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Local, state, and federal government websites often end in .gov. State of Georgia government websites and email systems use “georgia.gov” or “ga.gov” at the end of the address. Before sharing sensitive or personal information, make sure you’re on an official state website.
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Eligible Georgians may apply for a Weapons Carry License to carry out of state.
A Weapons Carry License (WCL), also called a firearms license, allows you to legally carry a concealed firearm in states that practice firearm permit reciprocity with Georgia. You do not need a WCL to purchase or carry a firearm in Georgia.
You can find detailed information about Georgia’s gun laws on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives website.
To apply for a WCL, you must:
*In some situations, you can ask for approval from the county probate judge. Consult with an attorney if you have any questions about your eligibility. If you don’t have an attorney, you can find one by contacting the State Bar of Georgia.