Arkansas/New Mexico Reciprocity???????
Arkansas is reporting that they have signed an agreement with New Mexico.
Arkansas State Police | Regulatory Services
New Mexico is not reporting this and it is not one of the eighteen states they have listed on the New Mexico site as having informal recognition of.
New Mexico DPS | CCW Info
New Mexico has a bad reputation when it comes to talking to other states. They have been stating on their website for the last 14+ months that they are "reevaluating" the states they honor and nothing has been added or subtracted. I have had 4 or 5 states tell me that New Mexico has not answered inquiries about reciprocity or honoring their permit/license and they can't even get a reply.
Now Arkansas is stating they have an agreement. I am hoping this is New Mexico coming of age and that they may finally be getting their act together. But until they post that they honor Arkansas I will not add that to Handgunlaw.us. Lets hope this is a sign of more good things to come out of NM and settle a lot of confusion about who they honor and don't.