Get answers about firearms dealer licenses and their related forms.
Firearms dealer licenses
Who needs a firearms dealer license?
You must be a licensed firearms dealer to sell firearms (wholesale or retail).
How long does it take to get my firearms dealer license?
It can take 30 to 60 days to receive your license.
How long is my firearms dealer license valid?
Your license is valid for 1 year from the date of issue.
What should I do if I want to move my firearms store or business?
Contact a law enforcement agency to learn how to get a replacement dealer license.
What should I do if I open an additional firearms store?
Contact a law enforcement agency about requirements for an additional dealer license.
Do employees who handle firearms purchases need to have a background check?
Every employee who may sell a firearm while employed must undergo fingerprinting and a background check.
Firearms dealer forms
What form do I need to transfer a firearm?
Mail a completed Firearm Transfer Application form to the address listed on the form.
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