Responsible firearms ownership starts with understanding the gun rights and state laws that apply to you as a Maryland resident. The population of Maryland is 6.1 million as of October 2021, and the state has one of the stricter stances on distributing concealed carry licenses. Around 24,000 concealed carry in Maryland, which equates to only 0.4% of the population.
Understanding how your gun rights translate across state lines (also known as reciprocity) is an important aspect of Maryland concealed carry. Maryland has reciprocity agreements with 26 states but doesn’t honor licenses or permits from any other state. A Maryland concealed carry permit is valid for two years, and the minimum age to have one is 21.
You need an education partner you can trust if you’re interested in obtaining your Maryland concealed carry license. Concealed Coalition has trained over a million U.S. citizens on how to carry their weapons safely and effectively. Contact us to find online or local training to get your concealed carry license.