Which states allow open carry in US? (Full List)


The laws in the United States regarding open carry of handguns are vary from state to state. Below is the full list of open carry states:

States permit open carry without requiring the citizen to apply for any permit or license: (11)

AlaskaMontanaIdahoWyomingNevadaArizonaNew MexicoSouth DakotaVermontKentuckyVirginia

States permit open carry with restrictions: (13)

UtahNorth DakotaMinnesotaIowaTennesseeMississippiGeorgiaIndianaMarylandNew JerseyRhode IslandConnecticutMassachusetts

States prohibit open carry: (7)

New YorkOklahomaSouth CarolinaArkansasTexasIllinoisFlorida

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