Posted March 1, 2023 10:47 am by Comments

By Editor

The United States Postal Service allows shipment of long-barreled rifles and shotguns via the U.S. Mail. However, regular citizens who do not possess an FFL are NOT allowed to mail handguns at all.* For Handguns, you must use UPS of FedEX for handguns and ship via an FFL in most situations.
While the USPS allows rifle and shotgun mailing there ARE many rules and regulations with which long gun shippers must comply. Here are key USPS Gun Shipping Rules from the official USPS website. CLICK HERE to Read All Gun Shipping Rules.
U.S. Postal Service Rifle and Shotgun Shipping Rules
432.1 General
Mailers must comply with the Gun Control Act of 1968, all of the provisions of postal law in 18 U.S.C. 1715, and all other all federal and state regulations and local ordinances affecting the movement of firearms. The following also applies:
a. The Postal Service may require the mailer to open parcels containing firearms or air guns or give written certification that the weapon is unloaded and not concealable (see note 1).
b. Short-barreled rifles or shotguns that can be concealed on the person are nonmailable.
c. No markings of any kind that indicate the nature of the contents may be placed on the

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