Concealed Carry Reciprocity States 2020

Concealed carry refers to the practice of carrying a weapon, commonly a handgun, in public in a concealed or hidden manner. Concealed carry reciprocity means that one’s concealed carry permit or license is valid beyond the issuing states. This varies from state to state, and you must follow the laws of the state in which you are carrying.

Alabama

Alaska

  • Alaska honors all out-of-state concealed carry permits as long as the holder is 21 or over, including those from D.C., New York City, Guam, Puerto Rice, and the Virgin Islands. Any person in Alaska who is legally allowed to carry a firearm is allowed to carry it concealed without a permit.
  • Alaska has reciprocity with 38 states: Alabama, Arizona (21+), Arkansas (21+), Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (21+), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine (21+), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (19+), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire (18+), New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma (21+), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota (21+), Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont (21+), Virginia, West Virginia (21+), Wisconsin, Wyoming

Arizona

  • Arizona honors all other states’ concealed carry permits as long as the person is 21 or older.
  • 37 states honor Arizona’s concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado (resident only), Delaware, Florida (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (resident only), South Carolina (resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Arkansas

  • Arkansas honors all other states’ concealed carry permits, including District of Columbia, New York City, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, as long as the person is 21 or older
  • 37 states honor Arkansas’s concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado (resident only), Delaware, Florida (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (resident only), South Carolina (resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

California

  • California does not honor any other state’s concealed carry permits.
  • 24 states honor a California concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (21+), Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin (21+)

Colorado

  • Under state law, another state must honor Colorado’s concealed carry permit before Colorado will honor the other state’s permit.
  • Colorado does not honor any out-of-state non-resident permits; therefore, in order for Colorado to honor a permit from out-of-state, it must be a resident permit from a state that honors Colorado’s permit and the person must be at least 21 years old.
  • 34 states honor Colorado’s concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Connecticut

  • Connecticut does not honor any other state’s concealed carry permits.
  • 24 states honor a Connecticut concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (residents only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin

Delaware

  • Delaware concealed carry permits are honored in 28 states.
  • Delaware has reciprocity with 20 states: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Idaho (Enhanced permits only), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota (Class 1 permits only), Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota (Enhanced permits only), Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia

District of Columbia

  • The District of Columbia does not have any reciprocity agreements with other states and will not honor any other state’s concealed carry license. A person can use another state’s concealed carry license to obtain a non-residential pistol license in D.C.
  • 21 states will honor a D.C. pistol license: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia

Florida

  • Florida accepts licenses from other states only if that state honors a Florida concealed carry license. The person carrying must also be 21 or older and must have a residential permit.
  • Florida currently has reciprocity agreements with 36 states: Alabama (handguns only), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (handguns only and resident only), Delaware, Georgia (handguns only), Idaho, Indiana (handguns only), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (handguns only), Maine, Michigan (handguns only and resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (handguns only), Nevada (handguns only), New Hampshire, New Mexico (handguns only), North Carolina (handguns only), North Dakota, Ohio (handguns only), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (handguns only and resident only), South Carolina (handguns only and resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee (handguns only), Texas (handguns only), Utah, Vermont, Virginia (handguns only), West Virginia, Wisconsin (only non-resident permits that have been issued or renewed after 8/1/2013) Wyoming (handguns only)

Georgia

  • Georgia honors resident and non-resident concealed carry permits as long as the person carrying is 21 (or 18 if in the military).
  • Georgia has concealed carry reciprocity with 33 states.
  • 33 states honor Georgia’s concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (resident only), Florida (21+ and resident only), Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (21+ and resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (21+ and resident only), South Carolina (21+ and resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Hawaii

  • Hawaii does not honor any state’s concealed carry permits; therefore, it does not have reciprocity with any state.
  • 26 states honor permits from Hawaii: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Idaho

