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Kentucky Gun Laws

This is meant to serve as a reference and resource for those looking to access, study, or read specific firearm related laws in the state of Kentucky. Just a reminder that we encourage all to seek out legal advice from a licensed attorney when studying law.

Concealed Carry Permit Laws

  • 237.110: License to Carry A Deadly Weapon
  • 237.110: How to Apply for the CCDW License
  • 237.122: How much instructors can charge for the class.
  • 237.110(7): Who is exempt from paying the license application/renewal fee
  • 237.110: Places off Limits
  • 237.106: Firearms in Vehicles on Private Property

Justifiable / Deadly Force Laws

  • 503.010 Definitions for chapter.
  • 503.020 Justification — A defense.
  • 503.030 Choice of evils.
  • 503.040 Execution of public duty.
  • 503.050 Use of physical force in self-protection — Admissibility of evidence of prior acts of domestic violence and abuse.
  • 503.055 Use of defensive force regarding dwelling, residence, or occupied vehicle — Exceptions.
  • 503.060 Improper use of physical force in self-protection.
  • 503.070 Protection of another.
  • 503.080 Protection of property.
  • 503.085 Justification and criminal and civil immunity for use of permitted force — Exceptions.
  • 503.090 Use of physical force in law enforcement.
  • 503.100 Prevention of a suicide or crime.
  • 503.110 Use of force by person with responsibility for care, discipline, or safety of others.
  • 503.120 Justification — General provisions.

Other

  • 237.060: Definition of Loaded Firearm
  • 500.08: State Knife Laws
  • 237.110: Airport Carry
  • 527.100: Minimum age for possessing and transporting handguns