Nov 16, 2018

Frquently Asked Questions about Gun Laws in South Dakota

South Dakota is generaly a pro gun state.

As of June 1,2015.

Can I carry a hand gun openly?
 in South Dakota open carry is permitted and requires no permit.

Do I need a permit to purhase a hand gun?
 A permit is not required to purchase a hand gun.

Is a license required to carry a concealed weapon?
 Yes, obtained from the county sheriff on a "Shall Issue" basis.

Do I have to register my firearm?

Do I need a license to own a gun?
 No you do not.

Are assault weapons banned?
 Assualt weapons are not restricted in South Dakota.

What about NFA weapons?
 NFA's are not impacted by any specail rules or conditions.

Before buying a gun check with your lawyer for the latest information and

a strong dose of common sense concerning “Stand Your Ground“ laws.

Remember, a child can never be trusted alone with a gun.

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