Purchasing Regulated or Restricted Items

 

Ammo Restrictions by State

 

Alaska: No ammunition shipments.

California: No Tracer or Incendiary ammunition.  

Ammunition shipments must go to either a Federally licensed dealer (FFL) with a copy of their license on file or a law enforcement agency with written authorization from the head of the agency stating that the ammunition is for official use.

- Los Angeles City: No ammunition shipments.

- Oakland: No rifle ammunition shipments.

- San Francisco: No "prohibited" ammunition:

    • Winchester Black Talon
    • Federal Premium "Law Enforcement Ammunition Tactical"
    • Hornady "TAP (Tactical Application Police) Law Enforcement Ammunition"

Connecticut: No .50 caliber Armor Piercing or Incendiary ammo. 

For all valid ammunition and magazine purchases one of the following is required:

- A valid permit to carry a pistol or revolver

- A valid permit to sell at retail a pistol or revolver

- A valid eligibility certificate for a pistol or revolver

- A valid long gun eligibility certificate

- A valid ammunition certificate and a legal photo ID that shows date of birth and photograph

Hawaii: No ammunition shipments.

Illinois: Any resident purchasing ammunition within or outside the State of Illinois must provide the seller with a copy of his or her valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card (FOID) or valid concealed carry license and either his or her Illinois driver's license or Illinois State Identification Card prior to the shipment of the ammunition. The ammunition may be shipped only to an address on either of those 2 documents. FOID needs to be emailed.

Applicable IL Statute: b-5) Any resident may purchase ammunition from a person outside of Illinois. Any resident purchasing ammunition outside the State of Illinois must provide the seller with a copy of his or her valid Firearm Owner’s Identification Card and either his or her Illinois driver’s license or Illinois State Identification Card prior to the shipment of the ammunition. The ammunition may be shipped only to an address on either of those 2 documents.

Massachusetts: Massachusetts requires a firearm license to purchase or possess ammunition. License must be emailed.

New Jersey: FPID card needs to be emailed prior to shipment. If the address on your FPID card does not match your shipping address, your order will be cancelled. 

New York: Ammo shipments must go to an FFL dealer or registered Seller of Ammunition. A copy of the FFL / SoA must be sent to us.

Washington D.C.: No .50 BMG caliber ammo. No armor piercing ammo. Any ammo component such as cases, primers, powder or bullets is considered to be "ammunition" in Washington DC and thus requires a license as well.

For all ammunition purchases a valid Firearms Registration Certificate is required.

 

Magazine/Other Restrictions by State

 

Magazine laws and regulations are ever changing. Any summaries of such laws and regulations provided by MHSA herein are not comprehensive and are not to be taken as legal advice or counseling. 

California: No magazines over 10 rounds. No threaded pistol barrels.

**Note, metal machine gun links are considered "feeding devices" so we cannot ship links of any quantity as they could easily be made into capacities over the limit.

Colorado: No ammunition feeding devices over 15 rounds.

**Note, metal machine gun links are considered "feeding devices" so we cannot ship links of any quantity as they could easily be made into capacities over the limit.

Connecticut: No ammunition feeding devices over 10 rounds.

**Note, metal machine gun links are considered "feeding devices" so we cannot ship links of any quantity as they could easily be made into capacities over the limit.

Hawaii: The manufacture, possession, sale, barter, trade, gift, transfer, or acquisition of detachable ammunition magazines with a capacity in excess of ten rounds which are designed for or capable of use with a pistol are prohibited.

Illinois:

- Aurora: No magazines over 15 rounds (long guns only).

- Chicago: No magazines over 15 rounds (shotgun only).

- Franklin Park: No magazines over 16 rounds (long guns only).

- Oak Park: No magazines over 10 rounds (long guns only).

- Riverdale: No magazines over 35 rounds (long guns only).

**Note, metal machine gun links are considered "feeding devices" so we cannot ship links of any quantity as they could easily be made into capacities over the limit.

Maryland: No magazines over 10 rounds.

**Note, metal machine gun links are considered "feeding devices" so we cannot ship links of any quantity as they could easily be made into capacities over the limit.

Massachusetts: No magazines over 10 rounds.

**Note, metal machine gun links are considered "feeding devices" so we cannot ship links of any quantity as they could easily be made into capacities over the limit.

New Jersey: No magazines over 15 rounds.

**Note, metal machine gun links are considered "feeding devices" so we cannot ship links of any quantity as they could easily be made into capacities over the limit.

New York: No magazines over 10 rounds.

- New York City: Magazines and feeding devices prohibited. (Not allowed)

- Buffalo / Rochester: No magazines over 5 rounds for a rifle.

**Note, metal machine gun links are considered "feeding devices" so we cannot ship links of any quantity as they could easily be made into capacities over the limit.

Washington, D.C.: No magazines over 10 rounds.

**Note, metal machine gun links are considered "feeding devices" so we cannot ship links of any quantity as they could easily be made into capacities over the limit.