  • Idaho honors all other states’ concealed carry permits.
  • 25 states have reciprocity with Idaho: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming
  • Idaho has restricted reciprocity (Enhanced permits or resident permits only) with 14 states: Colorado (resident), Delaware (Enhanced), Florida (resident), Louisiana (Enhanced), Michigan (resident), Minnesota (Enhanced), Pennsylvania (Enhanced and resident), South Carolina (Enhanced and resident), Virginia (Enhanced), Washington (Enhanced), Wisconsin (Enhanced)

Illinois

  • Illinois does not honor concealed carry permits from other states
  • Illinois will issue non-resident concealed carry permits to residents of Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia
  • 26 states honor an Illinois concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (resident only), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin

Indiana

  • Indiana honors all states’ concealed carry permits, including District of Columbia, New York City, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands and except for Vermont
  • 32 states honor an Indiana concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (21+ and resident only), Florida (21+ and resident only), Georgia (21+), Idaho (21+), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (21+), Maine, Michigan (21+ and resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina (21+), North Dakota, Ohio (21+), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (21+ and resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee (21+), Texas (21+), Utah (21+), Vermont, Virginia (21+), West Virginia, Wisconsin (21+), Wyoming (21+)

Iowa

  • Iowa recognizes permits from all states and jurisdictions, including Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
  • 33 states honor an Iowa concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (resident only), Florida (21+ and resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (21+ and resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (non-Professional permit only), New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (21+ and resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Kansas

  • Kansas recognizes permits from all states and jurisdictions, including Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, as long as the person carrying is 21 or older.
  • 37 states honor a Kansas concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (resident only), Florida (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (resident only), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (resident only), South Carolina (resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Kentucky

  • Kentucky honors all other states’ concealed carry permits, including non-resident licenses, as long as the person carrying is 21 or over.
  • 37 states honor concealed carry permits from Kentucky: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (resident only), Delaware, Florida (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (resident only), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (resident only), South Carolina (resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Louisiana

  • Louisiana honors concealed carry permits from states that honor Louisiana permits. The person carrying must be at least 21 years old.
  • 37 states honor Louisiana’s concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (resident only), Florida (handguns only, resident only), Georgia, Idaho (Enhanced permit only), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan (resident only), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (resident only), South Carolina (resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin (only permits issued or renewed on or after 03/09/2015), Wyoming

Maine

  • Maine honors concealed carry permits from 27 states
  • Maine has permitless carry for any person at least 21 who can legally possess a firearm. If carrying with a permit or license that Maine honors, the person must be 18 or older.
  • 25 states honor a Maine concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wyoming
  • In all of the states above, the person carrying must be 21 or older except in Alabama, Delaware, Indiana, and North Dakota

Maryland

  • Maryland does not honor any other states’ concealed carry permits
  • 23 states honor Maryland concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin

Massachusetts

  • Massachusetts does not honor any other states’ concealed carry permits
  • 24 states honor Massachusetts concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin

Michigan

  • All concealed carry permits from other states are honored in Michigan except for non-resident permits. Michigan only honors resident permits and the person cannot remain in Michigan for more than 180 days.
  • 39 states honor a concealed carry permit from Michigan: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (resident only), Delaware, Florida (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (resident only), South Carolina (resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Minnesota

  • Minnesota honors 15 states’ concealed carry permits
  • 30 states honor Minnesota’s concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (resident only) Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina (resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Mississippi

  • Mississippi is a constitutional carry state, allowing for carrying without a permit. Therefore, all states’ concealed carry permits are honored in Mississippi.
  • 34 states honor Mississippi concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (21+ and resident only), Florida (21+ and resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (21+ and resident only), Missouri, Montana, Nevada (Enhanced only), New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (21+ and resident only), South Carolina (Enhanced only, 21+, and resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Missouri

