Mississippi Gun Laws

(Updated: December 8, 2019)

Overview Of Mississippi Concealed Carry Laws

Issuing Status:Shall Issue
Inform Law Enforcement:No
Honors Other States Permits:Yes
Issues Non Resident Permits:No
Prohibited Locations:
  • Police/ sheriff/ highway patrol station
  • Detention facilities
  • Courtrooms
  • Courthouses (non-enhanced permit only)
  • Polling places (non-enhanced permit only)
  • School/ college/ professional athletic events (non-enhanced permit only)
  • Establishments primarily selling alcohol (non-enhanced permit only)
  • Schools/ colleges/ universities (non-enhanced permit only)
  • Passenger terminal of airports (non-enhanced permit only)
  • Places of worship (non-enhanced permit only)
  • Meeting places of Legislature/ committees (non-enhanced permit only)
  • Governmental meetings (non-enhanced permit only)
*No Guns* Signs Force Of Law:Yes
Store In Vehicle:Yes
Allowed In State Parks:Yes
Allowed In National Parks:
Allowed In Game Management Units:
Allowed In Wildlife Management Areas:Yes
Allowed At Road Rest Areas:Yes
Allowed In Restaurants Where Alcohol Served:Yes
States Honoring Mississippi PermitAlaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming
Open Carry Allowed:Yes


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