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Overview for Missouri

Firearms cannot be carried onto school grounds whether loaded or unloaded in Missouri. This extends to school buses, and official school functions. There are firearm related courses and events that students can partake in at school. The student cannot carry a firearm onto a school bus, school premises, or into official school functions. The school board needs to have a clear written policy on the disciplinary measures that will be taken should a student violate these laws. Suspension must be a year or more, or the student must be expelled.

It is illegal to bring a firearm to polling areas on an election day.

Permit to PurchaseDetails
Open CarryDetails
Concealed CarryDetails
State Preemption of Local RestrictionsDetails
Firearm RegistrationDetails
Owner LicenseDetails

Law Long-guns Handguns
Permit to Purchase No No
Open Carry No 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 Missouri.

Missouri Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Missouri Magazine Capacity


Missouri FAQ

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