RECIPROCAL STATES: North Dakota concealed weapons licenses are recognized in the following states, and concealed weapons licenses issued in the listed states are fully recognized in North Dakota, so long as the weapon is carried in accordance with North Dakota’s laws.
|Alabama ▲||Iowa||New Hampshire ▀ ▲||Utah|
|Alaska||Kansas **||New Mexico **||Vermont 1|
|Arizona **||Kentucky||North Carolina ▲||Virginia **|
|Arkansas **||Louisiana||Ohio **||Washington **|
|Colorado ▀ ▲||Maine ** ▀||Oklahoma||West Virginia **|
|Delaware||Michigan ▲||Pennsylvania||Wisconsin ▲|
|Florida ▀ ▲||Mississippi ** 2||South Carolina **||Wyoming **|
|**||This state recognizes only Class 1 licenses issued by ND. There is no reciprocity for ND Class 2 license holders.|
|▀||This state does not recognize non-resident concealed weapon licenses issued by ND.|
|▲||This state has additional conditions – such as a minimum age requirement (age 21), or restrictions on the type of weapons that can be carried, which may affect some ND license holders. To ensure full compliance, or for more information, you must check with that state.|
|1||No license required to carry concealed in VT, however, VT residents may not carry concealed in ND unless they possess a valid concealed weapon license from ND or from a state that has reciprocity with ND.|
ND & MS have agreed to reciprocity (limited to ND Class 1 license holders) but actual reciprocity does not begin until the formal exchange of written agreements has been completed. The exchange is pending. Please check back.( 2-18-13).
Reminder: Weapons must be carried in accordance with the laws of the state you are visiting. Be sure to check the laws of the other state before traveling there with your weapons.
NON-RECIPROCAL STATES: The following states do not recognize North Dakota concealed weapons licenses. Therefore, reciprocity is not possible.
|California||Does not recognize out of state licenses.|
|Connecticut||Does not recognize out of state licenses.|
|Hawaii||Does not permit either its own residents or any non-resident to carry a concealed weapon.|
|Illinois||Does not permit either its own residents or any non-resident to carry a concealed weapon.|
|Maryland||Does not recognize out of state licenses.|
|Massachusetts||Does not recognize out of state licenses.|
|Minnesota||Will not provide reason.|
|New Jersey||Does not recognize out of state licenses.|
|New York||Does not recognize out of state licenses.|
|Nevada||ND law not as stringent as NV laws.|
|Oregon||Does not recognize out of state licenses.|
|Rhode Island||Does not recognize out of state licenses.|
The Information on this page is updated any time there is a change. It is always current.
Last updated: 03/20/13