When you purchase a gun from a gun dealer is it also registered at that time?

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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.

How do you register a gun?

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 ( Full Answer )

How to register a gun?

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 ( Full Answer )

How do you find out if a gun is registered?

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 ( Full Answer )

Does California register guns?

Yes by owner. According to the California AG website, you are legally required to register handguns, but not shotguns or rifles.

When you purchase a gun and they call in the background check does that register the gun to you?

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 ( Full Answer )

Is your gun registered?

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 ( Full Answer )

How do you register guns in VA?

Most likely, Virginia doesn't have registration, but you should check with a local shooting instrctor or someone who would know.

Do i have to register a gun in my house not mine?

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?

How can you find a list of registered guns?

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.

Do you have to register a gun?

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.

How many gun dealers are there in US?

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 ( Full Answer )

How do you register a gun when it has never been registed?

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.

Who can purchase a gun?

In the US, legally you have to be 18, illegally there is no age limit.

What is a class 3 gun dealer?

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.

When a gun is bought from a dealer is it registerd?

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 ( Full Answer )

What is a gun-show dealer?

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.

How do you register a gun in Oregon?

As with MOST states in the US, Oregon does not require registration of ordinary rifles, shotguns or handguns. Common misconception.

How do you register a pellet gun?

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

Do you have to register a hand gun in IL?

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.

Should you register a gun?

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.

How do you register a gun in Nevada?

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 ( Full Answer )

Can you register a hand gun from home?

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.

Can you pawn a gun not registered to you in nc?

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.

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 ( Full Answer )

Can you travel withs a registered gun?

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.

Can you register a gun that you find?

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 ( Full Answer )

How to become a registered gun owner?

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 ( Full Answer )

Can you find out who a gun is registered to in florida?

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.

How do you register a gun in AZ?

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.

How do you register a gun in Pa?

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 ( Full Answer )

Can you pawn a gun not registered to you in GA?

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.

What does it mean when your gun is registered?

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.

Can you register a gun oline?

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.

Where your gun is registered?

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 ( Full Answer )