Nebraska Gun Laws
Nebraska State Gun And Self-Defense Laws: YOU MUST ABIDE WITH ALL LAWS: STATE, FEDERAL AND LOCAL. Always Consult An Attorney
|Rifles & Shotguns||Handguns|
|Permit to Purchase||NO||YES|
|Registration of Firearms||NO||NO|
|Licensing of Owners||NO||NO|
|Permit to Carry||NO||YES|
State Self-Defense Law Review: Always Consult An Attorney
Duty to retreat before using Deadly force outside of Special Places
Crimes Justifying use of Deadly Force outside of Special Places
|Kidnapping, forced sexual intercourse|
Duty to Retreat when occupying special Places - Special places Mentioned in Statute such as Home, Workplace, Occupied Vehicle
|No - Dwelling or place of work|
Presumption of Reasonableness in Special Places - Unlawful Acts justifying use of Deadly Force in Special Places
|No - Attempt to dispossess you of your dwelling, arson, burglary, robbery or other felonious theft or property destruction and either intruder is using deadly force or defending with anything less than deadly force would result in death or serious bodily injury|
Immunity from Civil liability
Notable Provisions of this State's Self-Defense Law
How to obtain a Concealed Carry Permit in Nebraska
In 2006, the Nebraska Unicameral passed LB454 creating the Concealed Handgun Permit Act. The law allowing an individual to obtain a permit to carry a concealed handgun in accordance with the Act took effect January 1, 2007.
Applicants, who have completed an approved handgun training & safety course and completed a Concealed Handgun Permit Application, can present the application and necessary documentation in person to the Nebraska State Patrol location nearest them.
How to Apply, Renew Or Update A a CHP License: CLICK HERE
You must appear in person when applying for an Initial or Renewal CCW Permit. Please click the link to find the NSP location nearest you to make an appointment: Conceal Carry Permit Locations.