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Overview for Georgia

Georgia does not allow firearm discharge within 1000ft of a school, school bus, other school transportation, or school function. The 1000ft can extend beyond the school’s property. Written permission can be provided by a school official to allow this. This does not apply to licensed people picking up students, shooting events, organized sports events, firearms training, or locked compartment/gun rack in a vehicle owned by someone at least 21 years old, when the vehicle is used to pick up or drop off a student.

Firearms cannot be discharged within 50 yards of a street or highway. Unless you have written permission from the owner fire a weapon on private land that you do not own is illegal.


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

The Concealed Carry Permit

(often encompasses the open carry permit)

Offical Concealed Carry page for Georgia.


Georgia honors the permits of

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Georgia's permits are honored by

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming


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