiver applies only to the second half of the 2019 tax liability
  • The account must be in good standing prior to May 10, 2020.
  • Payment for the tax balance must be made in full before May 10, 2021.

**No deferments or waivers have been passed for the 2020 tax bills.