Shipping Restrictions By State


Sale Restrictions


No sales of ANY merchandise to:


  1. Chicago
  2. Massachusetts
  3. Washington D.C
  4. Puerto Rico

All firearms will be shipped to the premise address on the FFL license unless you call and request it to ship to the mailing address. All licenses will be validated through FFL EZ Check and must match exactly to avoid delays and cancellation. It is the responsibility of the dealer to ensure that PSA has an updated copy of the FFL license.


No ammunition, third-party items (Drop Ship) or ANY firearms will be shipped to a Post Office Box. 


Freight Forwarding is required for shipments to Alaska and Hawaii.

Knife Ordering Restrictions


Please carefully read and ensure your compliance with the following requirements and restrictions prior to purchasing any knife:


Federal law prohibits the sale and shipment in interstate commerce of switchblades, out of front (OTF) knives, and other automatic opening knives (collectively, “ Automatic Knives” ) other than in accordance with the limited exceptions set forth below.


Automatic Knives

  1. Automatic Knives include a knife that opens with hand pressure applied to a button or other device in the handle of the knife, or by operation of inertia, gravity, or both.
  2. Automatic Knives do not include a knife that contains a spring, detent, or other mechanism designed to create a bias toward closure of the blade and that requires exertion applied to the blade by hand, wrist, or arm to overcome the bias toward closure to assist in opening the knife.

Limited Exceptions. Automatic Knives may only be sold:

  1. To civilian or Armed Forces supply or procurement officers and employees of the Federal Government ordering, procuring, or purchasing such knives in connection with the activities of the Federal Government;
  2. To supply or procurement officers of the National Guard, the Air National Guard, or militia of a State ordering, procuring, or purchasing such knives in connection with the activities of such organizations;
  3. To supply or procurement officers or employees of any State, or any political subdivision of a State or Territory, ordering, procuring, or purchasing such knives in connection with the activities of such government; or
  4. To manufacturers of such knives or bona fide dealers therein in connection with any shipment made pursuant to an order from any person designated in the preceding subparagraphs (a), (b), and (c).
  5. Palmetto State Armory will not sell any Automatic Knife without the above conditions being met.



Alabama

  1. Knives are restricted to a 3 inch blade limit in Montgomery

Alaska

  1. Freight Forwarding is Required
  2. No Sales of Tannerite
  3. No Sales of Flamethrowers

Arizona

No Restrictions.

Arkansas

No Restrictions.

California

These restrictions apply to the entire state of California.

  1. No Drop-Ship Ammo
  2. No Off-Roster Handguns will be shipped
  3. Ammo Shipments must be sent to an FFL
  4. No Complete AR / AK Receivers
  5. Non-compliant AR and AK pistols will not be shipped
  6. Non-compliant AR and AK rifles will not be shipped
  7. No magazines with a capacity of 10+
  8. No Sales of Tannerite
  9. No Sales of Flamethrowers
  10. No sales of Franklin Armory Binary Triggers
  11. No sales of Automatic Knives
  12. Customers must consult their local laws regarding Knives before purchasing

No Sales of Ammo or Projectiles to the following jurisdictions:

  1. Los Angeles
  2. Oakland
  3. Sacramento
  4. San Francisco
  5. Avalon

Colorado

These restrictions apply to the entire state of Colorado

  1. Non-compliant AR and AK pistols will not be shipped
  2. No Sales of Ballistic Knives
  3. No magazines with a capacity of 15+

Boulder County

  1. No Stripped Receivers will be shipped
  2. No Complete Receivers will be shipped
  3. No magazines with a capacity of 10+

Vail County

  1. No Stripped Receivers will be shipped
  2. No Complete Receivers will be shipped
  3. No magazines with a capacity of 10+

Denver County/City of Denver

  1. No Stripped Receivers will be shipped
  2. No Complete Receivers will be shipped
  3. No magazines with a capacity of 15+
  4. No AR/ AK Parts will be shipped

