Nov 15, 2018

Gun Laws in Idaho

Frquently Asked Questions about Gun Laws in Idaho

Idaho is a very pro gun state.

As of April 21, 2015.

Can I carry a hand gun openly?
 No permit or license is required for open carry in Idaho.

Do I need a permit to purhase a hand gun?
 No permit is required to purchase a hand gun or long gun.

Is a license required to carry a concealed weapon?
 A license is required (from the Sheriff's office) to carry a concealed weapon.

Do I have to register my firearm?
 Neither long guns or hand guns require resgistration in Idaho.

Do I need a license to own a gun?  No license is required for any gun type in Idaho.

Are assault weapons banned?
 In Idaho assualt weapons are not restricted.

What about NFA weapons?
 NFA's are not restricted by Idaho law.

Idaho's offical website has a gun information page.

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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