  • Missouri is a constitutional carry state, allowing for carrying without a permit. All states’ concealed carry permits are honored in Missouri.
  • Six states have written reciprocity agreements with Missouri: Texas, South Dakota, Mississippi, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire.
  • 30 states honor a Missouri concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (21+), Delaware, Florida (21+ and resident only), Georgia, Idaho (21+), Indiana, Iowa (21+), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (21+), Maine, Michigan (21+ and resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (21+), New Hampshire, New Mexico (21+), North Carolina (21+), North Dakota, Ohio (21+), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (21+ and resident only), South Carolina (21+ and resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee (21+), Texas (21+), Utah (21+), Vermont, Virginia (21+), West Virginia, Wisconsin (only permits issued or renewed on or after 8/28/2013 and 21+), Wyoming (21+)

Montana

  • Montana honors 44 states’ concealed carry permits. It does not honor permits from Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
  • 31 states honor Montana concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (21+), Florida (21+), Georgia (21+), Idaho (21+), Indiana, Iowa (21+), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (21+), Michigan (21+), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska (21+), Nevada (21+), North Carolina (21+), North Dakota, Ohio (21+), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (21+), South Dakota, Tennessee (21+), Texas (21+), Utah (21+), Vermont, Virginia (21+), Wisconsin (21+), Wyoming (21+)

Nebraska

  • Nebraska honors 38 states’ concealed carry permits.
  • Nebraska honors the following states with restrictions: Florida (handguns only), Idaho (Enhanced only), Iowa (non-professional only), Maine (21+), Missouri (21+), Montana (21+), North Dakota (Class 1 permits only), South Dakota (Enhanced permits only), Tennessee (Enhanced permits only and 21+), Utah (21+), West Virginia (CHLs only)
  • 32 states honor Nebraska’s concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Nevada

  • Nevada honors states that have signed a reciprocity agreement with the state
  • 30 states have reciprocity with Nevada: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Idaho (Enhanced only), Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (Enhanced only), Montana (21+), Nebraska, New Mexico (21+), North Carolina, North Dakota (Enhanced only and 21+), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota (Enhanced only), Tennessee (21+), Texas, Utah (21+), Virginia, West Virginia (21+), Wisconsin, Wyoming

New Hampshire

  • New Hampshire has permitless carry, allowing anyone at least 18 years old to legally carry a firearm on his or her person without a license or permit
  • 29 states honor New Hampshire’s concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (21+ and resident only), Florida (21+ and resident only), Georgia (21+), Idaho (21+), Indiana, Iowa (21+), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (21+), Maine, Michigan (21+ and resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina (21+), North Dakota, Ohio (21+), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (21+ and resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee (21+), Utah (21+), Vermont, Virginia (21+), West Virginia, Wyoming (21+)

New Jersey

  • New Jersey does not honor concealed carry permits from other states
  • New Jersey is a “may issue” state that issues permits to both residents and non-residents
  • 24 states honor New Jersey concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (resident only), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia

New Mexico

  • New Mexico honors 24 states’ concealed carry permits
  • 35 states honor New Mexico’s concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware (21+), Florida (handguns only), Idaho (Enhanced only), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (21+), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota (Class 1 only and 21+), Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia (21+), Wisconsin, Wyoming

New York

  • New York does not honor any other states’ concealed carry permits. The only exception is pistol licenses from New York City, which are valid statewide.
  • 23 states honor a New York concealed carry permit: Alabama (NYC permits not recognized), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin

North Carolina

  • North Carolina honors every state’s concealed carry permit, including District of Columbia, New York City, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands
  • 38 states honor North Carolina’s concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (resident only), Delaware, Florida (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (resident only), South Carolina (resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

