New York Concealed Carry Reciprocity Map
Everything about New York, Permits, and Conceal Carrying a Weapon Below.
New York CCW Reciprocity State Info
New York Reciprocity, New York Honors these permits:
Districts & Territories
New York City
New York Concealed Weapons Permits are honored in These States:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin
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.
New York Conceal Carry Permits not Honored in these states:
California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York City, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming.
New York state Conceal Carry Permit Information
Where to Apply for New York state Conceal Permit License
How to apply for a New York pistol license
Follow these steps to obtain a pistol license;
There are so many laws and regulations in New York regarding guns and licenses that obtaining a permit can be a long process. There are 59 licensing jurisdictions and each one has a slightly different procedure. We have used Erie County as an example but the process will vary with each county.
- You may need to do a handgun safety course in some counties.
- Download the State application in the forms section on this page. You will need the State form and a County form, we only have the State form available.
- You will need four character references and two 2" x 2" photos.
- You must submit the applications in person.
- The Fingerprinting process is explained and done after you submit your application.
- You will undergo various background checks by New York State, FBI and an interview by local police.
- Your Application is then submitted to one of the Licensing Judges for consideration.
- You will be notified by mail of your approval or denial.
- If approved, you can purchase and/or co-register a handgun.
More counties are now issuing CCW licenses to non-residents. In fact in 2013 the US Court of Appeals ruled that a non-resident was entitled to a license, though the person in question lived part time in New York.
400.00.3 New York Penal Code - Non-resident permits
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