Due to holidays and severe weather, please expect a delay up to 10 business days for your order to ship.
Due to holidays and severe weather, please expect a delay up to 10 business days for your order to ship.

California Residents Purchasing Ammo Online

A guide to purchasing ammunition online to California


Ammo shipments to California may take 2-3 weeks to process.

No Sales to the cities of Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco, or Avalon.

This section was created for our California customers to clarify a few details and help better define the process of purchasing ammunition online so you know what to expect when you purchase ammo from us. No matter where you live within California, we must ship your ammunition to a Federal Firearm Licensed Dealer (FFL Dealer). Don’t forget to check all local and state laws prior to placing any order. You must be at least 21 years of age to purchase ammunition. You must also be a legal resident of the state of California.

**LEOs can have ammunition shipped to them however they must follow the same procedure and policies outlined for high capacity magazines going to the state of California.**


Purchasing ammunition online can be broken down in to three easy to follow steps:

  1. Arrange the transfer with an FFL Dealer PRIOR to ordering.

  2. Place only ammunition in your cart for your purchase and enter the shipping address of a California FFL that you have confirmed will accept ammunition shipments. Complete the checkout process.

  3. Pick up your ammunition and complete the transfer.


    1

  • Arrange the transfer with an FFL Dealer (You will use this dealer as the shipping address when you place your order).
    • Contact the dealer and let them know you would like them to receive a firearm for transfer from PSA.
      • Provide the FFL dealer with our contact information so they can send a copy of their FFL if we do not have them on file.
        • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
        • Phone Number: 803-724-6950
        • Fax Number: 803-788-7979
        • Contact: Help Center
      • Ask about the transfer fee. Usually FFL dealers will charge a small fee to process transfers.

  • 2

  • Place only ammunition in your cart for your purchase and enter the shipping address of a California FFL that you have confirmed will accept ammunition shipments.
    • Add product(s) to cart.
    • Enter your FFL Dealer as the shipping address.
    • Enter billing and credit card information. Please note: You must be a resident of the state in which you wish to transfer the ammunition.
    • Review and submit order.

  • 3

  • Pick up your ammunition and complete the transfer.
    • Watch the tracking information that we provide you. Once the order has arrived at the FFL dealer of your choosing, call your FFL for a good pickup time.
    • In order for the transfer to be approved, your FFL Dealer is required to have you fill out all required California paperwork and screening.


Don’t forget that if you ever have any questions that are not covered in this section, be sure to check out our FAQ page, or contact us!