2016 News Releases

Kansas concealed carry licenses now recognized in Maine

Release Date: Jul 14, 2016

TOPEKA – (July 14, 2016) – An additional state has agreed to recognize Kansas concealed carry licenses, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today.

Maine has notified the Kansas Attorney General’s office that Kansas-issued licenses are now recognized in that state. This brings to 38 the number of states other than Kansas that recognize Kansas licenses.

A complete list of states that recognized the Kansas concealed carry license is available on the Attorney General’s website at www.ag.ks.gov.

There are currently more than 93,000 active concealed carry license holders in Kansas.

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