In Nevada, adults may purchase and openly carry firearms without a permit. However, you must obtain a concealed handgun permit to carry a concealed gun on (or near) your body. (15 Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 202.3657.)
For more information, see Open and Concealed Gun Carrying Laws in Nevada.
In Nevada, you may obtain one permit to carry all handguns you own. To obtain a concealed handgun permit, you must apply at the sheriff’s office in the county where you reside. To qualify, you must:
Additionally you must NOT:
(15 Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § § 202.3657, 202.369.)
Yes. Each year, the Nevada Department of Public Safety issues a list of states from which a valid concealed carry permit is recognized. If you have a license from a reciprocal state, and you are not a Nevada resident, your license is valid in Nevada. If you are a Nevada resident (or become one), you must apply for a Nevada permit.
A current list of reciprocal states is available at the Nevada Department of Public Safety’s website.
(15 Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 202.3688.)
It is a category C felony to carry a concealed firearm without a permit in Nevada. Penalties include a fine of up to $10,000, at least one year (and up to five years) in prison, or both. (15 Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 202.350.)
If you have any questions about whether you are allowed to carry a gun in Nevada, or if you are facing charges for a gun permit violation, consult a qualified criminal defense lawyer.