Georgia's Firearm Permit Reciprocity

Thank you for visiting the Georgia Department of Public Safety website. Georgia reciprocates in recognizing firearms licenses with the following states:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arkansas
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • New Hampshire
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

For additional information about Georgia's firearms laws, Georgia Code 16-11-(120 thru 134), please click the following link http://www.lexis-nexis.com/hottopics/gacode/default.asp

The following link is to the media advisory from the Attorney General's Office announcing the latest updates to Georgia's Firearm Permit Reciprocity: http://law.ga.gov/00/channel_title/0,2094,87670814_179770607,00.html.

A non-resident of Georgia to whom has been issued a firearm license by a state listed above may carry a firearm while in Georgia in accordance with Georgia law.  A person who is not among those enumerated as ineligible for a firearm license under O.C.G.A. Section 16-11-129 is not forbidden from transporting a loaded firearm in any private passenger motor vehicle.