Requirements for in-store or gun show HANDGUN purchases:
Buyer MUST be at least 21 years of age with a valid NC Drivers License or ID Card showing the Buyer's correct physical address. If your drivers license does not show your current physical address, you must provide another document issued by a city, state, or federal agency that shows your current address.
NC Pistol Purchase Permit OR NC Concealed Handgun Permit. If using a Pistol Purchase Permit, one permit is required per handgun purchased. There is no limit to the number of handguns purchased when using a Concealed Carry Permit.
Requirements for in-store or gun show LONGGUN purchases:
Buyer MUST be at least 18 years of age with a valid Drivers License or ID Card showing the Buyer's correct physical address. If your drivers license does not show your current physical address, you must provide another document issued by a city, state, or federal agency that shows your current address.
NICs Background Check...initiated at time and place of purchase. Please note that the NICS Response can be DELAYED for further review. In this event, the buyer is not allowed to take possession of the firearm until an Approved Response is received from the NICS Operation Center...or until the 4th Business Day after the Background Check was initiated.
NC Concealed Carry Permit. The NICs Background Check is not required when the buyer has a NC Concealed Carry Permit.
There are some firearms that are not considered handguns or longguns. These OTHER firearms require the buyer to be at least 21 years of age and be a resident of NC. These include lower receivers, shotguns featuring a pistol grip, and other shotguns that were not designed to be fired from the shoulder. Examples include the Mossberg Shockwave, Remington Tac-13 or Tac-14, Charles Daly Honcho...among others.
If you are purchasing online from a state other than NC, we will ship the firearm to the FFL Dealer of your choice. FFL can be faxed to 704-695-1203 or emailed to email@example.com. Please reference your order or the gun you purchased in any correspondence.