Got questions about I1639, Washington's RCW 9.41 gun laws?  We can help!  Here's a few of changes:

  • All semi-auto rifles require (these include AR's as well as Ruger 10/22's for example)
    • a Federal & State background check performed by law enforcement
    • an $18 fee collected at time of purchase
    • a Mandatory 10 business day hold
    • a firearms safety class that meets the requirements detailed in the initiative. (See below for links to take this course online)


  • All handguns require
    • a Federal & State background check performed by law enforcement
    • a hold until local law enforcement processes the background check requirements. (Sorry but your Concealed Pistol License "CPL" is now just a license to carry a pistol concealed and does not allow for same-day handgun transactions.)


  • All other long guns, including shotguns require
    • a Federal background check that may take anywhere from 0-10 business days.

There are quite a few resources for the Firearms Safety Training Course that is now required if you are buying any semi-auto rifle. Two online options are or You can also check with any local gun range to see if they're offering a course!


Transfer fee: $30 per firearm. (Military discount is $5 off per transfer.) 

Multiple firearms that can be processed with a single background check may be eligible for quantity discounts, contact store for details.

FFL Transfer Request Form

Helpful Information

We accept FFL transfers and are on file with many distributors, including,, Palmetto State Armory, GrabAGun, Gunbroker Auctions, & More!

Did you place an order for a firearm that you wish to have us process the transfer and we're not on file yet? Just complete the FFL transfer request on this page and we will contact the seller with the proper information to facilitate the transfer!


Are you a Snohomish County Resident looking for how to apply for a Concealed Pistol License?

Snohomish County Sheriffs Office is offering an online option for first time applications as well as renewals and replacements!

Click on the link below to be directed to their website!

PLEASE ENSURE YOUR IDENTIFICATION HAS YOUR CURRENT ADDRESS or bring verification that it has been updated with DOL prior to completing the transfer. 

**Semi-Auto Rilfes (SARS) also require at the time of transfer: an additional $18 fee, a MANDATORY 10 business day wait and a copy of WA state's required certification.

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