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What are the Gun Laws in Wyoming?

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Question: What are the Gun Laws in Wyoming?
Answer: Child Access Prevention Law? No.
Definition

Juvenile Possession Law? No.
Definition

Juvenile Sale/Transfer Law? No.
Definition

State Requirements

Rifles and Shotguns
  • Permit to purchase rifles and shotguns? No.

  • Registration of rifles and shotguns? No.

  • Licensing of owners of rifles and shotguns? No.

  • Permit to carry rifles and shotguns? No.


Handguns

  • Permit to purchase handgun? No.

  • Registration of handguns? No.

  • Licensing of owners of handguns? No.

  • Permit to carry handguns? No.


Other Requirements

  • Is there a State waiting period? No.

  • Is there a FBI *NICS check for firearm transactions? Yes

  • Permit to carry a concealed weapon required? Yes.

  • Record of sale: Yes.

*NICS - National Instant Check System

Caution: This summary is meant for general purposes only. Firearm laws frequently change.

Source: Department of the Treasury Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms - State Laws And Published Ordinances - Firearms

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