North Dakota

  • North Dakota honors 38 states’ concealed carry permits
  • North Dakota has resident and non-resident permits, as well as Class 1 and Class 2 permits, which require a written test
  • 39 state honor North Dakota’s concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (21+ and resident only), Delaware (Class 1 only), Florida (21+ and resident only), Georgia, Idaho (21+), Indiana, Iowa (21+), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (21+), Maine, Michigan (21+ and resident only), Minnesota (Class 1 only and 21+), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (Class 1 only), Nevada (21+), New Hampshire, New Mexico (Class 1 only and 21+), North Carolina (21+), Ohio (21+), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (Class 1 only, 21+, and resident only), South Carolina (21+ and resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee (Class 1 only and 21+), Texas (21+), Utah (21+), Vermont, Virginia (Class 1 only), Washington (Class 1 only), West Virginia, Wisconsin (Class 1 only and 21+), Wyoming (21+)

Ohio

  • Ohio will automatically honor a valid concealed carry permit from any other state in the U.S., including District of Columbia, New York City, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands
  • 38 states honor Ohio’s concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (resident only), Delaware, Florida (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (resident only), South Carolina (resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (must be issued or renewed on or after 03/23/2015), Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin (must be issued or renewed on or after 03/23/2015), Wyoming

Oklahoma

  • All valid weapons licenses issued by another state are honored in Oklahoma. If a person is from a permitless carry state then Oklahoma will reciprocate under that state’s laws. All persons carrying must be at least 21.
  • 37 states honor Oklahoma’s concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (21+ and resident only), Delaware, Florida (21+ and resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (21+ and resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania (21+ and resident only), South Carolina (21+ and resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin (must be issued/renewed on or after 10/1/2018), Wyoming

Oregon

  • Oregon does not honor concealed carry permits from other states.
  • 23 states honor Oregon concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia

Pennsylvania

  • Pennsylvania honors permits from 28 states. The state honors only resident permits from Arizona, Florida, Mississippi, Utah, and Virginia and only Class 1 permits only from North Dakota.
  • 31 states honor Pennsylvania concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (resident only), Florida (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Rhode Island

  • Rhode Island does not honor permits or licenses from other states.
  • 23 states honor a Rhode Island concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (resident only), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (must be issued by RI Attorney General), Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

South Carolina

  • South Carolina will only honor residential permits from other states and the state must be on South Carolina’s reciprocity list. There are 23 states on this list. Additionally, the minimum age is 21.
  • 33 states honor South Carolina’s concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (resident only), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

South Dakota

  • South Dakota honors permits from all other states including District of Columbia, New York City, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
  • 36 states honor South Dakota’s concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (21+ and resident only), Delaware (Enhanced only), Florida (21+ and resident only), Georgia (21+), Idaho (21+), Indiana, Iowa (21+), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (21+ and resident only), Minnesota (21+ and Enhanced only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (Enhanced only), Nevada (21+ and Enhanced only), North Carolina (21+), North Dakota, Ohio (21+), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (21+ and resident only), Tennessee (21+), Texas (21+), Utah (21+), Vermont, Virginia (21+), Washington (Enhanced only), West Virginia, Wisconsin (Enhanced and Gold only), Wyoming (21+)

Tennessee

  • Tennessee honors permits from all other states including District of Columbia, New York City, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
  • 38 states honor Tennessee’s concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (resident only), Delaware, Florida (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (21+ and Enhanced only), Nevada (21+ and not retired law enforcement lifetime), New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota (Enhanced only), Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (resident only), South Carolina (resident only), South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Texas

  • Texas honors concealed carry permits from 44 states. For Rhode Island, only permits issued by the Attorney General are honored and for Ohio, only permits issued or renewed after 03/23/2015 will be honored.
  • 36 states honors concealed carry permits from Texas: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Utah

  • Utah honors permits from all other states including District of Columbia, New York City, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
  • 36 states honor Utah’s concealed carry licenses: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (21+ and resident only), Delaware, Florida (21+ and resident only), Georgia (21+), Idaho (21+), Indiana, Iowa (21+), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (21+), Maine, Michigan (21+ and resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (21+), Nevada (21+), New Hampshire, North Carolina (21+), North Dakota, Ohio (21+), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (21+ and resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee (21+), Texas (21+), Vermont, Virginia (21+), Washington (regular (not provisional) permits only), West Virginia, Wisconsin (21+), Wyoming (21+)

