State Law Background

Idaho does not:

Local governments in Idaho generally lack authority to regulate firearms and ammunition.

In 2016, Idaho had the 19th highest rate of gun deaths per capita among the states. Additionally, according to 2016 Firearms Trace Data from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Idaho supplied the 17th highest number of crime guns to other states per capita, and the state exports more than twice as many crime guns as it imports.

Idaho Firearms Laws

For details about specific firearms laws in Idaho, choose a topic below, or see all of the firearms laws in this state.