Wyoming Gun Law Summary

Question: What are the Gun Laws in Wyoming?
Answer: Child Access Prevention Law? No.

Juvenile Possession Law? No. 

Juvenile Sale/Transfer Law? No. 

State Requirements

Rifles and Shotguns
  • Permit to purchase rifles and shotguns? No.
  • Registration of rifles and shotguns? No.
  • Licensing of owners of rifles and shotguns? No.
  • Permit to carry rifles and shotguns? No.


  • Permit to purchase handgun? No.
  • Registration of handguns? No.
  • Licensing of owners of handguns? No.
  • Permit to carry handguns? No.

Other Requirements

  • Is there a State waiting period? No.
  • Is there a FBI *NICS check for firearm transactions? Yes
  • Permit to carry a concealed weapon required? Yes.
  • Record of sale: Yes.

*NICS - National Instant Check System

Caution: This summary is meant for general purposes only. Firearm laws frequently change.

Source: Department of the Treasury Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms - State Laws And Published Ordinances - Firearms