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.