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How do I transport a firearm in North Dakota?

  • The first method is to transport it in a locked and closed trunk or luggage compartment of a motor vehicle.

  • Second, a handgun, carried by a person permitted by law to possess it, may be carried unloaded and in a secure wrapper from the place of purchase to that person's home or place of business, or to a place of repair, or back from those locations.

  • The third method, which includes rifles, shotguns or a weapon that will expel a projectile by action of a spring, compressed air or compressed gas (i.e. BB gun, air rifle or C02 gun) must be unloaded while carried in a motor vehicle in plain view.