Important Updates Regarding COVID-19/Executive Order
The statewide executive order for empowering a healthy Georgia will extend through September 30. This order affects all Georgia residents and visitors. Review the following: COVID-19 Updates
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:
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
For additional information about Georgia's firearm laws, Georgia Code 16-11-(120 thru 134), visit the Lexis-Nexis website.
The following link includes the latest updates to Georgia's Firearm Permit Reciprocity found on the Georgia Attorney General's Office website.
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.