Washington Gun Laws

(Updated: July 24, 2024)

Overview Of Washington Concealed Carry Laws

Issuing Status:Shall Issue
Inform Law Enforcement:No
Honors Other States Permits:Yes
Issues Non Resident Permits:Yes
Prohibited Locations:
  • Public/ private elementary/ secondary schools/ property
  • Restricted access areas of law enforcement buildings and jails
  • Courthouses
  • Mental health facilities
  • Portions of establishment classified by state liquor board as off-limits by those under 21 years old
  • Restricted-access areas of airports
  • Outdoor music festival w/ 2000+ attendees
  • Washington State School for the Blind
  • Washington State School for the Deaf
  • Facilities owned/ leased/ operated by office of administrative hearings
*No Guns* Signs Force Of Law:No
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 Washington PermitAlaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin
Open Carry Allowed:Yes
Licensing Age:

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