Alien firearms license

Due to facility issues, this licensing program has limited operations. There may be delays in responding to requests. We apologize for the inconvenience. We’re working toward resuming all business operations as soon as possible.

Where can I get an alien firearms license?

If you are a nonimmigrant alien residing in Washington, you must apply to the sheriff of the county where you live.

Who must have an alien firearms license?

Anyone who is not a citizen of the United States, unless you are a lawful permanent resident.

How long is my alien firearms license valid?

Your license is valid for 2 years.

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