Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Legal & Legislation

West Virginia: Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Expands to Iowa and New Hampshire

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Yesterday, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R) announced that West Virginia has entered into full concealed handgun reciprocity agreements with both Iowa and New Hampshire.  Therefore, West Virginia residents with a valid concealed handgun license (CHL) may now carry a concealed handgun for self-defense in both states.

This official agreement with New Hampshire and Iowa marks the 28th and 29th states with which West Virginia CHL holders have full reciprocal agreements.  Please note, permit holders must comply with the laws that apply in every state they are traveling.

For a complete listing of states that recognize West Virginia CHLs, click here.

More Like This From Around The NRA


Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.