New Resident Regulated Firearms Registration
General Info - Statewide Registration
Registration of regulated firearms for new residents of Maryland.
As part of the Firearms Safety Act of 2013 effective October 1, 2013, a person who moves into Maryland with the intent of becoming a resident shall register all regulated firearms with the Secretary of the Maryland Department of State Police within 90 days after establishing residency.
Valid from approval date
Obtaining the Registration
Ready to get your registration? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents
The new resident registration shall include the make, model, manufacturer’s serial number, caliber, type, barrel length, finish, and country of origin for each regulated firearms.
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What laws and regulations give Maryland Department of State Police the legal authority to issue this approval?
MD. CODE ANN., PUB. SAFETY §5-101 et seq. MD. CODE ANN., PUB. SAFETY §5-201 et seq. MD. CODE ANN., PUB. SAFETY §5-401 et seq. COMAR 29.03.01 COMAR 29.03.03