Missouri Gun Laws

(Updated: July 24, 2024)

Overview Of Missouri Concealed Carry Laws

Issuing Status:Shall Issue (no permit req. as of Jan 1, 2017)
Inform Law Enforcement:No
Honors Other States Permits:Yes
Issues Non Resident Permits:Yes
Prohibited Locations:
  • Police/sheriff/highway patrol office/stations
  • Within 25 feet of any polling place on any election day
  • Correctional facilities
  • Courthouses
  • Local government meetings
  • General Assembly (and committee) meetings
  • Establishments primarily devoted to alcohol consumption on-site
  • Controlled areas of airports
  • Higher education institutions or elementary/secondary school facilities
  • Child-care facilities (except in-home)
  • Riverboat gambling
  • Gated area of amusement park
  • Places of worship (unless permission granted)
  • Sports arenas/stadiums seating 5000+
  • Public hospitals
  • School buses and school functions
  • Buses
*No Guns* Signs Force Of Law:Yes
Store In Vehicle:Yes
Allowed In State Parks:Yes
Allowed In National Parks:Yes
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 Missouri PermitAlaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming
Open Carry Allowed:Yes
Licensing Age:

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