Outgoing FFL Transfers
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FIREARMS BEING SHIPPED FROM HOFFMAN’S TO ANOTHER FFL DEALER
RESTRICTIONS ON WHAT KIND OF FIREARM CAN BE SENT
The firearm must be CT compliant. It is up to you as the customer to determine compliance BEFORE you make your request. Make sure that you check the magazine capacity of the firearm. The magazine must be 10 rounds from the manufacturer. Pre-ban firearms must have a with a letter from the manufacturer confirming the pre-ban status. Customers may request consideration for a pre-ban using federally regulated pre-ban listings. Hoffman’s may accept post ban assault weapons as long as they have been previously legally registered. We will need to see the legal paperwork that formally registered them.
TO WHOM AND WHERE WE WILL SHIP A COMPLIANT FIREARM
- A federally licensed dealer (FFL) or a federally licensed manufacturer. Firearms can NOT be sent to an individual. You will need to choose a licensed dealer (FFL) who will receive the firearm. We will need a copy of this dealer’s FFL.
- We will ship within the USA and US Territories.
RESTRICTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS REQUESTING THE TRANSFER
The Individual in whose name the firearm is registered MUST (1) be the person who appears IN PERSON with the firearms and (2) present the proper permit/identification. Another individual may NOT present the firearms for transfer unless they fall within certain exceptions.
Under certain conditions Hoffman’s does process transfer requests for certain firearms that are registered to an individual who has given power of attorney to another individual to act on his/her behalf. The individual presenting the firearms must also present a copy of a power of attorney document (it must be a formal, fully court executed legal document with seal). NOTE: this document must specifically specify that the power of attorney includes ‘firearms’.
Under certain conditions Hoffman’s can agree to process transfer requests for certain firearms that were registered to a deceased individual.
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION MUST BE PRESENTED WITH THE FIREARM(S)
INFORMATION ABOUT THE DECEASED
REQUIRED: First Name, Last Name, DOB, Address
HELPFUL: Pistol Permit copy or #, Driver’s License copy or #
DOCUMENTATION AUTHORIZING (YOU) TO SELL THE FIREARM(S) ON BEHALF OF THE DECEASED
The person who is presenting the guns for sale to Hoffman’s must be legally recognized by CT probate. It is this person who must come to the store with the firearms. There are only two documents that can be brought in and used to demonstrate that (you) have this formal authorization. These documents must be fully executed by the probate court, have the seal, and not be more than 1 year old from execution date.
FIDUCIARY’S PROBATE CERTIFICATE PC-450
You must present this original certificate. It must be fully executed by the probate court, have the seal, and not be more than 1 year old from execution date.
PC 264 DECREE
This form allows a family member to present the deceased’s will to probate and request disposition of the deceased’s personal property (Note: the form must list “FIREARMS”). Contact the CT probate offices for more information. This form is not available on-line.
STEPS YOU NEED TO TAKE
STEP 1 Make sure that you have read and understood the policies and fees written on this sheet
STEP 2 Select a FFL who will agree to accept your firearm(s)
STEP 3 Complete the transfer request form below
STEP 4 A member of our transfer team will contact your FFL within 24 hours (weekdays) to secure a copy of their license. if you are transferring more than 2 firearms, please contact us to make an appointment. firstname.lastname@example.org
SHIPMENT AND TRACKING
HGC arranges shipments as follows: handguns via 2-day air & long guns via ground. When you provide us with your e-mail address tracking information will be sent to you. You will need to complete a shipping waiver.
Our fee for sending an outgoing transfer to another FFL is $20.00 per firearm, plus shipping charges.