Important Information and Louisiana Laws

LSP Handgun Section (The concealed carry permit division)

Louisiana CHP Rule Book –>

Louisiana Administrative Code (Title 55, Chapter 13 contains rules for our concealed carry permits

ATC Alcohol License Lookup (What permit does your establishment hold?)

Obtain a copy of my DD-214 (Report of Military Separation, needed if prior military and applying for a CHP)

Louisiana Revised Statutes

This is not a complete list of LA firearm related laws, you can find them all at

LA RS 40:1379.3–> State Concealed Carry Permits

LA RS 40:1379.1 –> Parish Concealed Carry Permits

LA RS 40:1796 (Preemption of state law for firearms)

LA RS 14:2 (Definitions)

LA RS 14:18 (Justification)

LA RS 14:19 (Use of force or violence in defense)

LA RS 14:20 (Justifiable Homicide)

LA RS 14:21 (Aggressor cannot claim self defense)

LA RS 14:22 (Defense of Others)

LA RS 14:24 (Principals)

LA RS 14:63 (Criminal Trespass)

LA RS 14:95 (Illegal Carrying of Weapons)

LA RS 14:95.2 (Carrying a firearm, or dangerous weapon, by a student or nonstudent on school property, at school-sponsored functions or firearm-free zone)

LA RS 14:95.5 (Possession of firearm on premises of alcoholic beverage outlet)

LA RS 14:95.6 (Firearm-free zone; notice; signs; crime; penalties )

LA RS 14:95.8 (Illegal possession of a handgun by a juvenile)

LA RS 32:292.1 (Transportation and storage of firearms in privately owned motor vehicles)

LA RS 40:1309 (Rules and Regulations)

LA RS 40:1382 (Negligent carrying of a concealed handgun)

LA RS 56:1691 (Possession of firearms on WMAs and State lands)

LA RS 9:2800.19 (Limitation of liability for use of force in defense of certain crimes)

LA ACT 212:2016 (Felony Convictions and a LA Concealed Handgun Permit)

Municipal Code (Louisiana city and parish ordinances) (Louisiana) (All other states)

US Code Title 18 Chapter 44  (Firearms, Sec 921-931)

US Code Title 18 Sec 926A (Interstate transportation of firearms)

US Code Title 18 Sec. 926b (Carrying of concealed firearms by qualified LEOs)

US Code Title 18 Sec. 926C (Carrying of concealed firearms by qualified retired LEOs)

US Code Title 18 Sec. 927 (Effect on State law)

US Code Title 18 Sec. 930 (Possession of firearms and dangerous weapons in Federal facilities)