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Overview for Iowa

In Indiana any student who brings a firearm to school has to be expelled.

Permit to PurchaseDetails
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Owner LicenseDetails

Law Long-guns Handguns
Permit to Purchase No Yes
Open Carry Yes Yes
Concealed Carry No Yes
State Preemption of Local Restrictions Yes Yes
Firearm Registration No No
Owner License No No

The Concealed Carry Permit

(often encompasses the open carry permit)

Official Concealed Carry page for Iowa.

Iowa Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Iowa Magazine Capacity


Does Iowa have a gun buy back program?

Iowa does not run, or fund any gun buyback programs.

Does Iowa have an inheritance gun law?

Iowa does not have an inheritance gun law.

Iowa FAQ

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