A Permit to Purchase is required for most private firearm transfers. The purchaser is responsible for obtaining a Permit to Purchase by utilizing the process outlined below. In addition to needing a Permit to Purchase for the private transfer, both the seller and buyer must fill out the Private Party Transfer Form and retain a copy of the form for 10 years. Additional information and the required form can be found on the BCA's website.
Apply in person or by mail - must attach a legible colored copy of photo ID if mailing in application
Be at least 18 years of age and a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
Provide photo ID (driver's license, state photo identification card or valid passport with photo)