Overview for Nebraska

The state of Nebraska requires a certificate to receive, buy, or sell handguns in most cases. There are exemptions such as, if the handgun is an antique, it is to a law enforcement agency, the person receiving the transfer is a federally licensed firearms dealer, if the transfer is between a spouses, or to parents, grandparents, uncles, nieces, nephews, or siblings. It is required by law that firearms dealers give every person buying a firearm information from the Department of Health and Human Services, about the dangers of leaving loaded firearms unsupervised around children.

Permit to PurchaseDetails
Open CarryDetails
Concealed CarryDetails
State Preemption of Local RestrictionsDetails
Firearm RegistrationDetails
Owner LicenseDetails
Law Long-guns Handguns
Permit to PurchaseNoYes
Open CarryNoYes
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 Nebraska.

Nebraska honors the permits of

Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming

Nebraska's permits are honored by

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

Nebraska FAQ

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