June 28, 2021 UPDATE: Reciprocity with Ohio has been reinstated after the state's removal was found to be in error. For more information on Ohio's reciprocity with Nevada click here.
July 1, 2021 UPDATE: Reciprocity with South Dakota has been reinstated after the state's removal was reversed. For more information on South Dakota's reciprocity with Nevada click here.
Concealed carriers with permits issued in
Ohio, Florida, Mississippi, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Virginia will no longer be allowed to carry their handgun in the state of Nevada. The change will go into effect as of July First, 2021.
In particular, Nevada, Reno, and Las Vegas are popular vacation destinations, so this is sure to affect many concealed carriers across the country.
According to the Nevada Revised Statutes: NRS 202.3689
NRS 202.3689 Department to prepare list of states that meet certain requirements concerning permits; Department to provide copy of list to law enforcement agencies in this State; Department to make list available to public.
1. On or before July 1 of each year, the Department shall:
(a) Determine whether each state requires a person to complete any training, class or program before the issuance of a permit to carry a concealed firearm in that state.
(b) Determine whether each state has an electronic database which identifies each individual who possesses a valid permit to carry a concealed firearm issued by that state and which a law enforcement officer in this State may access at all times through a national law enforcement telecommunications system.
(c) Prepare a list of states that meet the requirements of paragraphs (a) and (b).
(d) Provide a copy of the list prepared pursuant to paragraph (c) to each law enforcement agency in this State.
2. The Department shall, upon request, make the list prepared pursuant to subsection 1 available to the public.
Nevada has Reciprocity With:
- Idaho Enhanced Permit
- New Mexico
- North Dakota (Class 1)
- Ohio (reinstated after it was removed in error)
- West Virginia
You can find this list of approved states by clicking here.
Reciprocity and gun laws change more than we may think. It is always essential to know the laws of the states you plan on visiting. The best one-stop shop for reciprocity and state-specific gun and self-defense law is undoubtedly our book Legal Boundaries By State.
It is available as a hard copy and digital copy. The digital copy is regularly updated when laws change, and you get free access to the digital copy if you purchase the physical book. You won't find a more comprehensive and up-to-date resource.
You can also check out our accurate reciprocity map builder here.