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Record a private sale or transfer

Learn how to use the Massachusetts Gun Transaction Portal

Firearms Records Bureau

The Details

What you need

The Massachusetts Gun Transaction Portal is used to report all private firearms transactions in the Commonwealth, including the personal sale or transfer of a firearm, or the registration or inheritance of a firearm.  The Portal may also be used to report a firearm lost or stolen or to surrender a firearm to a local police department.

How to report

Next steps

Print/Save Transaction Form and Receipt

IMPORTANT:  Be sure to print or save the firearms transaction (EFA10) form and receipt that is displayed once your transaction is complete.  These forms can not be accessed after closing the webpage.


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