Nevada Firearm (Gun) Bill of Sale Form

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The Nevada firearm (gun) bill of sale form archives the precise information involved in the sale of a weapon for a predetermined value in US dollars. This written document creates a valid contract to prove later the exchange and details of the transpired event. The language in the form spells out many of the specifics of the transaction including the information on the buyer, seller, and firearm along with corroborating signatures to the solidified accord.

How to Register a Gun

Laws involving gun control in Nevada do not insist upon a form of systematic registration or licensure to own or purchase a firearm. The state will, however, require all individuals to undergo a NICS background investigation to qualify to buy a weapon (long gun or handgun), no matter if it is through a private sale or a federally licensed firearms dealer. State measures also stipulate that possession of a short-barreled rifle or shotgun or silencer is prohibited within state lines. Open carry of a long gun or handgun is permitted without a license in areas authorized for hunting and target activity per Nevada Constitution Article 1 Section 11.

How to Obtain a Concealed Firearm Permit

To legally carry a concealed handgun, a resident must first apply for and secure an official Nevada Concealed Firearm Permit. The permit will additionally allow for out-of-state travel inside of states of approved reciprocity. To be eligible for the permit, a resident must be 21 years of age, have evidence of familiarity with firearm safety and meet federal standards as far as criminal history and mental stability are concerned. To apply for a permit, you will need to obtain the following documents for presentation at the Fingerprint Bureau of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department:

It can take up to 4 months for processing, background check, and notification by mail. Once your license is confirmed it will remain active for a total five years from the date of issue.

How to Write

Step 1 – Click on the link for the format of the document you would like to download.

Step 2 – Seller Information – Fill out the information associated with the seller of the weapon:

  • Name
  • Mailing Address
  • City
  • State
  • Zip Code
  • Driver’s License

Step 3 – Buyer Information – Input the available information on the purchaser of the firearm as well:

  • Name
  • Mailing Address
  • City
  • State
  • Zip Code
  • Driver’s License

Step 4 – Firearm – Detail the prompted characteristics associated with the gun being exchanged in the sale:

  • Manufacturer
  • Model
  • Caliber
  • Serial number

Step 5 – Purchase Information – Complete the section about the sale specifics:

  • Purchase Price (words/numbers)
  • Purchase Date (mm/dd/yyyy format)
  • Detail the arrangements made for any items to be traded, including the make, model and serial numbers of any traded guns or other items in the provided space.

Step 6 – Disclosure Statements – Buyer and Seller will both read the disclosure statements and sign upon acceptance regarding their agreement with them.

Step 7 – Signatures – Have a certified notary professional on location to witness and attest to all signatures and sign date.