Rhode Island's Open Carry

Open carry in Rhode Island requires a permit form the attorney general. Permits issued by local authorities do not allow for open carry.


RI Gen. Stat. 11–47–18

What is Open Carry?

Open carry is the ability to carry a gun in plain view. Some states require a permit to open carry, and some do not, but most have restrictions on where it is legal to open carry.

Other Rhode Island firearm laws

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