ONLINE CONCEALED CARRY QUALIFICATION

WHICH STATES?

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We have created this list for informational purposes only. You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

For the most updated information, we always urge customers to visit the Virginia State Police website (http://www.vsp.state.va.us/Firearms_Reciprocity.shtm) and check with all local authorities. It is your exclusive responsibility to determine whether and where you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon.

Alabama

According to the Alabama Office of the Attorney General this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Alabama.
For Residents of Alabama an Alabama Permit is Also Required.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/alison/codeofalabama/1975/13A-11-75.htm

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Alaska

According to Alaska’s Department of Public Safety this permit NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED in Alaska.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://dps.alaska.gov/statewide/permitslicensing/reciprocity.aspx

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Arizona

According to Arizona’s Department of Public Safety NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED in Arizona.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.azdps.gov/Services/Concealed_Weapons/Reciprocity/

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Arkansas

According to the Arkansas State Police this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Arkansas.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://asp.arkansas.gov/services-and-programs/detail/concealed-handgun-licensing

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

California

According to the California Department of Justice this permit IS NOT RECOGNIZED in California.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://oag.ca.gov/firearms/pubfaqs#12

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Colorado

According to Colorado’s Department of Public Safety this permit IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cbi/chpreciprocity

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Connecticut

According to the Connecticut Office of Legislative Research this permit IS NOT RECOGNIZED in Connecticut.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/rpt/2007-R-0116.htm

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Delaware

According to the Delaware Office of the Attorney General this permit IS NOT RECOGNIZED in Delaware.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/criminal/concealedweapons.shtml

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Florida

According to the Florida Legislature this permit IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0700-0799/0790/Sections/0790.015.html

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Georgia

According to Georgia’s Department of Public Safety this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Georgia.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://dps.georgia.gov/georgias-firearm-permit-reciprocity

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Hawaii

According to the Hawaii State Police this permit IS NOT RECOGNIZED in Hawaii.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/hrscurrent/Vol03_Ch0121-0200D/hrs0134/HRS_0134-0009.htm

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Idaho

According to the Idaho State Police this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Idaho.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://www.isp.idaho.gov/BCI/concealedWeapons.html

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Illinois

According to the Illinois General Assembly this permit IS NOT RECOGNIZED in Illinois.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=3497&ChapterID=39

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Indiana

According to the Indiana General Assembly this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Indiana.
For Residents of Indiana an Indiana Permit is Also Required.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://iga.in.gov/static-documents/6/c/b/b/6cbb10c7/TITLE35_AR47_ch2.pdf

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Iowa

According to the Iowa Legislature this permit IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://www.legis.iowa.gov/DOCS/ACO/IC/LINC/Chapter.724.pdf

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Kansas

According to the Kansas Attorney General NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED in Kansas.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://ag.ks.gov/licensing/concealed-carry/out-of-state-license-recognition

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Kentucky

According to the Kentucky State Police this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Kentucky.
For Residents of Kentucky a Kentucky Permit is Also Required.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/ccdw/reciprocity.html

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Louisiana

According to the Louisiana State Police this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Louisiana.
For Residents of Louisiana a Louisiana Permit is Also Required

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.lsp.org/handguns.html#recip

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Maine

According to the Maine State Police this permit NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED in Maine.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.maine.gov/dps/msp/licenses/weapons_permits.html

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Maryland

According to the Maryland State Police this permit IS NOT RECOGNIZED in Maryland.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://mdsp.maryland.gov/Organization/Pages/CriminalInvestigationBureau/LicensingDivision/Firearms/WearandCarryPermit.aspx?View={65f8b25f-4916-44a5-959b-7e07635e325f}&SortField=LinkTitle&SortDir=Asc

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Massachusetts

According to the Massachusetts General Court this permit IS NOT RECOGNIZED in Massachusetts.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleXX/Chapter140/Section131F

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Michigan

According to the Michigan State Police this permit IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.michigan.gov/msp/0,4643,7-123-1878_1591_3503_4654-10957--,00.html

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Minnesota

According to Minnesota’s Department of Public Safety this permit IS NOT RECOGNIZED in Minnesota.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/bca/bca-divisions/administrative/Pages/permit-to-carry-reciprocity.aspx

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Mississippi

According to Mississippi’s Department of Public Safety this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Mississippi.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://www.dps.state.ms.us/firearms/firearms-permit-unit/firearms-permits-faqs/

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Missouri

According to Missouri’s Department of Public Safety this permit NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED in Missouri.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://ago.mo.gov/divisions/public-safety/concealed-carry-reciprocity

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Montana

According to the Montana Department of Justice this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Montana.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://dojmt.gov/enforcement/concealed-weapons/

