Florida

Helpful Resource Links

Florida Concealed Weapon License Application – https://www.fdacs.gov/Consumer-Resources/Concealed-Weapon-License

Florida Hunting and Fishing License – https://myfwc.com/license/recreational/hunting/

Pensacola Indoor Shooting Range – http://www.pensacolaindoorshootingrange.com/

Bay Guns and Gear, Panama City – http://baygunsandgear.com/

The Powder Room Indoor Range, Panama City – https://powderroompcb.com/home

Merritt Island Gun Company – https://merrittislandguncompany.com/

Port Malabar Rifle and Gun Club, Palm Bay – http://www.pmrpc.com/

Frogbones Family Shooting Center Melbourne –  https://frogbones.com/frogbones-family-shooting-center/range/

Gun Manufacturer Keltec, Cocoa – https://www.keltecweapons.com/

Gun Manufacturer Spikes Firearm, Appopka –https://www.spikestactical.com/

Gun Manufacturer Core Rifle Systems, Ocala – https://core15rifles.com/

Titusville Rifle and Pistol Club – Titusville, http://titusvillegun.org/code/Home.aspx

Port Malabar Rifle and Pistol Club, Palm Bay – http://www.pmrpc.com/

Bay County Shooting Range, Panama City – https://myfwc.com/hunting/safety-education/shooting-ranges/bay/

Florida Gun Laws

Monday, May 4, 2020

STATE CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISION – Article 1, Section 8.

“(a) The right of the people to keep and bear arms in defense of themselves and of the lawful authority of the state shall not be infringed, except that the manner of bearing arms may be regulated by law. (b) There shall be a mandatory period of three days, excluding weekends and legal holidays, between the purchase and delivery at retail of any handgun. For the purposes of this section, “purchase” means the transfer of money or other valuable consideration to the retailer, and “handgun” means a firearm capable of being carried and used by one hand, such as a pistol or revolver. Holders of a concealed weapon permit as prescribed in Florida law shall not be subject to the provisions of this paragraph. (c) . . . anyone violating the provisions of subsection (b) shall be guilty of a felony. (d) This restriction shall not apply to a trade in of another handgun.” Article 1, Section 8.

The legislature of the State of Florida, in a declaration of policy incorporated in its “Weapons and Firearms” statute, recognizes that adult citizens of the state retain their constitutional right to keep and bear firearms for hunting and sporting activities and for defense of self, family, home, and business and as collectibles.

Gun Laws Overview

RIFLES & SHOTGUNSHANDGUNS
Permit to PurchaseNoNo
Registration of FirearmsNoNo
Licensing of OwnersNoNo
Permit to CarryNoYes

The list and map below are included as a tool to assist you in validating your information.  We have made every effort to report the information correctly, however reciprocity and recognition agreements are subject to frequent change.  The information is not intended as legal advice or a restatement of law and does not include:  restrictions that may be placed on non-resident permits, individuals under the age of 21, qualifying permit classes, and/or any other factor which may limit reciprocity and/or recognition.  For any particular situation, a licensed local attorney must be consulted for an accurate interpretation.  YOU MUST ABIDE WITH ALL LAWS: STATE, FEDERAL AND LOCAL.

STATE STATUS
Castle DoctrineEnacted
No-Net LossEnacted
Right to Carry ConfidentialityProvisions Enacted
Right to Carry in RestaurantsPartial Ban
Right To Carry LawsShall Issue
Right To Carry Reciprocity and RecognitionTrue Reciprocity
Right to Keep & Bear Arms State Constitutional ProvisionsWith Provisions