New Hampshire Gun & Ammo Laws: A 2nd Amendment Overview for NH Gun Owners

PLEASE NOTE: The laws which impact New Hampshire gun owners are subject to frequent change at the local, state, and federal level so it's wise to consult an attorney or your local law enforcement agency before making any final firearms-related decisions. Our official policy on shipping ammo to New Hampshire can be found here, whereas the information below is meant as a reference point only.

New Hampshire State Constitution

"All persons have the right to keep and bear arms in defense of themselves, their families, their property and the state."

"No person, who is conscientiously scrupulous about the lawfulness of bearing arms, shall be compelled thereto."

Other provisions relating to the power of the people over government:

"All men are born equally free and independent; therefore, all government of right originates from the people, is founded in consent, and instituted for the general good."

"The people of this state have the sole and exclusive right of governing themselves as a free, sovereign, and independent state; and do, and forever hereafter shall, exercise and enjoy every power, jurisdiction, and right, pertaining thereto, which is not, or may not hereafter be, by them expressly delegated to the United States of America in congress assembled."

"Government being instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security, of the whole community, and not for the private interest or emolument of any one man, family, or class of men; therefore, whenever the ends of government are perverted, and public liberty manifestly endangered, and all other means of redress are ineffectual, the people may, and of right ought to reform the old, or establish a new government. The doctrine of nonresistance against arbitrary power, and oppression, is absurd, slavish, and destructive of the good and happiness of mankind."

"The people have a right, in an orderly and peaceable manner, to assemble and consult upon the common good, give instructions to their representatives, and to request of the legislative body, by way of petition or remonstrance, redress of the wrongs done them, and of the grievances they suffer."

New Hampshire Gun Laws

New Hampshire Hunting Rules & Regulations

Hunting in New Hampshire (Source: New Hampshire Fish and Game)
NH Hunting Regulations (Source: eRegulations)
NH Hunting & Fishing Licenses (Source: New Hampshire Fish and Game)
NH Fishing and Hunting License Prices (Source: New Hampshire Fish and Game)
NH Fish and Game Online License Sales System (Source: New Hampshire Fish and Game)
New Hampshire Hunter Education (Source: New Hampshire Fish and Game)

New Hampshire Shooting Ranges

New Hampshire "Where to Shoot" State Shooting Ranges (Source: New Hampshire Fish and Game)
NSSF-Affiliated Shooting Ranges (Source: NSSF's
NRA-Affiliated Shooting Ranges (Source:
All Shooting Ranges (Source:

New Hampshire Competitive Shooting Clubs & Matches

IDPA Clubs (Source:
IDPA Matches (Source:
USPSA Clubs (Source:
USPSA Matches (Source:
USA Shooting Clubs (Source:
USA Shooting Matches (Source:
4-H Shooting Sports State Contacts (Source:

New Hampshire NRA Training Courses & Fundraising Events

New Hampshire State Firearm & Hunting Associations

New Hampshire Gun Shows and FFLs

New Hampshire Gun & Knife Shows (Source:
New Hampshire Gun Shows (Source:
New Hampshire FFL Holders (Source:
NICS Firearm Checks by State (Source:
New Hampshire Mental Health Records Submitted to NICS (Source:

New Hampshire's Yearly Ranking in "Best Gun-Friendly States" by Guns & Ammo Magazine

New Hampshire Elected Public Officials

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Statewide Officials (Source:
NRA's Ranking of New Hampshire Public Officials (Source:

New Hampshire Public Finances and Personal & Economic Freedom Rankings

New Hampshire State Business Tax Climate Rankings

New Hampshire State Business Tax Climate Rank (Source: Tax Foundation)
Taxes in New Hampshire (Source: Tax Foundation)