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Alaska Firearm Bill of Sale

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Alaska Firearm Bill of Sale

Updated August 14, 2023

An Alaska firearm bill of sale permits an individual to sell a firearm to another individual legally. The buyer must be at least 18 years of age and have no legal reason to be restricted from owning a firearm. One may acquire a permit to either carry or conceal a firearm if there are no discrepancies in the legality of the purchase and sale.[1] This document must be witnessed and notarized by a state-licensed notary public.

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Privately Selling a Firearm

Any person may sell a gun privately in the state of Alabama.

Prohibited from Buying

Under state law,[2] a person may not:

  1. Knowingly sell or transfer a concealable firearm to a person who has been convicted of a felony in the state of Alabama, in a federal court, or in any other state or territory;
  2. Sell a prohibited weapon; and
  3. Knowingly sell or transfer a firearm to another whose physical or mental condition is substantially impaired due to the influence of alcohol or any controlled substance.

Registering a Firearm

There is no law that requires a person in Alaska to register a firearm. Furthermore, the state of Alaska specifically prohibits any local authority from asking a resident to register a firearm.[3]

Concealed Carry

Alaskans are not allowed to conceal a firearm unless they have an Alaska Concealed Handgun Permit (ACHP). Residents twenty-one (21) years or older may apply.

How to Apply

Step 1 – Must undergo a handgun course provided by the Department of Public Safety. After the course is completed, a certificate should be issued.

Step 2 – Get passport photos (must be within 30 days of submission of application).

Step 3 – Get fingerprints completed from an Approved Fingerprinter Office.

Step 4 – Submit in person the following to a State Trooper Office:

  • A check of $88.25 made to the “State of Alaska.”
  • Certificate from the Dept. of Public Safety for completing the handgun course;
  • Photo of applicant equivalent to a passport photo;
  • Fingerprints on a standard 8″ x 8″ FBI fingerprint card; and
  • Application for a Concealed Handgun Permit (Form 12-299A).

After waiting approximately 30 days, the permit should be approved or rejected.


All permits issued in other states are valid in the state of Alaska.[4]


  1. AS 18.65.700
  2. AS 11.61.200
  3. AS 29.35.145
  4. AS 18.65.748