Do I need to be a resident of Montana to buy a gun?
A Montana resident does not need a registration, license, or permit to purchase or possess firearms. A background check is not required when buying a firearm. Any person can go into a Montana retailer and purchase a firearm as long as he/she is not intoxicated or under the influence of a controlled substance.
Can you buy a rifle online and have it shipped to your house?
Buying a gun online is easy. You can purchase a gun online just like any other product. However, it cannot be shipped directly to you. Every gun purchased online is shipped to a licensed firearms dealer, where the buyer can pick it up after successfully passing a background check.
Can I carry a loaded gun in my car in Montana?
Yes, you can carry a loaded handgun in a vehicle anywhere in the state without a concealed carry permit. Per the Montana Department of Justice FAQ website, Montana law does not regulate how firearms are carried in a vehicle.
Can you carry a gun in Montana?
Note: Anyone 18 or Older who can legally possess a firearm can carry concealed in the State of Montana. Open Carry is legal in Montana. Places as listed in the “Places Off Limits” above “May” apply to those who open carry.
Do you call your FFL before ordering?
Yes, you should contact him first so he can send his FFL information to the seller and so he knows how to contact you. Ask if he will accept a transfer from a non-FFL.
Can you open carry in Walmart in Montana?
Montana is one of 31 states that allow people to openly carry firearms without permits in certain public places. Walmart’s Chief Executive Doug McMillon announced last week the corporation would actively discourage open carry in its stores and stop selling ammunition that could be used in military style firearms.
Can a non FFL ship to a FFL?
Any shipper who does not have an FFL is considered to be an unlicensed person. Unlicensed persons must ship modern firearms to a licensed FFL dealer only. Before you ship a gun, the buyer must fax or mail you a copy of the dealer’s signed FFL license. You can only ship the gun to the address on the license.
Can you open carry a pistol in Montana?
Note: Anyone 18 or Older who can legally possess a firearm can carry concealed in the State of Montana. Open Carry is legal in Montana.
Do you need a permit to buy a rifle in Montana?
Purchase of any rifle, shotgun or handgun in the state of Montana does not require a state permit.
Can you buy a flintlock pistol in Montana?
For Any Antique Collectors… Unlike some other states, Montana does not treat antique firearms any differently than standard firearms. That means even if you are buying an old flintlock pistol from the 1800s, you’ll need to go through all of the same procedures just like if you were buying a brand new Glock.
Where do I Keep my hunting license in Montana?
Hunters can keep an electronic version of their licenses on their smart phone. The only thing hunters legally need to have printed and in their possession is their carcass tag, which still needs to be validated and attached to the carcass. FWP recommends all carcass tags to be kept in a small Ziplock-type plastic bags.
Are there any gun control laws in Montana?
With tons of gun laws at the federal and state levels, it can get confusing trying to keep track of the ones that affect you and your gun rights. As a resident of Montana, there are only a few laws that you’ll need to worry about to make sure you stay on the right side of the law.