Kansas Reciprocity & Recognitions
The laws governing the legal use, storage and carrying of firearms are constantly changing. Below are the applicable laws in the State of Kansas as of4/05/2013. The below information is designed to be a guide and not the final word. If you have specific questions, please refer to the State of Kansas legislation at ag.ks.gov. Another great resource is offices of the Attorney General for the State of Kansas.
75-7c02. (c) A valid license, issued by any other state or the District of Columbia, to carry a firearm shall be recognized as valid in this state, but only while the holder is not a resident of Kansas, if the attorney general determines that standards for issuance of such license or permit by such state or district are reasonably similar to or greater than the standards imposed by this act. The attorney general shall maintain and publish a list of such states and district which the attorney general determines have standards reasonably similar to or greater than the standards imposed by this act.
(d) A person who establishes residency in this state may carry concealed handguns under the terms of this act until the person’s application for a license under this act is approved or denied, provided that the person has been issued and possesses a valid license or permit to carry a firearm from a jurisdiction recognized by the attorney general under subsection (c) and carries with that license or permit a receipt issued by the attorney general, which states that the person’s application for licensure under this act has been received. For purposes of such application, possession of the valid nonresident license or permit to carry a firearm shall satisfy the requirements of subsection (b)(2) of K.S.A. 2011 Supp. 75-7c04, and amendments thereto.
The State of kansas honors all concealed carry permits/licenses from the states listed below:
Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia
The Kansas License to Carry Concealed Firearm is honored by all states listed below:
Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin