Indiana Open Carry

Open carry is legal with an Indiana Handgun License. The license does not specify what type of carry, only that is a “License To Carry Handgun” which you can see in the example permit above.

The minimum age to open carry is 18 with an Indiana Handgun License.

Open carrying in a vehicle is also not legal.

The following is a list of places that are off-limits when carrying a weapon in Indiana:

  • In or On School Property.
  • On a school bus
  • In or on property that is being used by a school for a school function
  • Private School(IC 20*9.1*1*3) & (IC 35*41*1*24.7)
  • Head Start (IC 35*41*1*24.7)
  • Preschool (IC 35-41-1-24.7)
  • IC 35*47*9*1Allows the carry of firearms by persons permitted to possess and who are transporting a person to or from school or a school function.
  • On an aircraft
  • Controlled access areas of an airport
  • During annual State Fair 80 IAC 4-4-4 (Must lock in vehicle)
  • Shipping port 130 IAC 4-1-8 (Controlled by Indiana Port Commission)
  • A riverboat Casino

For concealed carry information, visit our Indiana concealed carry page.

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  • Jeff Hagan

    Does my Indiana concealed carry permit allow me to open carry in Indiana?

    • Mv

      Open carry is legal with an Indiana Handgun License. The license does not specify what type of carry, only that is a “License To Carry Handgun” which you can see in the example permit above.

  • Spartan

    To the Web Master. See above fir Indiana. Do you mean “Open carrying in a vehicle is also legal” instead of not legal?

  • Benjamin Michel

    I would like to find more on open carry where can I go to find out more?

  • Its been a year fix your typo

    I am glad to see that I can open carry in Indiana except in a vehicle. I suppose I need to buy bigger shirts to ensure it is covered when I sit down in my car.

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