CCW permit... options?

Discussion in 'Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection' started by BeyondTheBox, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. BeyondTheBox

    BeyondTheBox New Member

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    Hope I'm not showing my true ignorance too much here, but I was at a bar recently, talking with a buddy about getting his first handgun and our permits. The bartender overheard and joined in. He mentioned something about a broader scope permit that covers a large number of the states, rather than just ours. He called it a Utah license or permit, does this sound legitimate to anybody?

    I like the idea of an interstate permit, though I very rarely travel outside of my own. Just curious I guess...
     
  2. Bizdaddy

    Bizdaddy New Member

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    It's called reciprocity and yes it's real. Every state that has CC has the option to accept other states licenses. If I remember correctly Florida and Utah are the most widely accepted and nonresidents can get CHL(that's what it's called in Texas) from those states.
     

  3. Chainfire

    Chainfire Well-Known Member Supporter

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    You will get what ever permit is issued in your state. I doubt that there are different levels of CCW in your state. (I have been surprised before). You will have to check which additional states will honor your license, but you will have to be aware that the different states have different carry rules that you will have to follow when traveling.

    There are good references for the correct to answer to these types of questions and forums are not the best source. Your states laws, regarding CCW, will most likely be online, and if you don't understand them, or you are not sure you understand them, talk to a lawyer who does gun cases where you live. This advice is coming from a plumber.........
     
  4. BeyondTheBox

    BeyondTheBox New Member

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    So he meant Utah quite literal in term. Okay, cool, good info thanks.
     
  5. rigjumpr

    rigjumpr New Member

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    yep Biz is correct,
     
  6. Bizdaddy

    Bizdaddy New Member

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    Yes, he meant Utah literally. Lol
     
  7. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    Check your state regulations. While you CAN obtain a non-resident permit from a broadly accepted state, SOME states require that to carry IN YOUR HOME STATE, you must have a resident license from that state.

    Example- I live in East Dakota. I CAN get a permit from the state of North Alabama that is recognized in 36 states, BUT- as a RESIDENT of East Dakota, I cannot carry in East Dakota without an East Dakota permit. Varies from state to state- that is why I said check YOUR state regs.
     
  8. BeyondTheBox

    BeyondTheBox New Member

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    I get ya, already figured and planned on that one.
     
  9. Bizdaddy

    Bizdaddy New Member

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    Um where the hell is the state of East Dakota or North Alabama?
     
  10. Bizdaddy

    Bizdaddy New Member

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    I know it's an example but why not just use real states?
     
  11. bryanflowers

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    Well because if you say that Virginia for example accepts South Carolina's permit and you are wrong then you have mislead someone. If you simply youse hypothetical states then the example works without being wrong. That why. Just my .02
     
  12. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    Exactly. I'm usually in the State of Confusion, Disarray, or Panic. :p