Gun Laws in North Dakota

State Law Background

North Dakota does not:

State of Gun Violence Factsheet

Local governments in North Dakota generally lack authority to regulate firearms and ammunition, and North Dakota affords local law enforcement some discretion in issuing concealed carry licenses.

In 2017, North Dakota had the 25th highest gun death rate among the states. North Dakota also supplied crime guns to other states at the 15th highest rate among the states. North Dakota exported crime guns at nearly twice the national rate and at a much higher rate than it imported crime guns.

North Dakota Firearms Laws

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