When you purchase a gun from a gun dealer is it also registered at that time?
Depends on where you are. In MOST of the US, there is no requirement for registration of common firearms. The dealer must maintain a record of sales, but there is no "registration" per se.
Prior answers that did not address the question but did enter into a debate have been removed, due to conflicting information. We get questions from several nations, and laws vary from country to country. In the US, they vary from state to state. It is not possible to give a "one size fits all" answ…er to this question. In MOST of the US, there is no procedure nor requirement (despite popular belief) to "register" a firearm with anyone. When a gun is purchased from a dealer, to comply with Federal law, he completes a record of that sale that he maintains at his place of business for 20 years. A very few states may require registration of a handgun- usually with the state police. You will need to let us know what state you are asking about, or simply check with your state police agency. This does not apply to firearms such as machineguns or bazookas that are stringently regulated under Federal law. It does not address carrying a concealed firearm, which requires licensing of the individual in 47 states. Debaters may discuss this with me thru my message board. (MORE)
hear in Canada you fill out a form and send it to the government it is done as part of a gun sale if you owned the gun pre registry you can register it talk to the friendly staff at your local gun store they can walk you trough it they do it everyday as a side note historically gun registration h…as ALWAYS lead to confiscation most recently in Australia and the UK and alarmingly right here in Canada mostly handguns that they suddenly deemed illegal so if you are lucky enough to own a unregistered gun leave in that way un registered because it and you is safest that way but in the end the choice is yours Additional answer: it depends on where you are. In the U.S. there is no mandatory registration nationally for regular firearms. A few states require it, but only a few. (MORE)
The basic answer is, you can't. In the United States, there is no list. U.S. Federal law does not require registration of ordinry firearms, and only a few states require it. In the states that DO equire registration of a particular firearm, information on registered guns/ owners is not avaialble to …the general public due to privacy laws. (MORE)
Gun registration is regulated by state. There is no federal gun registry, yet. You have to check with your state's gun laws.
Yes by owner. According to the California AG website, you are legally required to register handguns, but not shotguns or rifles.
The answer is no, at least in most states, it doesn't register the gun to you. However, it is possible to I.D. the original purchaser from when it was sold new, and any other purchasers, if the purchases were made through gun stores, within a certin number of years. (I work at a shooting range, an…d we are required by law to keep records for, I believe, 25 years, but I'm not sure, because I don't work behind the counter. I'm an instructor). There are a few individual states, such as California, that require registration, but most state do not. (MORE)
Out of my thirteen firearms none are not registered. Why are my firearms not registered you may ask... why do you think they need to be? There are no laws in my state requiring that my firearms be registered and any law that would require registration would be unconstotutional. Few states r…equire registration, and theses that do are states that have many unconstitutional laws ignoring the second amendment. (MORE)
Most likely, Virginia doesn't have registration, but you should check with a local shooting instrctor or someone who would know.
That's sort of a vague question. It depends on where you are. Most U.S. states don't require registration. Who does the gun belong to? Is is stolen? Did you find it?
What locality? In the U.S. there is no federal registration, and only a few states require any type of registration. The basic answer is, you can't, because it doesn't exist.
It depends on where you are. Most U.S. states don't require registration. In the states that do, you usually go the local police station or sheriff's office.
Depending on where you live there might be no restrictions or you may be restricted to one a month (usually handguns)
1. There are currently 140,000 registered firearms sellers in theUnited States (source: Arming America, Origins of a National GunCulture) The statistic information above should be explained further.According ATF publication "Firearms Commerce in the United States:Annual Statistical Update 2014", the…re were a total of 139,244Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs) in fiscal year 2013. This numberhas been steadily climbing since 1996. However, the number oflicensees peaked in 1992 with 284,117. Furthermore, the term "seller" is not accurate. The number citedincludes licensees who are not considered "sellers" of firearms;collectors of firearms and manufacturers of ammunition. The statewith the largest number of FFLs is Texas, with about 10,500 FFLs asof fiscal year 2013. (MORE)
It depends on the State statutes under discussion. Most States don't require registration of a gun and some States will not permit you to register a gun.. Contact your local law enforcement agency to determine the regulations in your state.
In the US, legally you have to be 18, illegally there is no age limit.
A class 3 dealer is a gun dealer that can sell short rifles, short shotguns, machine guns, and surpressors. Some states don't allow some of those things, but most states do.
It depends, but generally, the answer is no. If you failed a background check, you are a prohibited person. You could probably buy a handgun at a gun show, but it wouldn't be legal.
Generally speaking, no. A few states, 5 or 6, require gun registration, but in most of the U.S. there is no registration. The 4473 form you fill out stays at the gun shop for 20 years, then after that, the gun shop can shred and dispose of the forms, but that isn't the same thing as having to regist…er the gun. (MORE)
A dealer at a gun show is a licenced FFL dealer, the same as any dealer who owns a gun shop with a store front.
You can pawn a firearm which you own.. if you pawn a firearm which you do not own, the legitimate owner may report it stolen, and you will be prosecuted.
Depends on the laws where YOU are (we get questions from many different countries). In MOST of the US, no.