Vermont

  • Vermont does not issue permits for carrying firearms and operates on an “Unrestricted” policy.
  • Vermont honors permits from all other states including the District of Columbia, New York City, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

Virginia

  • Virginia honors permits from all other states including District of Columbia, New York City, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
  • 36 states honor Virginia’s concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (resident only), Florida (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina (resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin (non-resident only), Wyoming

Washington

  • In order for Washington to honor another state’s concealed carry permits, the state must honor Washington’s permit, must not issue CPL licenses to a person under 21, and must have fingerprint-based checks for background and mental health history. Only nine states meet these requirements: Idaho (Enhanced only), Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, North Carolina, North Dakota (Class 1 only), Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota (Enhanced only), Utah (regular (not provisional) permits only)
  • 25 states honor Washington’s concealed carry permit: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin

West Virginia

  • West Virginia honors every other states’ concealed carry permits
  • 37 states honor West Virginia’s concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (21+ and resident only), Delaware, Florida (21+ and resident only), Georgia (21+), Idaho (21+), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (21+), Michigan (21+ and resident only), Minnesota (21+), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (CHLs only), Nevada (21+), New Hampshire, New Mexico (21+), North Carolina (21+), North Dakota, Ohio (21+), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (21+ and resident only), South Carolina (21+ and resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee (21+), Texas (21+), Utah, Vermont, Virginia (21+), Wisconsin (21+), Wyoming (21+)

Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin honors 45 states’ concealed carry permits and all non-resident permits as long as the holder of the permit is 21 or older.
  • 29 states honor Wisconsin concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (resident only), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (resident only), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (resident only), South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wyoming

Wyoming

  • Wyoming honors concealed carry permits from 35 states
  • 36 states honor Wyoming concealed carry permits: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (21+), Florida (21+), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (21+), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (21+), South Carolina (21+), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Concealed Carry Reciprocity States 2020

State 2020 Pop. 2020 Growth
Alabama4,908,6210.42%
Alaska734,002-0.47%
Arizona7,378,4942.88%
Arkansas3,038,9990.84%
California39,937,4890.96%
Colorado5,845,5262.63%
Connecticut3,563,077-0.27%
Delaware982,8951.63%
District of Columbia720,6872.60%
Florida21,992,9853.26%
Georgia10,736,0592.06%
Hawaii1,412,687-0.55%
Idaho1,826,1564.10%
Illinois12,659,682-0.64%
Indiana6,745,3540.80%
Iowa3,179,8490.75%
Kansas2,910,357-0.04%
Kentucky4,499,6920.70%
Louisiana4,645,184-0.32%
Maine1,345,7900.55%
Maryland6,083,1160.67%
Massachusetts6,976,5971.08%
Michigan10,045,0290.49%
Minnesota5,700,6711.59%
Mississippi2,989,2600.09%
Missouri6,169,2700.70%
Montana1,086,7592.30%
Nebraska1,952,5701.21%
Nevada3,139,6583.47%
New Hampshire1,371,2461.09%
New Jersey8,936,5740.31%
New Mexico2,096,6400.06%
New York19,440,469-0.52%
North Carolina10,611,8622.20%
North Dakota761,7230.22%
Ohio11,747,6940.50%
Oklahoma3,954,8210.30%
Oregon4,301,0892.63%
Pennsylvania12,820,8780.11%
Rhode Island1,056,161-0.11%
South Carolina5,210,0952.48%
South Dakota903,0272.36%
Tennessee6,897,5761.88%
Texas29,472,2952.68%
Utah3,282,1153.83%
Vermont628,0610.28%
Virginia8,626,2071.27%
Washington7,797,0953.47%
West Virginia1,778,070-1.54%
Wisconsin5,851,7540.66%
Wyoming567,025-1.85%