Effective August 14, 2003, North Carolina law allows residents of other states
who have a Concealed Carry Handgun Permit issued by their state to carry concealed handguns in North Carolina
if the person's state also grants the same privilege to North Carolinians.
Remember that while traveling in other states, you are subject to the laws of that
state so please be aware that the use of deadly force laws may be different as well as those places where
carrying concealed is prohibited. Consider contacting the Attorney General's Office of the state in
which you will be traveling for the current laws of that state.
Here is links to all 50 state Attorney General's Offices listed
North Carolinians who have a concealed carry permit from North
Carolina will be able to possess a concealed handgun while visiting states on the list but you will be
subject to the laws of that state and you are responsible for educating yourself about those laws.
Similarly, if you have a concealed carry permit from one of the states on this list, you will be able to
possess a concealed handgun while you visit North Carolina. However, while you are in North Carolina you will
be subject to all of North Carolina Concealed Handgun laws.
To obtain a current list of those states with reciprocity agreements with North