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What are the Gun Laws in Idaho?

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Question: What are the Gun Laws in Idaho?
Caution: This summary is meant for general purposes only. Firearm laws frequently change and the following answers may not reflect changes in the laws.
Answer:
Child Access Prevention Law? No
Definition

Juvenile Possession Law? Yes.
Definition

Juvenile Sale/Transfer Law? Yes
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? Yes. A permit is required if concealed.
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
    **A permit to carry concealed is not needed outside the limits of cities or towns.
  • Record of sale: No
*NICS - National Instant Check System

Caution: This summary is meant for general purposes only. Firearm laws frequently change and the following answers may not reflect changes in the laws.

See Also: National Rifle Association of America, Institute for Legislative Action

Idaho Firearm Laws
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Note: Because the above information is in the most general of terms and laws change frequently, I do not answers questions about gun laws. The safest direction is to contact the local police department or the police department in states you plan to travel or move to for clarification on any questions regarding gun laws. Thank you.

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