The VFT Blog

April 18, 2024

Conceal Carry FAQ

After a few years of teaching Conceal Carry in NM, I realized we are answering the same question MANY times!! That is OK, it is our […]
April 26, 2023

NEW NM Application and Fingerprint Processes

The NM Department of Public Safety has changed their application and fingerprint fees. The application fee is $100 and the fingerprint fee is an additional $59. […]
September 18, 2020

NM Conceal Carry Application Restrictions

As part of the requirements to teach laws, the state also wants instructors to brief students on the reasons why a NM Concealed Handgun License application […]
July 13, 2019

NM CCW: Caliber & Gun Type Explained

You know that you want to have a Conceal Carry Endorsement (or maybe you already have it!) and you know you have come to the right […]
May 11, 2019

NM Fingerprint Requirements

This is a quick note about the fingerprint requirements for New Mexico CCW. All of this is written in the NM Booklet, but let me break […]
April 27, 2019

VFT Fees Schedule

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April 26, 2019

CCW for LEO / Military in NM

The State of New Mexico has some benefits for military members and law enforcement officers when it comes to concealed carry licensing.  There are no application […]