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Concealed Carry: Permit Policies by State

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When considering a concealed carry application, it’s important to know the rules and regulations as they pertain to the concealed carry permit policy in your state.


Requirements are met. Granting authority (county sheriff, police department, etc) issues a permit.

  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin


Requirements are met. The granting authority uses his/her discretion to issue a permit.

  • Alabama (In practice, Alabama is a shall-issue state)
  • California
  • Connecticut (In practice, Connecticut is a shall-issue state)
  • Delaware
  • Hawaii (In practice, Hawaii is a no-issue state)
  • Maryland (In practice, Maryland is a no-issue state)
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey(In practice, New Jersey is a no-issue state)
  • New York
  • US Military Installations
  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Illinois

Unrestricted/Constitutional Carry:

No permit is needed to carry a concealed handgun.

  • Alaska (Does not require a permit in Alaska, but for reciprocity reasons issues permits under a shall-issue system)
  • Arizona (Does not require a permit in Arizona, but for reciprocity reasons issues permits under a shall-issue system)
  • Vermont
  • Wyoming (residents only)
  • Montana (outside city limits only)


No concealed carry permits will be issued or recognized, with few exceptions.

  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Illinois
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