Concealed Handgun Carry Info

NMDPS Concealed Handgun Carry Unit
6301 Indian School Rd NE Ste. 310
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Ph: (505) 841-8053
Office hours: Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5 PM
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NMDPS administers the Concealed Handgun Carry Licensing Program under the authority of the New Mexico Concealed Handgun Carry Act of 2003 . NMDPS licenses individuals to carry concealed handguns within New Mexico, evaluates the eligibility of applicants through criminal history background checks and monitors those currently licensed to ensure their continued eligibility.

When you provide a payment, you authorize the State of New Mexico to either use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction.

Concealed Handgun Carry Information

~ Application Forms
~ CHC Applicant Information
~ CHC Instructors
~ Concealed Handgun Carry
~ Reciprocity Agreements
~ CHC Statistics
~ Rules & Regulations
~ News & Updates
~Instructor Forms