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Nov 15, 2018

Gun Laws in New Mexico

Frquently Asked Questions about Gun Laws in New Mexico

Generally New Mexico has some of the most permissive laws governing guns.

As of April 20,2015.

Can I carry a hand gun openly?
 in New Mexico open carry is permitted except on the grounds of a
 school or goverment facility.

Do I need a permit to purhase a hand gun?
 A permit is not required to purchase a hand or long gun.

Is a license required to carry a concealed weapon?
 Yes, a 15 hour hand gun safety course is required.

Do I have to register my firearm?
 No.

Do I need a license to own a gun?  No you do not.

Are assault weapons banned?
 In New Mexico assualt weapons are not restricted.

What about NFA weapons?
 NFA's are not restricted by New Mexico law.

Before buying a gun check with your lawyer for the latest information and

a strong dose of common sense concerning “Stand Your Ground“ laws.

Remember, a child can never be trusted alone with a gun.


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