Transfer Your CCW From Another State
Transferring your CCW from another state
New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC)
TITLE 10 - PUBLIC SAFETY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER 8 - WEAPONS AND EXPLOSIVES
PART 2 - CARRYING CONCEALED HANDGUNS
B. To transfer a license from another state.
A person establishing New Mexico residency must transfer his or her license from another state. The license holder has 90 days from establishing New Mexico residency to file an application for a New Mexico renewed license on the form prescribed by the department. An applicant for transfer shall not carry a concealed handgun in New Mexico until the applicant receives a New Mexico license unless he or she has a license from a state that has been accepted by reciprocity by New Mexico.
(1) In addition to the filings required by Paragraph 3 of Subsection A of this section, the applicant for transfer shall file:
(a) proof of citizenship as provided in Subsection A of 10.8.2.12 NMAC;
(b) proof of residency as provided in Subsection B of 10.8.2.12 NMAC;
(c) proof of age as provided in Subsection C of 10.8.2.12 NMAC; and
(d) a photocopy of the license being transferred.
(2) The applicant for transfer shall complete:
(a) a refresher firearms training course if the firearms training required by the other state meets or exceeds New Mexico firearms training requirements and the licensee completed firearms training not more than 1 year prior to filing the application; or
(b) an initial firearms training course if the firearms training required by the other state does not meet New Mexico firearms training requirements or the licensee completed firearms training more than 1 year prior to filing the application.
(3) The applicant for transfer must meet all other requirements for obtaining a license in New Mexico by showing either that:
(a) the requirements for licensure in the other state meet or exceed the requirements for issuance of a license in New Mexico; or
(b) the applicant has satisfactorily completed the requirements for issuance of a license in New Mexico that were not applicable in the other state.