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Rhode Island Concealed Carry Laws

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Rhode Island Gun Laws

  Open Carry: Open carry allowed only with permit
  Duty to Notify Law Enforcement: Required by law to notify the officer upon official contact or when ID requested
  State Parks: Carry in prohibited. Firearms must be unloaded and cased in vehicle.
  Restaurants Serving Alcohol: No restriction
  Firearms at Colleges: Schools individually decide the weapons policy.
  Firearms at K-12 Schools: RI permittees may have loaded handgun in vehicle only.
  Magazine Capacity Limitations: No restrictions
  Suppressor Ownership: Prohibited
  Vehicle Possession by Non-Permitees: A carry permit from any state is required for transportation of handguns through the state.
  Firearm Law Uniformity: Uniform throughout state
  Permit Training Requirements: Must take a class from a certified NRA instructor.
  Permit Issuing Authority: AG or Local Officials
  May/Shall Issue: Depends on if you apply from the AG or Local Officials. Both issue permits.
  State Website: none
  Length of Permit Validity: Four Years
  Permit Application Process: Depends on where you apply.
  Non-Resident Permits: Only those who live or own a business in RI may apply.
  Places Off Limits: Carrying of Weapon While Under the Influence of Liquor or Drugs. - It is unlawful to carry
or transport any firearm in this state when intoxicated or under the influence of intoxicating liquor or narcotic
drugs.
  Resident Permit Reciprocity:
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