Important Updates Regarding COVID-19/Shelter in Place Order
A statewide shelter in place order has been issued effective Fri., Apr. 3, at 6 p.m. to Thurs., Apr. 30, at 11:59 p.m. 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 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.