Gun Laws in South Dakota

State Law Background

Among other things, South Dakota law does not:

State of Gun Violence Factsheet

In addition, in 2009, South Dakota repealed the state’s 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases.

In 2017, South Dakota had the 18th lowest gun death rate among the states. South Dakota also exports more crime guns to other states than it imports.

South Dakota Firearms Laws

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