New York

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Apply for Gun Carry Permit New York –

New York Hunting License –

Woodhaven,  Woodhaven Rifle and Pistol Range –

Wallkill, Wallkill River Small Arms –

STATE CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISION – None. However, Article 2, Section 4 of the New York Civil Rights Law provides: “A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms cannot be infringed.”

Gun Laws Overview

Permit to PurchaseNo*Yes
Registration of FirearmsNo*Yes
Licensing of OwnersNo*Yes
Permit to CarryNo*Yes
* Except in New York City.

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.

RECIPROCITY NOTES: Michigan recognizes New York’s RESIDENT permit only.  

Castle DoctrineNo Law
No-Net LossNo Legislation
Right to Carry ConfidentialityProvisions Enacted
Right to Carry in RestaurantsLegal
Right To Carry LawsRights Restricted-Very Limited Issue
Right To Carry Reciprocity and RecognitionNone
Right to Keep & Bear Arms State Constitutional ProvisionsNo Provisions