Rio arriba County Treasurer's Office


Public Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Office Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mailing address:
P.O Box 548
Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575

Phone number:
575-588-7727 Tierra Amarilla
505-753-1663 Espanola


Responsibilities of The Treasurer's Office:

The Treasurer's Office is responsible for all monies received and disbursed for the county and state agent for licenses as put for by laws.

In addition to collecting taxes, the County Treasurer is responsible for making distributions to the statutory beneficiaries of the county which include State Debt Service, Chama Valley Schools, Dulce Independent Schools, Espanola Public Schools, Jemez Mountain Schools, Mesa Vista Independent Schools, Penasco Independent Schools, Northern New Mexico College, East Rio Arriba Soil and Water Conservation District, Upper Chama Soil and Water Conservation District, Cuba Soil and Water Conservation District, Upper Rio Grande Water Shed, Presbyterian Espanola Hospital, City of Espanola and The Village of Chama

Misson Statement:

Serving the residents of Rio Arriba County in a courteous, professional, and efficient manner is priority.  We recognize our responsibility to meet the needs of the communities we serve and will continue to search for innovative ways to further improve the service our customers expect and deserve. Our staff will continue to carry out their duties with the utmost dedication and integrity as we strive to be the standard of excellence


Review or Pay your Property Taxes Online!

The Rio Arriba County Treasurer’s Office is now accepting property tax payments online.
Online payments may be submitted using your VISA, MasterCard, Discover, bank debit card, or by electronic transfer from your checking account. You will be able to print a transaction receipt as confirmation of payment.

  • A service fee of 2.95% with a $2.00 minimum per transaction will be applied to the total charge.
  • A flat fee of $1.50 will be applied for electronic transfer from your checking account “E-Checks”.
  • All service fees charged on debit/credit transactions are retained by the payment processing company and will show as “AMS SERVICE FEE ” on your cardholder statement.
  • All service fees are non-refundable.
  • Rio Arriba County does not charge or retain any of these fees.

The Treasurer’s Office is not responsible for payments made on the incorrect account so please verify all the information before remitting payment.

Click here to review or pay taxes online:

Payment Options


 Livia Olguin

Rio Arriba County Treasurer 

 Meet Treasurer Livia Olguin

Deputy Treasurer

 Juanita Salazar 

Chief Deputy Treasurer

Tierra Amarilla Staff:

Treasurer Accountant

Gilbert J. Martinez

Treasurer Tech I

Bernadette Ulibarri 

Española Staff:

Administrative Assistant I

Margo Garcia

Treasurer Tech I

Cathy E. Martinez

Treasurer Tech I

Christina Romero