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New Mexico Concealed Carry Laws

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New Mexico Gun Laws

  Open Carry: Unrestricted in most public areas
  Duty to Notify Law Enforcement: Only when asked by the officer
  State Parks: Concealed handgun carry by recognized permittees is lawful
  Restaurants Serving Alcohol: Firearms in establishments that have a license for the dispensing of alcoholic beverages are unlawful, UNLESS you have a valid permit and the restaurant derives no less than sixty percent of it's annual revenue from the sale of food AND they sell only beer and wine... no hard liquor.
  Firearms at Colleges: Concealed guns on campus prohibited by law.
  Firearms at K-12 Schools: NM permittees may have a loaded handgun in the vehicle only.
  Magazine Capacity Limitations: No restrictions
  Suppressor Ownership: Lawful
  Vehicle Possession by Non-Permitees: Loaded concealed firearms may be carried anywhere in a private vehicle for self-protection.
  Firearm Law Uniformity: Uniform throughout the state
  Permit Training Requirements: Applicants must complete a 15 hour course that includes live fire. Applicants must take ongoing training courses every 2 years
  Permit Issuing Authority: NM Department of Public Safety
  May/Shall Issue: Shall Issue
  State Website: http://www.dps.nm.gov/index.php/top-links-for-nm-residents/concealed-carry-licenses
  Length of Permit Validity: 4 Years
  Permit Application Process: Submit an application with the fees, and other required documentation.
  Non-Resident Permits: Non-resident permits are available for military only
  Places Off Limits: In New Mexico, licensees can only carry one concealed handgun at any time. It is legal to carry more than
one firearm. However, only one firearm may be concealed on your person at a time. This restriction does not
apply to firearms carried in your vehicles, on or off your person.
Schools & University
Premises…except in vehicle if older than 19
Courts
Tribal Land
Public Buses
Airport security zones
Federal properties
On private property where the owner has posted signs indicating that you may not carry or if the owner
tells you that you cannot
  Resident Permit Reciprocity:
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