In Delaware, adults may purchase and openly carry firearms without a permit. However, you must obtain a concealed handgun license to carry a concealed gun on (or near) your body. (11 Del. Code Ann. § 1442.) For more information, see Open and Concealed Gun Carrying Laws in Delaware.
To obtain a concealed handgun license (good for a term of 3 years), you must apply at the principal clerk of the court in the county where you reside. To qualify, you must:
(11 Del. Code Ann. § 1441.)
Yes. Each year, the Delaware Attorney General publishes a list of reciprocal states. If you have a license from one of the reciprocal states, your license is valid in Delaware.
(11 Del. Code Ann. § 1441(j).)
It is a class D felony to carry a concealed handgun in Delaware without a concealed carry license. (11 Del. Code Ann. § 1442.) Penalties may include a fine, several years in prison, or both.
If you have any questions about whether you are allowed to carry a gun in Delaware, or if you are facing charges for a gun permit violation, consult a qualified criminal defense lawyer.