Prohibited, Restricted, and Allowed Transactions

Users must comply with all applicable laws, Gun Transfer terms and conditions, and all posted site rules.

Class III NFA Weapons/ Title II Firearms cannot be transferred with Gun Transfer.

Gun Transfer currently only supports in-state transfers (buyer and seller must be a resident of the same state at the time of the transfer). Stay tuned for future product releases that allow state-to-state transfers.

Users must follow their state-specific rules, as outlined below, and be legally eligible to own a firearm based on their state and federal laws.

 

State Restrictions

Alabama

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Alaska

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Arizona

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Arkansas

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

California

  • Transfers to buyers or from sellers in California are currently not allowed
  • Please create a free account and stay tuned for future product releases

 

Colorado

  • Colorado passed several restrictive gun laws making traditional private party gun transfers illegal. In most situations, a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) must be involved. There are several exceptions where a gun owner could use Gun Transfer to transfer their firearm. Below are the requirements for transfer with Gun Transfer:
  • The firearm is a bona fide gift between immediate family members (Spouses, Parents, Children, Siblings, Grandparents, Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews, First Cousins, Aunts, and Uncles).
  • The transfer is necessary because of the death of a person and the Transferor is an executor, administrator, or trustee of an estate or trust created by a will.
  • Users must be 18 or older for rifle and shotgun transfers and 21 years old or older for handgun transfers.
  • The firearm cannot include large-capacity ammunition magazines (more than 15 rounds). Some exceptions apply such as 22 rifles – see House Bill 13-1224 for additional details.

 

Connecticut

  • Transfers to buyers or from sellers in Connecticut are currently not allowed
  • Please create a free account and stay tuned for future product releases

 

Delaware

  • Transfers to buyers or from sellers in Delaware are currently not allowed
  • Please create a free account and stay tuned for future product releases

 

Florida

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Georgia

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Hawaii

  • Users must be 21 or older
  • Sellers must verify that the buyer has a permit to acquire a handgun or long gun – buyers will be able to upload an image of their permit in Gun Transfer

 

Idaho

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Illinois

  • Users must be 21 or older
  • Sellers must verify that the buyer has a FOID card – buyers will be able to upload an image of their FOID card in Gun Transfer
  • Sellers must verify with the state of Illinois that the FOID card is valid PRIOR to completing the transfer – this can be done at the following website: https://www.ispfsb.com/Public/Firearms/FOID/PersonToPersonFirearmTransfer.aspx

 

Indiana

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Iowa

  • Users must be 18 or older
  • Handgun buyers must be 21 or older
  • If selling a handgun, the seller must confirm that the buyer has a concealed handgun permit or a handgun purchase license – buyers will be able to upload an image of their concealed handgun permit or handgun purchase license in Gun Transfer

 

Kansas

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Kentucky

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Louisiana

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Maine

  • Users must be 18 or older
  • Handgun transactions are not allowed at this time – stay tuned for future product releases
  • No restrictions on shotguns or rifles

 

Maryland

  • Users must be 18 or older
  • Handgun transactions are not allowed at this time – stay tuned for future product releases
  • No restrictions on shotguns or rifles

 

Massachusetts

  • Users must be 18 or older
  • Handgun buyers must be 21 or older
  • Sellers can transfer a maximum of 4 guns in a calendar year

 

Michigan

  • Users must be 18 or older
  • If selling a handgun, the seller must confirm that the buyer has a concealed handgun permit or a handgun purchase license – buyers will be able to upload an image of their concealed handgun permit or handgun purchase license in Gun Transfer

 

Minnesota

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Mississippi

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Missouri

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Montana

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Nebraska

  • Users must be 18 or older
  • If selling a handgun, the seller must confirm that the buyer has a concealed handgun permit or a handgun purchase license – buyers will be able to upload an image of their concealed handgun permit or handgun purchase license in Gun Transfer

 

Nevada

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

New Hampshire

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

New Jersey

  • Users must be 18 or older
  • Handgun buyers must be 21 or older
  • Sellers must verify the buyer’s permit to acquire a handgun or permit to acquire a rifle or shotgun (FPIC or Firearm Purchaser Identification Card) – buyers will be able to upload an image of their permits in Gun Transfer
  • Buyers must acquire a new permit to acquire a handgun for each handgun transaction
  • Buyer’s FPIC can be used unlimited times to purchase a shotgun or rifle

 

New Mexico

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

New York

  • Transfers to buyers or from sellers in New York are currently not allowed
  • Please create a free account and stay tuned for future product releases

 

North Carolina

  • Users must be 18 or older
  • If selling a handgun, the seller must confirm that the buyer has a concealed handgun permit or a handgun purchase license – buyers will be able to upload an image of their concealed handgun permit or handgun purchase license in Gun Transfer

 

North Dakota

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Ohio

  • Users must be 18 or older
  • Handgun buyers must be 21 or older

 

Oklahoma

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Oregon

  • Transfers to buyers or from sellers in Oregon are currently not allowed
  • Please create a free account and stay tuned for future product releases

 

Pennsylvania

  • Users must be 18 or older
  • Handgun transactions are not allowed at this time – stay tuned for future product releases
  • No restrictions on shotguns or rifles

 

Rhode Island

  • Transfers to buyers or from sellers in Rhode Island are currently not allowed
  • Please create a free account and stay tuned for future product releases

 

South Carolina

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

South Dakota

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Tennessee

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Texas

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Utah

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Vermont

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Virginia

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Washington

  • Transfers to buyers or from sellers in Washington are currently not allowed
  • Please create a free account and stay tuned for future product releases

 

Washington DC

  • Transfers to buyers or from sellers in Washington DC are currently not allowed
  • Please create a free account and stay tuned for future product releases

 

West Virginia

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Wisconsin

  • Users must be 18 or older

 

Wyoming

  • Users must be 18 or older