Gun Laws in Delaware

State Law Background

Among other things, Delaware:

State of Gun Violence Factsheet

Delaware does not, however:

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

In 2016, Delaware had the 14th lowest gun death rate per capita among the states, and 111 people died from firearm-related injuries that year. In 2016, Delaware supplied the 22nd highest number of crime guns to other states per capita, but the state imported more crime guns than it exported.

Delaware Firearms Laws

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