FFL License Requirements
A lot of people would like to become a FFL license holder but can’t help asking themselves, “Am I eligible?” This question is generally related to age or perhaps getting in a bit of predicament in the past.
The guidelines put in place by the ATF in order to obtain a FFL licenses aren’t as rigid as one might incline to believing. Certainly, the ATF won’t allow a criminal to obtain a license that permits them to purchase and sell the firearms. On the other hand you mustn’t worry about that time you ran a red light 5 years ago. Such a situation isn’t going to stop you from getting your FFL license. The conditions for getting your FFL license are the following:
The candidate must be 21 years of age or older.
The candidate (even if the applicant is a a corporation, partnership, or association, anyone with the power to direct management and policies whether directly or indirectly) is not prevented from transporting, shipping or receiving firearms or ammunition in an interstate or foreign commerce (for example if your gun rights have not been limited)
The candidate has not willingly broken any of the rules or requirements of the Gun Control Act or any other firearms laws.
The candidate has not willingly disclosed false information or willingly excluded pertinent information on the application.
The candidate has premises in the state from which he or she wishes to attain their licensure or will have such a premises in a acceptable amount of time, OR in the case of a collector, premises in the state in which he or she intends to run the collecting or will have such a premises in a fair amount of time.
Lastly, the candidate must be able to certify that he or she will stick to all federal, state, and local laws.
Concisely, you have all of the solicited essential criteria to attain a FFL license. If you can buy a handgun our expertise is that our guides will work for you. For the full, fancy wording, you can see The Gun Control Act of 1968, Title 18 U.S.C Chapter 44 § 923.
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