Maryland Concealed Carry Laws | Gun Laws | USCCA

Carrying a firearm for self-defense comes with a lot of responsibility. Knowing the laws where you carry is just one important task you must undertake as an armed American. To help with that, we will be providing you with a summary of basic carry laws for several states. Learn about the most important things to know when carrying in the Free State below.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.usconcealedcarry.com/blog/basic-concealed-carry-laws-maryland/

Maryland,does not honor CCW or other permits from any other state, except Alabama.

Very correct, @Richard263! That’s what it states on our Reciprocity Map:
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So correct me if I’m wrong, if you want to travel Maryland, and before you cross the state line, you have to unload your weapon and lock it in a container or holster, and it must not be readily accessible from the passenger compartment, or lock in a container other than the glove box if there is no separate compartment, if I am reading the the statue correctly.

Are you traveling TO or THROUGH Maryland?

If you’re traveling TO Maryland,
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That’s from this page:

Traveling THROUGH without a Maryland Permit:
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That’s from this page:

Thank you

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