Restrictions



Ammunition Restrictions:

You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase long-gun ammunition and 21 years of age or older to purchase handgun ammunition. All ammunition must be shipped UPS Ground. Check your state and local laws for any other applicable ammunition regulations.

We do NOT ship ammunition to the following locations:

  • APO/FPO Addresses
  • Alaska
  • Massachusetts
  • District of Columbia
  • Hawaii
  • P.O. Boxes
  • International Addresses
  • U.S. Territories
  • U.S. addresses having zip codes beginning with (606, 607, 608)
  • U.S. addresses having zip codes beginning with (100, 101, 102)
Illinois residents must provide a copy of your valid FOID card and driver's license to purchase ammunition. This is for orders with shipping and/or billing addresses within Illinois.

Magazine Restrictions:

There are currently no federal restrictions on the sale of high capacity magazines, but several states do have their own restrictions:

California: No magazines over 10 rounds, LE ok with credentials and high capacity magazine permit holders
Colorado: No magazines over 15 rounds, LE ok with credentials
Connecticut: No magazines over 10 rounds, LE ok with credentials. As of 10/1/13 in order to comply with CT Senate Bill No. 1160 magazines holding 10 rounds or less can only be purchased if buyer provides a copy of driver's license and ONE of the following: state handgun carry permit, long gun certificate, or ammunition certificate.
District of Columbia: No magazines over 10 rounds, Including LE
Hawaii: No handgun magazines over 10 rounds, Rifle magazines are ok
Maryland: No magazines over 10 rounds, LE ok with credentials
Massachusetts: No magazines over 10 rounds, LE ok with credentials (including retired)
New Jersey: No magazines over 15 rounds, Including LE
New York: No magazines over 10 rounds, LE ok with credentials
Military APO/FPO: Due to ITAR we can not ship to overseas military bases, we can ship to a CONUS military base
Illinois: Aurora: maximum capacity of 15 rounds. Cook County: maximum capacity of 10 rounds. Chicago: maximum capacity of 10 rounds

Firearms Restrictions:

Specific types of firearms may be restricted or outright prohibited in your area, we can not list every restriction due to the constant changes made by legislators. It is your responsibility to know your local laws. Firearms deemed "assault weapons" are prohibited for sale to individuals (law enforcement officers may or may not be exempt, agencies are always exempt) in states such as California, Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey.

Firearms, suppressors, receivers, actions, and frame sales require an FFL and are only allowed with the strictest adherence to federal regulations. Such orders will be held until we verify your FFL. Valid FFL requirements are as follows: A current copy with an original signature in ink!
If it has been changed or altered in any way it will be considered invalid.
FFL purchases will only be sent to the address on the FFL - no exceptions.
We will keep your FFL on file until it expires, at which time you will need to send a renewed copy.

Export Policy & Restrictions

The U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control administer export control regulations that affect some aspects of our business. We request that you (the "Customer") read and familiarize yourself with the following information regarding certain applicable export regulations.
The sale, transfer, transportation, or shipment outside of the U.S. of any product prohibited or restricted for export without complying with U.S. export control laws and regulations, including proper export licensing, documentation or authorization, is strictly prohibited and may result in civil penalties and/or constitute a federal crime. Arms Unlimited will not proceed with any transaction that requires the illegal export of any products and will not assist directly or indirectly with the illegal export or re-export of any products. An accurate Automated Export System (AES) filing must be made, whether or not the exportation requires a license.
If you wish to purchase an item for ultimate shipment or use outside of the United States, please be aware an export license may be required to do so. Depending on the value of the order, specific item(s), end user, country of ultimate destination and end use, Several items on our website may require an export license, including, but not limited to, the following:
1. Generation 2, 3, or 4 Night Vision Equipment and Night Vision Accessories
2. Thermal Imaging Equipment and Heat Seekers
3. Optical Sighting Equipment and Tactical Lights (both Hand-Held and Weapon-Mountable), Accessories, and Mounting Hardware
4. Tactical Gear and Weapon Accessories
5. Knives
6. Military Apparel including Body Armor, Helmets and Helmet Accessories, and Shields
7. Some Laboratory Equipment
8. Some Electronic Equipment

Export Policy and Restrictions:

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR): Some of the item(s) on this website are subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and export is strictly prohibited without authorization or a license issued by the U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls. By proceeding with a transaction to purchase any ITAR restricted item(s), the Customer certifies that (i) the purchase does not require Arms Unlimited to export such items, unless Arms Unlimited is aware of the export and has obtained the appropriate U.S. Government authorization; (ii) the Customer does not intend to export such items after receipt from Arms Unlimited without the appropriate U.S. Government export authorization; (iii) the Customer does not intend to export, transfer, sell, or furnish the item to any foreign person, whether abroad or in the U.S., including any Foreign Embassy in the U.S., without the appropriate U.S. Government export authorization; (iv) the Customer understands that a foreign person under the ITAR § 120.16 means "any natural person who is not a lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(20) or who is not a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3)," and can mean "any foreign corporation, business association, trust, society, or any other entity or group that is not incorporated or organized to do business in the U.S., as well as international organizations, foreign governments, and any agency or subdivisions of government (e.g. diplomatic missions)" (See ITAR § 120.16); (v) the Customer is a U.S. Person as defined by ITAR § 120.15, meaning the Customer is a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(20), or is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or is a "corporation, business association, partnership, society, trust, or any other entity, organization or group that is incorporated to do business in the U.S., or is a governmental (federal, state, or local) entity" (See ITAR § 120.15).

Export Administration Regulations (EAR): Some of the item(s) on this website are subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and export may be restricted by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security. By proceeding with a transaction to purchase any restricted item(s), the Customer certifies that (i) the purchase does not require Arms Unlimited to export such items, unless Arms Unlimited is aware of the export and has obtained the appropriate U.S. Government authorization; (ii) the Customer does not intend to export such items after receipt from Arms Unlimited. without the appropriate U.S. Government export authorization.

Important Export Restrictions Warning!
(1) Export of some Arms Unlimited products is strictly prohibited without a valid export license issued by the U.S. Department of State, in accordance with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 C.F.R. 120-130) or a valid export license issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce, in accordance with theExport Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 C.F.R. 730-774).

(2) U.S. law prohibits the sale, transfer, or export of items to certain restricted parties, destinations, and embargoed countries, as identified on lists maintained by the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Department of Treasury. It is the responsibility of the Customer to be aware of these lists, which can be found at the following U.S. Government websites. By proceeding with any transaction, the Customer certifies that the Customer will not engage in any unauthorized transaction involving the export of any products sold by Arms Unlimited to any restricted parties or destinations.

By proceeding with a transaction to purchase any items from Arms Unlimited, the Customer certifies that he/she will comply with all requirements imposed by all applicable laws, regulations and administrative policies.

For further information regarding the applicable laws, regulations, and policies contact:
U.S. Department of Commerce
Bureau of Industry and Security
Tel.: (202) 482-4811
U.S. Department of State
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
Directorate of Defense Trade Control
Tel.: (202) 663-1282
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Office of Foreign Assets Controls
Tel.: (202) 622-2480