You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of    

Hipoint Firearms Forums > Other Topics of Interest > General Firearms Discussion >

Interstate transfer of inherited guns

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-20-2010, 01:05 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 2,254
Liked 13 Times on 8 Posts

Default Interstate transfer of inherited guns

I know this has come up more than one on here and I believe I have found the answer. No FFL needed if you were left guns in a will. 922(a)(3) on pg. 7

§ 922 Unlawful acts.
(a) It shall be unlawful—


(3) for any person other than a licensed
importer, licensed manufacturer,
licensed dealer, or licensed
collector to transport into or receive in
the State where he resides (or if the
person is a corporation or other business
entity, the State where it maintains
a place of business) any firearm purchased
or otherwise obtained by such
person outside that State, except that
this paragraph (A) shall not preclude
any person who lawfully acquires a
firearm by bequest or intestate succession
in a State other than his State of
residence from transporting the firearm
into or receiving it in that State, if it is
lawful for such person to purchase or
possess such firearm in that State
, (B)
shall not apply to the transportation or
receipt of a firearm obtained in conformity
with subsection (b)(3) of this section,
and (C) shall not apply to the
transportation of any firearm acquired in
any State prior to the effective date of
this chapter;

"There is no sanctuary" -Logan5
Mike_AZ is offline  
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-20-2010, 08:09 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Yeoldetool's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Northeast
Posts: 4,740
Liked 810 Times on 568 Posts
Likes Given: 904

Default Re: Interstate transfer of inherited guns

I'm in NY. When I inherited a S&W revolver from my Grandfather in Arkansas I had to produce a certified copy of his death certificate in order to have it added to my NY State Pistol Permit. I know different states have different laws regarding such, other than 922.
"It isn't always being fast or even accurate that counts, it's being willing. I found out early that most men regardless of cause or need aren't willing. They blink an eye or draw a breath before they pull the trigger and I won't." - The Shootist (John Wayne)

"Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!" - Patrick Henry
Yeoldetool is offline  
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-20-2010, 08:56 PM   #3
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
ajole's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: NE Utah
Posts: 21,398
Liked 8104 Times on 5137 Posts
Likes Given: 5901

Default Re: Interstate transfer of inherited guns

I used the "intestate succession" part of that to bring the guns my dad told me I could have when he passed, back to my state. No will needed, and no registration in Utah, so no issues at all.
Interstate transfer of inherited guns  - General Firearms Discussion

He who smiles last....

......................thinks slowest.


Not anything to do with me,...but SWAGA referred me to it...and it is pretty funny: The Ballad of Ajole
17 HP's and counting.
ajole is online now  
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Interstate Arms 982 a decent shotgun? Quane_Suikoden General Firearms Discussion 2 07-15-2011 04:59 AM
inherited collection tha_cyko Gun Gallery 14 03-12-2011 01:15 AM
Just inherited a Stallard JS-9... Ruffturn 2010 4 05-24-2010 01:38 AM
Transfer fee roadkill46 Vintage Topic Archive (Oct - 2009) 11 05-27-2009 05:17 AM
ffl transfer oldnoob Vintage Topic Archive (Sept - 2009) 13 02-20-2008 03:42 AM

Hi-Point and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Hi-Point Firearms and MKS Supply. is not in any way associated with Hi-Point Firearms or MKS Supply LLC