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Carrying of Firearms-Missouri

Firearm is defined in Title 38 as any weapon that is designed or adapted to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive.  A person carrying a firearm shall always carry the concealed carry endorsement.[i] A certificate of qualification for a concealed carry endorsement is issued by the County Sheriff.  The applicant must be 23 years of age or older and should assume residency unless military exception applies.  The applicant must be mentally competent and should not be convicted of any crime or pled guilty.[ii]

The states that recognize Missouri permits are Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

Missouri recognizes permits of all states.

A concealed carry endorsement shall be valid for a period of three years from the date of issuance or renewal.  The processing fee for the application of concealed carry endorsement is $100.  The renewal fee is not more than $50.

[i] § 571.121 R.S.Mo.

[ii] § 571.101 R.S.Mo.

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