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Overview for Utah

With a score of 0 for the Brady Champaign (as of 2011) Utah has some of the least restrictive gun laws in the U.S. alongside Alaska, and Arizona.

It is illegal to fire a gun from a vehicle, boat ramp, developed beaches, golf courses, or designated camp or picnic sites. The same applies to within 600ft of any structure that feeds or houses domesticated animals without the written permission of the owner. It is illegal to fire a weapon within 600ft of a private home without the owner’s written permission.


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 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 Utah.


Utah honors the permits of

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Utah's permits are honored by

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