Guns Etc. can complete your FFL transfer from any other FFL. Currently we do not do outbound transfers. To transfer a firearm to Guns Etc.,

  1.  You will need to contact the FFL Dealer who will be initiating the transfer.
  2.  The FFL Dealer will contact Guns Etc. for the necessary information via email or fax.
  3.  Guns Etc. will contact you as soon as your firearm arrives in the store. A Form 4473 will need to be completed as well as a NICS Background check (unless you have a current Arizona CCW).

All State and Federal Laws and Regulations Apply.

Arizona Firearms Guidelines (from

Federal Prohibited Persons
The following are federally prohibited persons:
  • Anyone under indictment or information in any court for a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year; (felony case is in courtyou’ve been arrested, but not yet convicted)
  • Anyone convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year; (a felon)
  • A fugitive from justice;
  • An unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance; (including marijuana, medicinal or not)
  • Anyone adjudicated as a mental defective or has been committed to any mental institution;
  • An illegal alien;
  • Anyone discharged from the military under dishonorable conditions;
  • Anyone who has renounced his or her United States citizenship;
  • Anyone subject to a court order restraining the person from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner or child of the intimate partner;
  • Anyone convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.

State List 13-3101

  • Any person who has been found to constitute a danger to self or to others or to have persistent, acute, or grave disabilities whose right to possess a firearm has not been restored;
  • Any person who has been convicted of a felony;
  • Any person who is at the time of possession serving a term of imprisonment in any correctional or detention facility;
  • Any person who is at the time of possession serving a term of probation pursuant to a conviction for a domestic violence or a felony offense, parole, community supervision, work furlough, home arrest or release on any other basis or who is serving a term of probation or parole;
  • Undocumented alien or a nonimmigrant alien traveling with or without documentation in this state for business or pleasure or who is studying in this state and who maintains a foreign residence abroad, except:
    1.  Nonimmigrant aliens who possess a valid hunting license or permit that is lawfully issued by a state in the United States;
    2.  Nonimmigrant aliens who enter the United States to participate in a competitive target shooting event or to display firearms at a sports or hunting trade show that is sponsored by a national, state or local firearms trade organization devoted to the competitive use or other sporting use of firearms;
    3.  Certain diplomats;
    4.  Officials of foreign governments or distinguished foreign visitors who are designated by the United States department of state;
    5.  Persons who have received a waiver from the United States attorney general.
  • Who has been found incompetent as a result of a mental illness, defect, or disability and who subsequently has not been found competent;
  • Who is found guilty except insane.

The federal list of prohibited persons is similar.

Sales to minors
No person can sell or give to a minor, without written consent of the minor’s parent or legal guardian a firearm, ammunition or a toy pistol. 13-3109

Dealer Sales
Firearm purchase in other states 13-3106

​A person residing in this state, or a corporation or other business entity maintaining a place of business in this state, may purchase or otherwise obtain firearms anywhere in the United States if such purchase or acquisition fully complies with the laws of this state and the state in which the purchase or acquisition is made and the purchaser and seller, prior to the sale or delivery for sale, have complied with all the requirements of the federal gun control act of 1968, Public Law 90-618, section 922, subsection (c) and the Code of Federal Regulations, volume 26, section 178.96, subsection (c).

​Non-residents can purchase firearms if:

  • The firearm is legal in the buyer’s home state;
  • The transaction must be legal in the buyer’s home state;
  • Immediate possession of long guns is allowed if legal in buyer’s home state;
  • Handguns must be shipped by the dealer to another dealer in buyer’s home state.

This does not apply to Californians. See more at the ATF page.

Background checks for dealer sales are mandatory.


ATF Form 4473 Guidelines  – New ATF Form 4 Q & A.

Arizona Department of Public Safety – Department of Concealed Weapons and Permits website