New Mexico Concealed Permit Certification Application Procedures
Upon successful course completion, the certification entitles you to apply for a Concealed Handgun License from the State of New Mexico Department of Public Safety. The application for a concealed handgun carry card is $100.00. This includes $44.00 for Background Check/Fingerprinting and $56.00 to the State of New Mexico Department of Public Safety

The state of New Mexico is 100% digital Background Check/Fingerprinting. You will need to register on the gemalto website and get your fingerprints done prior to turning in your paperwork to the state.
Register and pay by credit or debit card online.

fingerprints and background check

You can register for the fingerprints and background check here:

There is also a list of fingerprint locations, on a state wide map, located on the cogent website.


You can find out more information from the New Mexico DPS Office or their Website

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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