As with MOST states in the US, Oregon does not require registration of ordinary rifles, shotguns or handguns. Common misconception.
It all depends on the country where you live. In the USA no registration is required. If you want to register it for the Warranty then go to the manufactures home page and register it there
No. However, to possess or purchase firearms or ammunition, residents must have a Firearm Owner's Identification card, which is issued by the state police. They don't register guns, just gun owners.
In MOST of the US, there is no requirement NOR process to "register" a gun. If you are in a country that does require it, or one of the few states that does require it, we do not advise breaking the law.
No. Like most of the US, there is no requirement to register ordinary rifles, shotguns, or handguns in KY.
Nevada does not require registration of firearms, with the exception of Clark County. Handguns (only) that will be in that county 60 days or more must be registered with the local police depaertment. See the link below for information on that process. Rifles and shotguns have no registration require…ment, nor do other counties in Nevada. (MORE)
What means of gun registration are available to you will vary by state or country. You need to contact your local law enforcement agency for a correct answer to this question.
There is no registration of ordinary Title I firearms in North Carolina. You may pawn a gun that you legally own. You may not pawn a gun that you do not legally own.
Colorado does not have registration of ordeinary firearms, so there is no way to have a gun registered to you.
IF your state requires registration, and most do not, then the state should have a database; however, that database is probably closed to the public.
Depends on what registration process (if ANY) is used where you live. In MOST of the US, there is no registration of ordinary rifles, shotguns, or handguns.
I live in VA if I were to buy a gun at a gun show what kind of background check would the dealer do where would I register it and would I need lessons in order to buy it?
The dealer requests a check through a national database to see if you have been convicted of a felony or otherwise legally prohibited from owning a firearm (mental illness, etc). You do not need to register it. You do not need to take lessons, but it is strongly advisable to do so. The NRA has… training programs. it is also a good idea to look up what laws govern the way in which you are able to carry and transport them and where they are prohibited in your state (and others should you ever travel with it). (MORE)
Firearm laws are too complex to give you a simple answer. In MOST of the US, there IS no gun registration. What you can and cannot do depends on the laws of the place where you are. Laws vary a lot from place to place.
Laws on this vary by jurisdiction. We'd need to know your locationin order to answer this.
California does not require that you "go thru a dealer". However, IF you are buying a gun from outside the State of California, it must come to a dealer in California. That has been Federal law since 1968.
First, the question is whether YOU can legally own a gun, and if you have a right to keep the one you found (Finders Keepers is not legal advice). Then the question becomes whether you need to register it- in the US, there IS no Federal registration of ordinary guns, and MOST states do not have regi…stration. Your smartest course of action will be to contact law enforcement, and arrange for them to hold the firearm until the three questions I asked get answered. (MORE)
There are three parts to the answer. 1. In most states in the U.S. there is no such thing as registration for regular guns (regular shotguns, rifles, or handguns). 2. If you live in one of the few states that requires registration, you generally go to the local police station, but it just depends …on the state, but you don't just "become" a registered gun owner. You simply register the gun when you purchase it. 3. If you are talking about class 3 items (silencers, short shotguns, etc), those items are registered federally. You process the paperwork for those when you purchase them also. (MORE)
Virginia does not have registration of ordinary rifles, shotguns or handguns- nor do most US states.
Florida- as in MOST of the US, does not have registration of ordinary firearms. When a dealer sells a gun, he must maintain a record of the sale (at his shop) for 20 years, but there is no government registration.
You don't. No requirement to register an ordinary firearm. You don't. Like most of the US, there is no requirement to register firearms in AZ.
As with most states, Pennsylvania does not require registration of Title I firearms (ordinary rifles, shotguns, and handguns). The only firearms which require registration are Title II NFA licenced firearms (short barreled rifles and shotguns, machine guns, suppressors, AOWs, destructive devices, et…c.) and that's done during the purchasing process. (MORE)
There is no requirement to register guns in Florida- or in most of the US.
There is no registration of ordinary Title I firearms in Georgia. You may pawn a gun that you legally own. You may not pawn a gun that you do not legally own.
Gun dealers do not register ANY gun sales with the Federal Government (with the exception of machine guns, etc). They must maintain a record of all firearms sales at their place of business for 20 years. New & used guns both.
Exactly what it says. Some types of guns are only sold (legally) to people who are willing to tell the store their names and their addresses. This information, together with the make, model & serial number is then passes on to a central register.
Depends on the law where you are. In most of the US, no requirement for registration of ordinary rifles, shotgun and handguns.
There is no nationwide registration of ordinary firearms in the US. A few states have laws requiring registration of firearms in that state.
Depends on where you are. In MOST of the US, there is no requirement to register an ordinary firearm. There is also no place to register a gun- on line or otherwise.
Depends on where you live. In MOST of the United States, there is no requirement or provision for registering ordinary firearms. When you buy a gun from a dealer, the dealer makes a record of the sale, and must retain that record for a period of 20 years in the gunshop files. That all firearms must …be registered with some government agency is a common incorrect assumption. In other nations, other rules. (MORE)