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Overview for Alaska

Alaska is one of the few states that allows concealed carry, without a permit.

In fact you don’t really need a permit in Alaska. Most people that have one, use it for other states that honor Alaska’s permits. Most of Alaska firearm regulations are easy going compared to most states.

There is a law in Alaska that allows people under the age of 18 to own a firearm. However, this goes against federal law, which says that citizens must at least 18 or older to possess a firearm.


Permit to PurchaseDetails
Open CarryDetails
Concealed CarryDetails
State Preemption of Local RestrictionsDetails
Firearm RegistrationDetails
Owner LicenseDetails
Law Long-guns Handguns
Permit to PurchaseNoNo
Open CarryYesYes
Concealed CarryNoYes
State Preemption of Local RestrictionsYesYes
Firearm RegistrationNoNo
Owner LicenseNoNo

The Concealed Carry Permit

(often encompasses the open carry permit)

Offical Concealed Carry page for Alaska.


Alaska honors the permits of

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas , Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Alaska's permits are honored by

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas , Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming


Alaska FAQ


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