Traveling With Firearms
Traveling with a firearm requires advance research of the laws, rules or policies of every locale along your route. First, verify that you are allowed to carry your firearm at your destination. If you can legally carry there, you’ll need to determine how to get your firearm there. We will cover some of the basics for the various forms of travel including;
Remember, these policies are subject to change, so verify with the carrier prior to each trip you make to ensure you have the most up-to-date information.
It is also a good idea to have relevant documents when carrying a gun while traveling.
- Copies of your Concealed Carry Permit(s).
- A copy of the Firearm Owners Protection Act (FOPA).
- Copies of 18 USC § 926A.
- Printed reciprocity map(s) showing the states that have reciprocity with yours.
- Any documents proving that you legally own the firearms you are transporting.