Florida is one of the many states that offers reciprocity for people with Concealed Weapons Permits (CWP) from other states.
Florida does require that for w concealed carry permit to be valid in Florida it must have been issued to a resident of the state where it was issued. There only a few states that have this requirement. They are Colorado, Kansas, South Carolina, Michigan, West Virgina, and New Hampshire. Notably all of those states except South Carolina honer a Florida Concealed Weapons Permit.
A Florida Concealed weapons permit is valid in the following states:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming
A Florida Concealed weapons permit is NOT valid in the following states:
California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington,American Samoa, Guam, N. Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
For the most up to date information, an individual should check the Attorney General’s website. Follow the following links for a map of US reciprocity agreements, a Map of Florida Reciprocity agreements.