Nevada Gun Laws
Open Carry: Legal Duty to Notify Law Enforcement: Only when asked by the officer State Parks: Concealed handgun carry lawful by recognized permittees Restaurants Serving Alcohol: No specific restriction Firearms at Colleges: Schools individually decide the weapons policy. Firearms at K-12 Schools: You may not have a firearm (not even in a vehicle) absent written permission from authorities. Magazine Capacity Limitations: No restrictions Suppressor Ownership: Lawful Vehicle Possession by Non-Permitees: Loaded handguns may be carried openly or in the glove compartment or console but may not be concealed upon one's person. Firearm Law Uniformity: Uniform throughout the state Permit Training Requirements: Applicant must complete a 8 hour course that includes a specific live course of fire. Permit Issuing Authority: County sheriff May/Shall Issue: Shall Issue State Website: link Length of Permit Validity: 5 Years Permit Application Process: A completed application for the permit must accompany a set of ten-print fingerprint cards, a full-view color
photograph of the applicant. All fees and costs associated with obtaining a concealed firearms permit are the
responsibility of the applicant and are not refundable.
Non-Resident Permits: Non-residents may apply but must appear in person. Places Off Limits: A permittee shall not carry a concealed firearm while he is on the premises of a public building that is
located on the property of a public airport.
A permittee shall not carry a concealed firearm while he is on the premises of:
(a) A public building that is located on the property of a public school or a child care facility or the
property of the Nevada System of Higher Education, unless the permittee has obtained written
permission to carry a concealed firearm while he is on the premises of the public building
(b) A public building that has a metal detector at each public entrance or a sign posted at each public
entrance indicating that no firearms are allowed in the building, unless the permittee is not prohibited
from carrying a concealed firearm while he is on the premises of the public building
Except as otherwise provided in this section, a person shall not carry or possess while on the
property of the Nevada System of Higher Education, a private or public school or child care facility, or while
in a vehicle of a private or public school or child care facility
Resident Permit Reciprocity:
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