Connecticut

  1. No Stripped or Complete Receivers will be shipped
  2. No Complete AR / AK Receivers
  3. Non-compliant AR and AK pistols will not be shipped
  4. Non-compliant AR and AK rifles will not be shipped
  5. No AR/ AK Parts will be shipped
  6. FOID Required for ammo purchases
  7. No Dropship ammo
  8. No magazines with a capacity of 10+
  9. FOID Required for magazine purchases
  10. No sales of Franklin Armory Binary Triggers
  11. No sales of threaded barrels
  12. No braces
  13. No vertical grips
  14. No shotguns with a detachable magazine
  15. No shotguns with revolving cylinders
  16. No pistols with threaded barrels
  17. No Body armor
  18. No shrouds (completely or partially encircle the barrel other than a slide (handguards))
  19. No semi-auto rifles with more than 5 round capacity to anyone under 21
  20. No magazine or ammo sales to residents under 18 years of age.
  21. No sales of Automatic Knives

Semiauto rifle with a detachable magazine cannot have:

  1. Pistol grip, thumbhole stock, or other stock which allows an individual to grip the weapon directly below any portion of the action of the firearm
  2. Forward pistol grip
  3. Flash suppressor
  4. Grenade launcher or flare launcher
  5. More than 10 rounds

Semiauto rifle with a fixed magazine cannot have:

  1. More than 10 rounds

Semiauto pistols with a detachable magazine cannot have:

  1. Magazine located somewhere outside of the pistol grip
  2. A threaded barrel capable of accepting a flash suppressor, forward pistol grip, or silencer
  3. Shroud that encircles the barrel except for a slide
  4. Secondhand grip
  5. More than 10 rounds

Semiauto pistol with a fixed magazine cannot have:

  1. More than 10 rounds

Semiauto shotgun cannot have:

  1. Folding or telescoping stock
  2. Pistol grip, thumbhole stock, or stock that allows the individual to place the trigger hand under any portion of the action
  3. Shroud that encircles the barrel except for a slide
  4. Ability to accept a detachable magazine.
  5. Revolving cylinder

Any semiauto firearm that is not a pistol, revolver, rifle, or shotgun cannot have:

  1. Pistol grip, thumbhole stock, or other stock that allows the individual to position the trigger hand under any portion of the action of the weapon
  2. Ability to accept a detachable magazine outside of the pistol grip
  3. A fixed magazine more than 10 rounds
  4. A flash suppressor or silencer, or a threaded barrel
  5. A shroud except a slide
  6. A secondhand grip
  7. An arm brace

Delaware

  1. No sales of Automatic Knives
  2. No rifle or shotgun sales to any resident of Delaware that is under 21 years old.
  3. No variants of AR15 or AK47, rifle or pistol, or completed lowers are to be sold or shipped to Delaware.
  4. No Semi-automatic, centerfire rifle that can accept a detachable magazine and has any of the following features:
    1. A folding or telescoping stock.
    2. A pistol grip or a thumbhole stock.
    3. A forward pistol grip.
    4. A flash suppressor.
    5. A grenade launcher or flare launcher.
    6. A semiautomatic, centerfire rifle that has an overall length of less than 30 inches
  5. No Semi-auto shotguns are to be sold to residents of Delaware with the following characteristics:
    1. Possesses a detachable magazine.
    2. Possesses both a pistol grip and folding or telescopic stock.
    3. Possesses a revolving cylinder.
  6. No semi-automatic pistol with a fixed magazine than can accept more than 17 rounds.
  7. No semi-automatic rifle with a fixed magazine than can accept more than 17 rounds.
  8. No magazines with a capacity over 17 rounds.
  9. No Semi-automatic pistol that has a detachable magazine and has any of the following features:
    1. An ammunition magazine that attaches to the pistol outside of the pistol grip.
    2. A threaded barrel.
    3. A shroud that is attached to, or partially or completely encircles, the barrel except a slide.
    4. A second hand grip.

Florida

  1. No sales of Franklin Armory Binary Triggers
  2. No Sales of Ballistic Knives

Georgia

No Restrictions.

Hawaii

  1. Freight Forwarding is Required
  2. No Dropship Items ( 3rd party shipments )
  3. No magazines with a capacity of 10+
  4. Non-compliant AR and AK pistols will not be shipped
  5. No Sales of Ammo or Projectiles
  6. Melting Point Restrictions are in place for the following items:
    1. Hi-Point Pistols
  7. No Sales of Flamethrowers
  8. No sales of Franklin Armory Binary Triggers
  9. No sales of Automatic Knives

Idaho

No Restrictions.

