Iowa Concealed Pistol License Reciprocity Map
All about Iowa, Permits, and Conceal Carrying a Weapon Below.
Iowa CCW Reciprocity State Info
Iowa Reciprocity, Iowa Honors these permits:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Iowa Concealed Weapons Permits are honored in These States:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Nebraska will only honor the Iowa Non-Professional permit and not the Iowa Professional Permit.
No Permit Needed States
The following states have permitless carry which allows anyone that can legally possess a firearm carry conceal: Alaska, Arizona, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, Vermont and West Virginia. Some restrictions may apply. Check each state for its own restrictions.
No Permit Carry Needed, With Restrictions
Idaho, North Dakota, and Wyoming Residents are allowed to Concealed Carry without a permit.
Iowa Conceal Carry Permits not Honored in these states:
NOT Honored by These States: California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, New York City, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Washington
Iowa Conceal Carry Permit Information
Where to Apply for Iowa Conceal Permit License and steps to take
Concealed carry permits/licenses are issued by the Department of Public Safety. Applications are submitted to the sheriff of the county you reside in.
- Decide on what permit you want;
- Non-Professional, issued by the Sheriff of the applicant’s county of residence
- Professional, issued by the Department of Public Safety
- Complete a firearms training course.
- Download the application under the FORMS tab or pickup from your Sheriffs office.
- You will need the following documents;
- Photocopy of firearms training certificate
- Drivers license
- Completed application form
- Apply in person at your local county Sheriffs office.
- You will be notified by mail if your application has been approved.
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