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Wisconsin Concealed Carry

This is a summary of Wisconsin Concealed Carry and firearm laws. We break them down into a question and answer format to make it easier to understand for those of us that aren’t lawyers.

Wisconsin Concealed Carry Quick Stats:

  • Permit/License: Wisconsin Concealed Carry License
  • Shall Issue to Residents and Non-Residents (Stationed Military Only)
  • 21 years of age minimum
  • Valid for 5 Years
  • $40 Initial / $22 Renewal
  • Processing Time within 22 Days
  • 47 State/Territory Permits Honored
  • 26 States Accept Wisconsin*
  • State Population: 5,893,718 (2020)
  • License Issued: 101,549 (2020)

States That Honor Wisconsin Concealed Carry Licenses (Residents Only)

For non-resident licenses and other states, click on the image to view our Concealed Carry Maps.

Wisconsin Concealed Carry License Example

Wisconsin Concealed Carry License Example

Wisconsin Concealed Carry License Information

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Go To Another State's Concealed Carry Page

To view a state’s concealed carry permit information click on the state. The state’s color represents whether a state is Shall Issue, May Issue, Constitutional Carry, or Right Denied (We explain each state’s status below).

Shall Issue to Residents Only:
Alabama, CaliforniaColorado, Georgia, Guam, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico

Shall Issue to Residents and Non-Residents:
District of Columbia, FloridaIllinois, Indiana, MinnesotaNevada, New JerseyNorth Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

May Issue to Residents Only:
Delaware, Virgin Islands

May Issue to Residents and Non-Residents:
Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York

Constitutional Carry and Shall Issue to Residents Only:
Alaska, Montana, Wyoming

Constitutional Carry and Shall Issue to Residents and Non-Residents:
Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, KentuckyMaine, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Utah, West Virginia

Constitutional Carry and Does Not Issue Permits:
Vermont

Right Denied:
American Samoa, N. Mariana Islands

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