New Mexico residents looking to obtain their concealed carry license must become familiar with the state laws and gun rights that apply to them. The state is home to over 2 million people and has distributed around 48,000 concealed carry licenses as of October 2021. That means roughly 1.62% of the population is licensed for New Mexico concealed carry.
Understanding how New Mexico gun rights translate across state lines is called reciprocity. Some states will recognize your New Mexico concealed carry license, some will do so partially, and others won’t honor it at all.
New Mexico has reciprocity agreements with 36 states and honors licenses from 23 others. A concealed carry permit in New Mexico lasts for five years for military members and four years for the public. The minimum concealed carry age is 21.
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