FFL transfers are often required when shipping firearms.

We will do out-going and incoming FFL transfers with pre-approval. For approval, please email shop@gatguns.com with information such as the make and model of each firearm in the transfer, as well as who they are shipping from or where they are shipping to. Call 847-428-4867 for pricing & details.


Incoming Transfers:

We will accept incoming transfers for most new and used firearms.

    • We accept incoming transfers on handguns from FFL holders only.
    • Incoming transfers will be processed within 24 hours of delivery to our building.
    • It is your responsibility prior to requesting approval to verify the legality of each firearm in the state of Illinois.

Notice: Due to recent law changes, handguns shipped with magazines greater than 15 rounds will be released without these magazines. Long guns shipped with magazines greater than 10 rounds will be released without these magazines.Additionally the legality of certain firearms has changed. For more information, see IL Public Act 102-1116.

Outgoing Transfers:

  • We ship firearms only to FFL’s. We need a copy of the destination FFL for our files.
  • We include a copy of our FFL with the shipment.
  • We will ship to C&R License holders as long as the firearm is qualified as a Curio or Relic by the BATF.
  • Under no circumstances will we ship a firearm directly to an individual.
  • Black powder guns are not considered firearms by the BATF and can be shipped to an individual.
  • Shipping is by FedEx second day air for handguns; FedEx ground for long guns.
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  4. Sunday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • New Years Day - 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Easter - CLOSED
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