Illinois

PSA is closely monitoring the legal proceedings in Illinois and will update this policy as necessary.

These restrictions apply to the entire state of Illinois.

  1. No Drop Ship Ammo
  2. FOID Required for ammo purchases
  3. Melting Point Restrictions are in place for the following items:
    1. Hi-Point Firearms
    2. Heritage revolvers (zinc alloy frames)
    3. GSG firefly
  4. No rifle magazines over 10rds
  5. No handgun magazines over 15rds
  6. No rifle/pistol kits
  7. No stabilizing braces
  8. No threaded barrels
  9. No AR or AK Rifles
  10. No AR or AK Pistols
  11. No completed AR or AK receivers
  12. No AR or AK stripped receivers
  13. No Complete AR uppers
  14. No AR-10 Rifles
  15. No AR-10 receivers
  16. No shotguns with a detachable magazine
  17. No shotguns with a fixed magazine that holds over 5rds
  18. No pistols with threaded barrel
  19. No .50 Caliber ammunition
  20. No .50 Caliber firearms
  21. No Binary triggers or FRT’s
  22. No PSA JAKLs
  23. No PSA Rock handguns or frames
  24. No shotguns with revolving cylinder
  25. No bump stocks
  26. No Sales of Switchblade or Ballistic Knives

Chicago

  1. No Sales to the city of Chicago

Deerfield

  1. No Projectiles will be shipped
  2. No Stripped or Complete Receivers will be shipped
  3. No Complete AR / AK Receivers
  4. Non-compliant AR and AK pistols will not be shipped
  5. Non-compliant AR and AK rifles will not be shipped
  6. No AR/ AK Parts will be shipped
  7. FOID Required for magazine purchases
  8. No magazines with a capacity of 10+
  9. No Shotgun magazines with a capacity of 5+

Homewood

  1. No magazines with a capacity of 10+

Dolton

  1. No magazines with a capacity of 10+

Highland Park

  1. No Stripped or Complete Receivers will be shipped
  2. No Complete AR / AK Receivers
  3. Non-compliant AR and AK pistols will not be shipped
  4. Non-compliant AR and AK rifles will not be shipped
  5. No magazines with a capacity of 10+

Evanston

  1. No magazines with a capacity of 15+

Aurora

  1. No Stripped or Complete Receivers will be shipped
  2. No Complete AR / AK Receivers
  3. Non-compliant AR and AK pistols will not be shipped
  4. Non-compliant AR and AK rifles will not be shipped
  5. No magazines with a capacity of 15+

Skokie

  1. No magazines with a capacity of 10+

Cook County

  1. No Sales of Ammo or Projectiles
  2. No Stripped or Complete Receivers will be shipped
  3. No Complete AR / AK Receivers
  4. Non-compliant AR and AK pistols will not be shipped
  5. Non-compliant AR and AK rifles will not be shipped
  6. No AR/ AK Parts will be shipped
  7. No magazines with a capacity of 10+
  8. Non-compliant Handguns / Pistols will not be shipped

Indiana

No Restrictions.

Iowa

  1. No sales of Franklin Armory Binary Triggers

Kansas

No Restrictions.

Kentucky

No Restrictions.

Louisiana

No Restrictions.

Maine

No Restrictions.

Maryland

These restrictions apply to the entire state of Maryland.

  1. No sales of Automatic Knives
  2. No Complete AR / AK Receivers
  3. Non-compliant AR and AK pistols will not be shipped
  4. Non-compliant AR and AK rifles will not be shipped
  5. Non-compliant Handguns / Pistols will not be shipped
  6. No magazines with a capacity of 10+
  7. No Sales of Tannerite
  8. No Sales of Flamethrowers
  9. No sales of Franklin Armory Binary Triggers

No Sales of Ammo the following jurisdictions:

  1. Annapolis

Massachusetts

No Sales to the state of Massachusetts.

Michigan

These restrictions apply to the entire state of Michigan.

  1. No AK Pistols

Warren

  1. No Sales of Flamethrowers

Minnesota

  1. Melting Point Restrictions are in place
  2. No Sales of Switchblade Knives
  3. No sales of Automatic Knives

Mississippi

No Restrictions.

Missouri

No Restrictions.

Montana

No Restrictions.

