Wyoming Gun Laws
Wyoming State Gun And Self-Defense Laws: YOU MUST ABIDE WITH ALL LAWS: STATE, FEDERAL AND LOCAL. Always Consult An Attorney
|Rifles & Shotguns||Handguns|
|Permit to Purchase||NO||NO|
|Registration of Firearms||NO||NO|
|Licensing of Owners||NO||NO|
|Permit to Carry||NO||NO*|
* A Wyoming resident permit can be obtained for the purposes of carrying concealed while in other states that offers recognition or reciprocity.
State Self-Defense Law Review: Always Consult An Attorney
Duty to retreat before using Deadly force outside of Special Places
|Yes, if retreat is a reasonable alternative|
Crimes Justifying use of Deadly Force outside of Special Places
Duty to Retreat when occupying special Places - Special places Mentioned in Statute such as Home, Workplace, Occupied Vehicle
|No - Home habitation|
Presumption of Reasonableness in Special Places - Unlawful Acts justifying use of Deadly Force in Special Places
|Yes - Unlawful and forcible entry or attempted forcible removal from home or habitation|
Immunity from Civil liability
Notable Provisions of this State's Self-Defense Law
How to obtain a Concealed Carry Permit in Wyoming
Any Wyoming resident who has satisfied the requirements of W.S. § 6-8-104 (b) (c) and (g), may obtain a permit.
Application forms can be obtained at any Wyoming Sheriff's Office. Upon completion, the application MUST be submitted to the sheriff's office in your Wyoming County of residence.
A CCW is valid for five (5) years from the date of issue.
If you have a question about the Wyoming Concealed Firearm Permit Program please call (307) 777-7181 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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