Nov 16, 2018

Frquently Asked Questions about Kentucky Gun Law

Generally Kentucky is pro gun state.

As of May 1,2015.

Can I carry a hand gun openly?
 in Kentucky open carry is not is allowed and no permit is required.

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

Is a license or permit required to carry a concealed weapon?
 Yes, a permit is needed on a "Shall-Issue" basis.

Do I have to register my firearm?
 Both long guns and hand guns have no registration requirement.

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

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

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

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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