Nebraska

No Restrictions.

Nevada

No Restrictions.

New Hampshire

No Restrictions.

New Jersey

  1. No sales of Automatic Knives
  2. No Drop Ship ammo
  3. FOID Required for ammo purchases
  4. No Complete AR / AK Receivers
  5. Non-compliant AR and AK pistols will not be shipped
  6. Non-compliant AR and AK rifles will not be shipped
  7. Non-compliant Handguns / Pistols will not be shipped
  8. Non-compliant Shotguns will not be shipped
  9. No magazines with a capacity of 10+

New Mexico

  1. No sales of Automatic Knives

New York

These restrictions apply to the entire state of New York.

  1. No sales of Automatic Knives
  2. No Drop Ship Ammo
  3. No PSA Daggers or Rocks will be shipped
  4. Ammo Shipments must be sent to an FFL
  5. No Stripped or Complete Receivers will be shipped
  6. Non-compliant AR and AK pistols will not be shipped
  7. Non-compliant AR and AK rifles will not be shipped
  8. Non-compliant Handguns / Pistols will not be shipped
  9. Non-compliant Shotguns will not be shipped
  10. Melting Point Restrictions are in place
  11. No magazines with a capacity of 10+
  12. No sales of Franklin Armory Binary Triggers

NYC, Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens & Staten Island

  1. No Sales of Ammo or Projectiles

North Carolina

  1. No Sales of Ballistic Knives

North Dakota

  1. No Sales of Switchblade or Gravity Knives

Ohio

  1. No Sales of Ballistic Knives

Oklahoma

No Restrictions.

Oregon

  1. Until further legal notice, PSA will prioritize & ship All High Capacity Magazine and Firearm Orders to Oregon.
  2. Until further notice, any 3rd party fulfilled high capacity magazines cannot be shipped to the state of Oregon.
  3. It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure Oregon FFL Firearm Transfers can be facilitated during this time-frame.
    All Oregon Orders & Refunds are at the discretion of Palmetto State Armory.

Pennsylvania

  1. No sales of Automatic Knives

Rhode Island

  1. No magazines with a capacity of 10+
  2. No sales of Franklin Armory Binary Triggers
  3. License required for purchase of ammunition; resident must be 21 years or older and possess a valid pistol or revolver safety certificate issued by the Department of Environmental Management.

South Carolina

No Restrictions.

South Dakota

No Restrictions.

Tennessee

No Restrictions.

Texas

No Restrictions.

Utah

No Restrictions.

Vermont

  1. No sales of Automatic Knives
  2. No Rifle magazines with a capacity of 10+
  3. No Handgun magazines with a capacity of 15+

Virginia

  1. No sales of Automatic Knives

Washington State

PSA will no longer accept or ship orders of restricted items to the state of Washington pursuant to HB1240, effective immediately.

  1. No parts kits
  2. No build kits
  3. No rifle kits
  4. No pistol kits
  5. No complete uppers
  6. No completed lowers
  7. No stripped lowers
  8. No essential kits
  9. No threaded barrels
  10. No sales of Automatic Knives
  11. No Drop-Ship Ammo

Magazines

  1. No mags over 10 rounds for a rifle
  2. No mags over 10 rounds for handguns
  3. No mags over 7 rounds for a shotgun

Rifles

  1. No rifles with thumbhole stock on a rifle
  2. No barrel shrouds
  3. No flash suppressor or muzzle device on a rifle
  4. No forward pistol grips or vertical grips on a rifle
  5. No rifles under 30 inches
  6. No semi-auto rifle under 30 inches
  7. No AR or AK rifles

Shotgun

  1. No shotguns with a folding or telescoping stock
  2. No shotguns with a grip that is detached from the stock
  3. No forward pistol grips or vertical grips on a shotgun
  4. No shotguns with a pistol grip
  5. No shotguns with a thumbhole stock
  6. No shotgun magazine more than 7 rounds
  7. No shotguns with a revolving cylinder

Pistols

  1. No threaded barrel Daggers or Rocks
  2. No barrel shrouds
  3. No AR or AK pistols
  4. No pistols with a second grip

Washington D.C.

No Sales to Washington D.C.

West Virginia

No Restrictions.

Wisconsin

No Restrictions.

Wyoming

No Restrictions.