District of Columbia's Permit to Purchase

All firearms must be registered. The registration process is also a permitting process, and is very complex.

What is Permit to Purchase?

Some states require that a citizen acquires a permit, before they purchase a gun. If it is required, there will be a fee that varies from state to state. Some states also require finger printing, and background checks before issuing the permit.

Other District of Columbia firearm laws

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