North Dakota Gun & Ammo Laws: A 2nd Amendment Overview for North Dakota Gun Owners

PLEASE NOTE: The laws which impact North Dakota 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 North Dakota can be found here, whereas the information below is meant as a reference point only.

North Dakota State Constitution

"All individuals are by nature equally free and independent and have certain inalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty; acquiring, possessing and protecting property and reputation; pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness; and to keep and bear arms for the defense of their person, family, property, and the state, and for lawful hunting, recreational and other lawful purposes, which shall not be infringed."

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

"All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security and benefit of the people, and they have a right to alter or reform the same whenever the public good may require."

North Dakota Gun Laws

North Dakota Gun Laws Overview (Source: NRA-ILA)
North Dakota Concealed Carry (CCW) Overview (Source:
North Dakota Concealed Weapon Licenses (Source: North Dakota Attorney General)
North Dakota Concealed Weapons General Information (Source: North Dakota Attorney General)

North Dakota Hunting Rules & Regulations

North Dakota Hunting (Source: North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
North Dakota Regulations and Hunting Guides (Source: North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
North Dakota Licensing (Source: North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
North Dakota Buy and Apply Online (Source: North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
North Dakota Hunter Education (Source: North Dakota Game and Fish Department)

North Dakota Shooting Ranges

North Dakota Public Shooting Ranges (Source: North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
NSSF-Affiliated Shooting Ranges (Source: NSSF's
NRA-Affiliated Shooting Ranges (Source:
All Shooting Ranges (Source:

North Dakota 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:

North Dakota NRA Training Courses & Fundraising Events

North Dakota State Firearm & Hunting Associations

North Dakota Gun Shows and FFLs

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

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

North Dakota Elected Public Officials

Congressional (Source:
Gubernatorial (Source:
State Legislature (Source:
Statewide Officials (Source:
NRA's Ranking of North Dakota Public Officials (Source:

North Dakota Public Finances and Personal & Economic Freedom Rankings

Alabama State Business Tax Climate Rankings

North Dakota State Business Tax Climate Rank (Source: Tax Foundation)
Taxes in North Dakota (Source: Tax Foundation)