Can a moving company move my guns & ammo?

Can a moving company legally transport your guns and ammo? This episode of Flex TV addresses a question many firearm owners face during a move. We dive into the policies and regulations moving companies must follow when handling firearms and ammunition and explain why some companies will refuse altogether. Understand the distinctions between moving companies […]

Can a moving company move my guns and ammo? So if you’re a gun owner or a firearms collector and you want to move from one location to another, whether it be a local move or between state lines, you’re hiring a moving company, can they actually move your ammunition, your firearms, your guns with them? You should know that some moving companies will not do it no matter what. Some of them have very strict prohibitions on any firearms, any ammunition during the move in their moving containers and they just will not do it. This is important to check and not cheat on because if you are in violation of the company, all of your insurance will be lost and you might be in real trouble even on the legal side of things. so don’t do it, make sure you check this ahead of time, it is super important now of course there are other moving companies that will move your guns and ammunition of course they will have to be very strict about complying with local and federal regulations so number one they have to make sure that you are the actual gun owner to avoid any kind of situation with stolen weaponry or anything like that to make sure that it’s totally legal they will require some sort of proof of ownership to show that you are actually the owner of the guns and the ammunition moving. Number two, you must comply with all of the local gun laws. So this is also in the state you’re moving from and in the state you’re moving to. Check in advance to make sure you’re aware of the different gun regulations. Some states are much harder on these things than others, so you want to check especially if you’re moving from state to state. This is really important so that you don’t find yourself in violation of laws that you weren’t aware of. Lastly, and maybe most importantly, is a matter of packing your guns safely and securely so nothing happens during transit. This involves making sure everything is completely unloaded, it’s locked and sealed in a hard container or box, and that ammunition is stored separately from your actual weapons. So you must check with your moving company ahead of time to make sure they will actually move your ammunition and weapons. If weapons and ammunition are prohibited with the moving company, they will not do it. Don’t try to hide it in there. You will just lose from the situation. In the event that you do want a specific moving company that will not move your firearms or ammunition, there’s also another choice. You can decide to take your ammunition and firearms in your car with you obviously again packed very safely very securely or you can choose to ship it through the US Postal Service they will do that again you will have to declare what you’re shipping show proof of ownership and all that but that would be totally legal and totally fine up to you your choice.

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