If you own a gun or want to own a gun these resources can explain the laws on firearms in North Carolina, where to go for permits you might need, and where you can get training and learn more about firearms.
NC Firearms Law
Basic firearms and weapons law of North Carolina. Just about everything you need to know to own or carry a firearm.
Carrying concealed weapons
A useful FAQ from the North Carolina Rifle & Pistol Association
Getting a permit
- How to obtain a gun permit in Wake County
- How to obtain a gun permit in Durham County
- How to obtain a gun permit in Orange County
- Johnston Co. Sheriff Dept. contact information
- Chatham Co. Sheriff Dept. Permits Division
- Concealed Gun Permits Statistics (12/1/95-7/31/08)     Numbers on permits requested, issued, denied and revoked.
For other counties contact your local sheriff's office:
Hunter Education Course
Firearm and hunting safety course offered by the NC Wildlife Resources Comission.
Firearms and Ammunitions Glossary
A work in progress dictionary from the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute.