Does Florida offer concealed carry weapon reciprocity?


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Florida offers concealed carry reciprocity to a number of states, as listed by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Of the 50 states, 34 share concealed carry reciprocity with Florida.

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Concealed carry reciprocity, as defined by USA Carry, is as an agreement in which concealed carry permits are mutually honored between separate states. Florida strictly requires this reciprocity agreement when dealing with other states. Therefore, Florida refuses to honor the concealed carry permits of states that do not honor Florida's concealed carry permits. It is important to note that concealed carry reciprocity does not excuse permit holders from the firearms laws that exist within the states to which they travel, notes the FDACS.

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