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Missouri Conceal Carry License Reciprocity Map

Everything about Missouri, Permits, and Conceal Carrying a Weapon Below.

Missouri CCW Reciprocity State Info

Missouri Reciprocity, Mo Honors these permits:

Residential Permits Only
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, 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 Districts & Territories
District of Columbia, Guam, New York City, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Special notice

All CCW permits from other states are honored by Missouri. Six states have written reciprocity agreements with Missouri and 27 states will honor a Missouri permit without a written agreement.

The six states that have a written agreement with Missouri are; Texas, South Dakota, Mississippi, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire. Further information on reciprocity can be obtained from the official state website.


If you are a resident of Missouri then you are permitted to carry a firearm in Oklahoma without any permit. You must have a state issued ID on you at all times you carry a firearm in Oklahoma.

Missouri Concealed Weapons Permits are honored in These States:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

  • Wisconsin will only honor Missouri permits that were issued after 8/23/13.
  • Virginia will only honor a Missouri permit if the holder is 21 years or older.
571.030 and 571.107 – Reciprocity


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.

Missouri Conceal Carry Permits not Honored in these states:

California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington.

Districts & Territories
District of Columbia

Missouri Conceal Carry Permit Information

Missouri Application Fee

Fees can vary between counties but the law states they must not exceed $100 for a standard 5 year permit. The following fees are for Boone county but are similar in other counties.

Application Type Original Renewal
5 Years $93 $50
10 Years $200 $50
25 Years $250 $50
Lifetime $500

The 10 year, 25 year and lifetime permits are not honored in other states.

Residents & Non Residents


Non-resident permits are only available to persons who are on active military duty or veterans that are at least 18 years old and stationed in Missouri. The spouses of active military personnel can also apply for a permit if they are at least 19 years old and reside in the state.

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Valid for How Long

Application Type Original Renewal
5 Years $93 $50
10 Years $200 $50
25 Years $250 $50
Lifetime $500

The 10 year, 25 year and lifetime permits are not honored in other states.

Shall Issue State

No permit is required to openly or conceal carry a firearm but the state still issues permits on a “Shall Issue” basis for reciprocity with other states. There is no requirement to register firearms or obtain a purchase permit and some specially trained school employees are allowed to carry firearms on school grounds. Permits are issued at the local level by county sheriffs to residents only who must be at least 19 years old.

Is Missouri an Open Carry State?

Can I open carry in Missouri? 


Open carry is legal without a permit in Missouri. Local authorities can regulate open carry if a person does not have a CCW permit.

If a person does have a CCW permit then they are entitled to open carry anywhere that is not on the prohibited places list and local authorities are by law not allowed to place any restrictions on them.

The Law 
Title III 21.750

How long does it take to get a concealed weapons permit in Missouri

45 Days
The application for a concealed carry permit must be processed within 45 days of the application being received. If it takes longer than 45 days then a provisional permit will be issued until checks have been completed.

Missouri Concealed Carry Permit Requirements

  • Must be at least 19 years old.
  • Citizen or resident of the United States.
  • Resident of Missouri.
  • Have taken a firearms training course.
  • Have not been convicted or plead guilty to a felony.
  • You are not a fugitive or charged with any crime punishable by more than one year.
  • You  have not plead guilty or been convicted of a misdemeanor such as a crime of violence, driving while under the influence, or possession of a controlled substance within the last 5 years.
  • Have not been judged mentally incompetent.
  • Do not have a dishonorable discharge from the armed forces of the United States.
  • Federal Law Requirements

Carrying a gun in my car in Missouri?


A weapon may be carried without a permit anywhere in a vehicle, even concealed on the person.

The Law

CCW permits are issued by the local sheriff.

Where to Apply for Missouri Conceal Carry Permit  and steps to take.

  1. You will need a firearms training certificate saying you have completed 8 hours of training.
  2. Also some form of Missouri state ID
  3. Some counties will require proof that you are a resident in the county.
  4. You can download an application from the forms section on this website and some counties offer an online application.
  5. If you are not making an online application take all your documents to your local county sheriffs office.
  6. You will also need full payment in the form of cash, money order or check.
  7. You will be fingerprinted at the sheriffs office.
  8. Some counties will notify you by phone within 45 days if your permit has been approved or denied.


Missouri Conceal Carry Laws

  • Notify officer of Carry

    There is nothing in Missouri gun laws that states you must inform a law enforcement officer you have a firearm when approached on official business.
    You are legally required to carry the permit, together with photo ID, at all times during which the permittee is in actual possession of a concealed handgun.The Law

  • In Missouri Can you Conceal Carry in bar? Conceal Carry In Liquor establishments?

    YesIn Restaurants That Serve Alcohol 
    You can carry in a restaurant but not if you are intoxicated.
  • Not allowed to carry in these areas

    • ithin twenty-five feet of any polling place on any election day
    • Law enforcement agency facilities
    • Any courthouse solely occupied by the circuit, appellate or supreme court, or any courtrooms, administrative offices, libraries or other rooms of any such court
    • Any meeting of the governing body of a unit of local government; or any meeting of the general assembly or a committee of the general assembly
    • Any adult or juvenile detention or correctional institution, prison or jail
    • Any establishment licensed to dispense intoxicating liquor for consumption on the premises
    • Any higher education institution or elementary or secondary school facility
    • Any area of an airport to which access is controlled by the inspection of persons and property.
    • Any portion of a building used as a child care facility
    • Any riverboat gambling operation accessible by the public
    • Any gated area of an amusement park.
    • Any church or other place of religious worship
    • Any private property whose owner has posted the premises as being off-limits to concealed firearms
    • Any sports arena or stadium with a seating capacity of five thousand or more.
    • Any hospital accessible by the public
    • Public passenger bus
    • School bus
    • Any place where the carrying of firearms is prohibited by Federal Law. 

  • Constitutional carry


  • Carry in Restaurant

  • Carry in State Parks

    • State parks
    • State and national forests
    • Road side rest areas
    • Vehicle
    • All areas of the state not listed as Off-Limits
  • Premises that have Rules that state no firearms allowed:

    1. Permit Does not Authorize Concealed Firearms, Where–Penalty for Violation.2. Carrying of a concealed firearm in a location specified in subdivisions (1) to (17) of subsection 1 of this section by any individual who holds a concealed carry permit issued pursuant to sections 571.101 to 571.121 shall not be a criminal act but may subject the person to denial to the premises or removal from the premises. If such person refuses to leave the premises and a peace officer is summoned, such person may be issued a citation for an amount not to exceed one hundred dollars for the first offense. If a second citation for a similar violation occurs within a six-month period, such person shall be fined an amount not to exceed two hundred dollars and his or her permit to carry concealed firearms shall be suspended for a period of one year. If a third citation for a similar violation is issued within one year of the first citation, such person shall be fined an amount not to exceed five hundred dollars and shall have his or her concealed carry permit revoked and such person shall not be eligible for a concealed carry permit for a period of three years.

Missouri Conceal Carry Application Forms

St. Louis County Police Department
Police Records


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