New Hampshire's Open Carry

New Hampshire allows open carry of handguns on one's person, but not in a vehicle. It is illegal to have a loaded long gun in a vehicle.


NHRS XII §159:6, NHRS XVIII §207:7

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 New Hampshire firearm laws

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