Ohio Gun Laws

(Updated: July 24, 2024)

Overview Of Ohio Concealed Carry Laws

Issuing Status:Shall Issue (Constitutional Carry)
Inform Law Enforcement:No
Honors Other States Permits:Yes
Issues Non Resident Permits:Yes
Prohibited Locations:
  • Police/ sheriff/ highway patrol office/ stations
  • BCI-controlled premises
  • Correctional facilities
  • Airport terminals & airplanes
  • Mental health facilities
  • Courthouses
  • Universities if they choose to prohibit
  • Places of worship
  • Child day-care centers
  • Government facilities
  • School safety zones
  • Capitol buildings/ grounds
*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 Ohio PermitAlaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, 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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