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Nebraska

According to the Nebraska State Police this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Nebraska.
For Residents of Nebraska a Nebraska Permit is Also Required.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://statepatrol.nebraska.gov/pages/uploaded_files/Nebraska%20Reciprocity.pdf

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Nevada

According to the Nevada Legislature this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Nevada.
For Residents of Nevada a Nevada Permit is Also Required.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.leg.state.nv.us/nrs/nrs-202.html#NRS202Sec3688 NRS 202.3688

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

New Hampshire

According to the New Hampshire State Police this permit IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/nhsp/ssb/permitslicensing/plupr.html

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

New Jersey

According to the New Jersey State Police this permit IS NOT RECOGNIZED in New Jersey.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.state.nj.us/njsp/firearms/firearms-faqs.shtml

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

New Mexico

According to New Mexico’s Department of Public Safety this permit IS RECOGNIZED in New Mexico.
For Residents of New Mexico a New Mexico Permit is Also Required

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.dps.state.nm.us/index.php/nm-concealed-carry/concealedcarry-faqs/#q13

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

New York

According to the the New York State Police this permit IS NOT RECOGNIZED in New York.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://troopers.ny.gov/Firearms/

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

North Carolina

According to the North Carolina Department of Justice this permit IS RECOGNIZED in North Carolina.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.ncdoj.com/getdoc/19be6294-bfbf-4875-bbef-ac2ebb6f47b2/2-6-3-6-3-Concealed-Weapon-Reciprocity.aspx

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

North Dakota

According to the North Dakota Office of the Attorney General this permit IS RECOGNIZED in North Dakota.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://www.ag.nd.gov/BCI/CW/reciprocity.htm

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Ohio

According to the Ohio Office of the Attorney General this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Ohio.

For Residents of Ohio an Ohio Permit is Also Required

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/109.69

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Oklahoma

According to the Oklahoma State Courts this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Oklahoma.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/DeliverDocument.asp?CiteID=69809

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Oregon

According to the Oregon State Police this permit IS NOT RECOGNIZED in Oregon.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://www.oregon.gov/osp/ID/pages/chl.aspx

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Pennsylvania

According to the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General this permit IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://www.attorneygeneral.gov/uploadedFiles/MainSite/Content/Criminal/FirearmsReciprocity/VA_Executed_Amended_Agreement_2013.pdf

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Rhode Island

According to the Rhode Island General Assembly this permit IS NOT RECOGNIZED in Rhode Island.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/title11/11-47/11-47-11.HTM

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

South Carolina

According to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Agency this permit IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.sled.sc.gov/Reciprocity1.aspx?MenuID=CWP

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

South Dakota

According to the South Dakota Secretary of State this permit IS RECOGNIZED.
For Residents of South Dakota a South Dakota Permit is Also Required

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://sdsos.gov/services-for-individuals/concealed-pistol-permits/reciprocity-agreements.aspx

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Tennessee

According to Tennessee’s Department of Safety and Homeland Security this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Tennessee.
For Residents of Tennessee a Tennessee Permit is Also Required.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.tn.gov/safety/article/hgreciprocity

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Texas

According to Texas’ Department of Public Safety this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Texas.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.dps.texas.gov/rsd/LTC/legal/reciprocity/Virginiaagreement.pdf

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Utah

According to Utah’s Department of Public Safety this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Utah.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://bci.utah.gov/concealed-firearm/reciprocity-with-other-states/

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Vermont

According to the Vermont Office of the Attorney General this permit  NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED in Vermont.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://ago.vermont.gov/divisions/criminal-division/gun-laws.php

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Virginia

According to Virginia’s Department of Public Safety this permit IS RECOGNIZED in Virginia.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.vsp.state.va.us/Firearms_Reciprocity.shtm

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Washington

According to the Washington Office of the Attorney General this permit IS NOT RECOGNIZED in Washington.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.atg.wa.gov/CONCEALED-WEAPON-RECIPROCITY

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

West Virginia

According to the West Virginia Office of the Attorney General NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED in West Virginia.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://www.ago.wv.gov/gunreciprocity/Pages/default.aspx

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Wisconsin

According to the Wisconsin Department of Justice this permit IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA NON-RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY.
For Residents of Wisconsin a Wisconsin Permit is Also Required

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: https://www.doj.state.wi.us/dles/cib/conceal-carry/reciprocity

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Wyoming

According to Wyoming’s Department of Criminal Investigation IS RECOGNIZED in Wyoming.

Please see the state site here for the most complete and updated information: http://wyomingdci.wyo.gov/dci-criminal-justice-information-systems-section/concealed-firearms-permits

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.