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Special Territories and Administrative Regions > Puerto Rico > Government

Gun Laws > Permits
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico requires a license to purchase or carry a firearm.
Gun Laws > Prohibited firearms
It is unlawful to sell or keep for sale, or offer, give, lease or otherwise dispose of or transport any automatic firearm, or to possess a machine gun, carbine, rifle, sawed-off shotgun or any other modification of these, or any other firearm that may be fired automatically.
Gun Laws > Prohibited persons
The Superintendent of Police of Puerto Rico shall not issue a license to have or possess firearms to any person who has been convicted of any of the following offenses or of the attempt to commit the same, in or outside Puerto Rico: murder in any degree, manslaughter, kidnaping, rape, mayhem, intent to commit any felony, aggravated assault and battery with a weapon, robbery, burglary, misappropriation, aggravated misappropriation, arson, aggravated arson, or incest. In addition, a license cannot be issued to any person who is mentally unbalanced, a habitual drunkard, addicted to a controlled substance, or an alien, or who has been a citizen of the United States and renounced such citizenship, or has been adjudicated as a mental defective by a court or discharged from the armed forces under dishonorable conditions, or is under a court order prohibiting stalking, spying, threatening, or approaching an intimate partner or children of an intimate partner, or has a history of violence.
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ALTERNATIVE NAMES: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, PU

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Jadier Agosto
14th January 2012
I have a concealed firearms permit from Fl. Can I carry my firearm concealed in Puerto Rico?
my email is j.agosto@live.com
Dennis P.
10th May 2011
I have a concealed firearms permit from Fl. & I'm a Police officer in Florida. Can I carry my firearm concealed in Puerto Rico?
Erik
13th September 2010
Hello there,

Im trying to find out how to get a handgun carry permit here in Puerto rico, I dont know how to go about it or where to do and what needs to be done, Could you please email me at snapback333@yahoo.com
Thank you very much for your time
Luis Gonzalez
6th May 2010
Does PR recognize Texas Concealed Handgun Licenses?
francis graff (luquillo puerto rico)
7th February 2009
Are bb guns illegal in puerto rico?
Hector Torres (Pennsylvania)
8th June 2008
I Have a PA conceal permit can it be honored in Puerto Rico?
JALERS3@aol.com (Puerto Rico)
16th September 2007
Can a correction officer traveling to New York take his/her firmarm? What must I do?...Would like to take my firearm when traveling to NY.
jJALERS3@AOL.COM (PUERTO RICO)
16th September 2007
Can a correction officer traveling to New York City take his/her firearm? What must I do?
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