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. 


• $100 fee collected for application by CCU. Plus a

• $59 fee paid to IDEMIA for initial fingerprints – ORI: NM920200Z

• No application fees.
• $23 fee paid to IDEMIA for initial fingerprints – ORI: NM920272Z
Any applicant using the Military/Law Enforcement ORI must provide proof of service to the department. No refunds will be given for applicants using the wrong ORI and this may cause delays in processing.


• $75 collected by renewal application by CCU.
• No additional fingerprint fees.

• No application fees.
• No additional fingerprint fees.

The state of New Mexico is 100% digital Background Check/Fingerprinting. You will need to register on the IDEMIA 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:

Use the correct ORI code listed above in RED

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

NM DPS 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