Arizona CCW Journal
News & Articles of Interest
for the CCW Permit Holder


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NOTE: Continuing legislation regarding handgun/firearm laws in all states is a known factor and can lead to change and/or modifications in the present state laws, including but not limited to Reciprocity between states. Also consider the possibility of certain states either adding or removing states from their list of approval when new bills/laws have been ushered in by certain states. It is your responsibility to remain informed on which states recognize your state issued permit(s) prior to entering another state. You may find reference to state gun laws and requirements at various websites on the internet, such as or however keep in mind that the aforementioned website holds strong disclaimers on accuracies cited in their content. Therefore, it is our suggestion that you contact the state directly for their current handgun/firearm laws and restrictions. Neither Arizona Defensive Firearms Training nor RBI Defensive Firearms Training, both divisions of RB Investigations, LLC., are responsible for any changes or modifications to any of the CCW laws throughout any of the states or Reciprocity agreements between any of the states.

Purchasing a Firearm in Arizona

Buyer must not be a "prohibited possessor" under federal or state law and be

• over 18 years of age in order to purchase a long gun or
• over 21 in order to purchase a handgun.
• present government-issued photo ID which establishes name, address, date-of-birth and carries a signature
• Correctly and completely fill out and sign form government form 4473
• If not a U.S. citizen and not an immigrant visa foreign nationals will need to present proof of exception status
• Be able to pay for his or her purchase
• The dealer will then call or fax the Arizona Firearms Clearance Center for an Arizona clearance as well as a federal NICS (National Instant Criminal Background Check System) check. Usually the check itself will take less than a minute and the resultant answer is either a proceed, a delay or a deny. A delay gives the FBI 3 days to clear it up and before which the firearm cannot be sold. After 3 days the sale can take place automatically. A deny means the sale cannot go through and the purchaser can contact the Arizona Firearms Clearance Center to clear up the matter.
• An Arizona resident may then take possession of the firearm. Non-residents need to comply with several additional criteria:

• the firearm must be legally possessible in the buyer's state of residence
• the transaction must be legal in the purchaser's state of residence
• Immediate possession of long guns is allowed if this is allowed in the state of residence
• Purchased handguns will be shipped by the dealer in Arizona to a licensed dealer (FFL [Federal Firearms License]) in the state of residence.




Serving the following cities in Arizona since 1992:

Buckeye, CaveCreek, Chandler, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Glendale,Guadalupe, LitchfieldPark, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Peoria, Prescott,
Queen Creek, Scottsdale, Surprise, Sun City, Sun Lakes, Tempe, Tollison, Tonopah


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