How to Sell a Gun in Wisconsin

Published On:
June 18, 2024
Updated On:
June 18, 2024
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General Questions & Answers

Is it legal to sell guns in Wisconsin?

Yes, it is legal to privately sell a gun in Wisconsin.

Can you buy a gun in Wisconsin without a license?

There is no licensing requirement to purchase a firearm in Wisconsin. A purchase made through a licensed dealer will require a background check and identification. 

How much is a handgun permit in Wisconsin?

CCW license renewals cost $22, do not require new or additional training, and will expire five years from the date the new license is issued. New CCW licenses require approved training and a $40 fee.

Can someone from out of state sell a gun in Wisconsin?

Whenever a private individual, not a gun store, sells a firearm across state lines (meaning to a person who resides in another state), a federally licensed firearm dealer must be utilized in the buyer's state of residence to facilitate the transfer.

Do you need a federally-issued ID to buy a gun in Wisconsin?

A valid (or expired eight years or less) photo driver's license or photo identification card issued by Wisconsin or another jurisdiction, except a province of the Dominion of Canada.

What do you need to sell firearms in Wisconsin?

Under Wisconsin law, there is no obligation to conduct a background check for private gun sales. However, it is recommended to retain receipts for gun purchases as evidence of ownership. Obtaining a purchase permit or registering the firearm is not mandatory.

What documents I need to buy a gun in Wisconsin?

To purchase a gun in Wisconsin, you must possess a valid state ID that reflects your current address. This is the sole item required for identification. If the address on your current ID or driver's license is not up-to-date, it's necessary to obtain a new ID from the DMV.

What are the rules for gun ownership in Wisconsin?

Under Wisconsin law, a person under the age of 18 is generally prohibited from possessing or going armed with a firearm, also subject to certain exceptions. As discussed below, a person must be 21 years of age or older to be eligible for a state license to carry a concealed weapon.

Are Wisconsin gun laws strict?

Wisconsin's gun laws are relatively moderate compared to some other U.S. states.

Does Wisconsin have a gun registry?

Wisconsin does not require firearm owners to register their firearms.

How much does it cost to transfer a gun in Wisconsin?

When a private individual, rather than a gun store, sells a firearm to someone residing in another state, the transfer must be facilitated by a federally licensed firearm dealer in the buyer's state of residence. The fees associated with this process can vary depending on the specific FFL (Federal Firearms License) involved.

Does Wisconsin allow private gun sales?

Anyone who can legally own a firearm in Wisconsin can also sell the gun in a private transaction.

Can you gift someone a gun in Wisconsin?

It is legal to purchase a firearm from a licensed firearm retailer that you intend to give as a gift. There's no law that prohibits a gift of a firearm to a relative or friend who lives in your home state.

Who can't own a gun in Wisconsin?

People can't ever possess a firearm in Wisconsin if: They have been convicted of a felony. They are adjudicated delinquent for an act that would be a felony if committed by an adult. They have been found not guilty of a felony by reason of mental disease, defect, or insanity.

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Note:

Understanding the gun laws in Wisconsin involves navigating a multitude of state and federal laws. Whether you are a current gun owner, prospective buyer, or simply someone interested in the topic, being knowledgeable about these laws is paramount for ensuring responsible and legal firearm ownership.

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