New Mexico Firearms Purchase

New Mexico Firearms Purchase

This is a discussion on New Mexico Firearms Purchase within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I am a Texan traveling from Texas to New Mexico for a vacation. I am going to check with some gun stores in Albuquerque and/or ...

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    Member Array Tallinthesaddle's Avatar
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    New Mexico Firearms Purchase

    I am a Texan traveling from Texas to New Mexico for a vacation. I am going to check with some gun stores in Albuquerque and/or Santa Fe on gun availability for one or two models I am looking for.
    Can gun stores in New Mexico sell to out-of-state firearm buyers?

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    They can sell it to you, but they will have to ship it to a local FFL in TX, if I recall correctly.

    That's not state law, that's federal law(18 USC 922 Section 922. Unlawful acts). You have to purchase a handgun in your state of residence or purchase it and have it shipped to an FFL in your state of residence.

    A long gun you can buy anywhere.
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    That is correct. No out of state purchases can be delievered to you from an FFL dealer.
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    be sure to have YOUR local dealers card with address and numbers to make the transaction a bit more smooth..that way they can exchange FFL info back and forth and quite possibly, you'll have a package waiting for you when you get home.
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