NEW Firearm Laws in WI

Firearm laws in Wisconsin - UPDATED November 15, 2011


Concealed Carry:

The Concealed Carry law in Wisconsin took effect on November 1, 2011.

The permitting process is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Click here to view more information, and to link to the Department of Justice site regarding concealed carry.

Hunting law changes and firearms in relation to Motor Vehicles:

Changes to Wisconsin firearm laws were enacted by 2011 Wis. Act 51. The changes effect firearms laws in relation to hunting and motor vehicles and can be found on the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website here. These changes to Wisconsin law will take effect on November 19, 2011.

Full text of 2011 Wis. Act 51 can be found here.