News & New Laws

ATTENTION: Serial Number Requirements for Manufacturing or Assembling a Firearm or Owning a Firearm that Does Not Bear a Serial Number Beginning on January 1, 2019 (Penal Code section 29180).

Commencing January 1, 2019, a new resident to the state shall apply to the Department of Justice (Department) for a unique serial number within 60 days of arrival for any firearm the resident wishes to possess in the state that the resident previously self-manufactured or self-assembled or a firearm the resident owns, that does not have a unique serial number or other mark of identification.

Additionally, as of July 1, 2018, prior to manufacturing or assembling a firearm, a person shall apply to the Department for a unique serial number.

For more information about the Unique Serial Number Application (USNA) process, visit the USNAwebpage.





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