New Mexico Department of Public Safety

New Mexico Department of Public Safety Concealed Carry Information

Concealed Handgun License Forms

Concealed Handgun License Application (New & Renewal)

Concealed Handgun License FAQ's

Reciprocity Agreements

Rules and Regulations


Applicant Fingerprinting and Background Checks

Applicant Processing

3M Cogent Applicant Fingerprinting Online Services


Ammoman: Online resource for ammunition

Comp-Tac Victory Gear: Excellent kydex holsters, magazine carriers, pistol belts

Cor-Bon Ammunition: Premium defensive and hunting ammo

Gun Tote'n Mamas: Affordable leather concealed carry handbags

The Outdoorsman of Santa Fe

Information Resources

The Gun Zone: The gunperson's authoritative internet information resource

Keep and Bear Arms: Firearms news and information resource

Killology Research Group: LTC Dave Grossman, scholarly writings on the psychology of combat

Personal Defense Network: Videos and articles on self defense.

Sheepdog Seminars Group: Seminars by LTC Dave Grossman.

Child Safety

Take the Challenge (Media education program for young people)

Project Childsafe (Gun safety program and resources for young people)

Project Childsafe Gun Safety Video on YouTube

Legal Information on state and Federal firearms law Summary of Federal Firearms Laws

Dave Kopel: Scholarly writings on 2nd Amendment legal issues

New Mexico Department of Public Safety Concealed Carry information

NRA Institute for Legislative Action

NRA Institute for Legislative Action: Gun Laws

NRA Institute for Legislative Action: New Mexico Firearms Laws


Gun Owners of America

International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA)

Los Alamos Sportsmen's Club

National Rifle Association

the New Mexico Shooting Sports Association

Northern Rio Grande Sportsman's Club

The Second Amendment Foundation


Defense Training International, Inc.: Firearms training by John Farnam & Vicki Farnam

Defense Training International for Women: Firearms training focused on women

Frank Pytko, Firearms Instructor: NRA Certified, NM DPS Approved CHL Instructor