How to Register for a CIN

If you would like to purchase a NM fishing license at the Tooth of Time Traders in base camp, you may choose to register for a Customer Identification Number (CIN). This will allow Philmont staff to process a fishing license for you more quickly using your driver’s license as identification.

  1. Visit the New Mexico Department of Game & Fish website.
  2. Click on the ‘create a new account‘ link.
  3. Click ‘I Agree’.
  4. Complete all required fields and continue to next page.
  5. Complete all required fields and continue to next page.
  6. Complete all required fields and continue to next page.
  7. Accept the terms and continue to confirmation page.
  8. That’s it, you’re done!