Is your gun permit for the entire united states or just for your state?

I will be traveling soon and i want to carry my gun with me not sure if i have to get a permit in other states.

6 Answers

  • emily
    Lv 5
    3 years ago

    Just your state as far as I know. Sometimes it covers multiple states. My brother has one for our state and another one that covers him in I believe six other states.

  • 3 years ago

    It depends on where you got your permit from. I have several ccw permits, one from California one from Arizona and one from Nevada. Try this site to determine where yours is valid:

  • 3 years ago

    this type of question makes very sad reading ...America of the brave !!! ...yet your frightened to travel in your own country without a gun ...cowards ...dont come to the uk ...its a place for real men

  • N B
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    My permit (MN) is good in Minnesota and over 25 other states. Check out the website "" to learn about yours. There is also an android app called "concealed carry laws" available that has most of the same information.

    Do some research. Even though another state may honor your permit, they may have very different laws about how and where you may carry within that state. For example, most states prohibit carrying in schools, but in D.C, you can't carry within 1000 feet of a school. That's a pretty big difference.

    Remember, it is YOUR responsibility to know the law regarding legal carry in every state you will visit. Have a great trip!

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  • 3 years ago

    Yes AND no.

    There is actually NO SUCH THING as a gun permit in the US. Nearly every state allows owning a gun without a permit. MOST states allow openly carrying a gun without a permit. EVERY state allows concealed carry with a permit and a growing number without a permit. Concealed carry permits are issued by individual states, but there are agreements between states to recognize each others permits. Which permits are recognized in which states varies from state to state and over time.

  • Mark
    Lv 7
    3 years ago

    Your state.

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