• An owner's license is required for long guns and handguns
  • Permit to Purchase: Required for long guns and handguns
  • Overview for New York

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    Overview for New York

    While New York State has fairly restrictive; gun laws New York Cities are much stricter

    Since New York State doesn't have preemption over local restrictions many local governments have their own firearm restrictions. In the event of a firearm being stolen the owner has 24 hours to report the theft to the police. It is illegal to alter or remove the serial number of any firearm.

    There is a $3 registration fee for firearms. All firearms that the state of New York classifies as “assault weapons” have to be registered by January 15, 2014.

    New York City


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

    The Concealed Carry Permit

    (often encompasses the open carry permit)

    New York City

    Offical Concealed Carry page for New York.


    New York honors the permits of

    New York does not honor any other stat's permits.

    New York's permits are honored by

    Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Wisconsin


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