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FIREARM LAWS &REGULATIONS

OREGON
CONCEALED CARRY

In Oregon, a Concealed Handgun License (CHL) is required when carrying a concealed handgun.
Must be 21 years of age.
Must demonstrate competence with a handgun (firearms training course, organized shooting competition, or having been in the military).

OPEN CARRY

No permit is required for openly carrying a handgun or long gun.
Must be 18 years of age.

MOTOR VEHICLE CARRY

In Oregon, a concealed or readily accessible loaded handgun in a car or vehicle requires a CHL (Concealed Handgun License).
No permit is required to have a loaded gun that is not concealed or readily accessible in a vehicle.

NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT (NFA) FIREARMS

The following NFA items are legal to own in Oregon, as long as they are properly registered under the NFA.
Silencers (Suppressors)
Machine guns
Short barreled rifles
Short barreled shotguns

HUNTING

Oregon has varying laws regarding firearms and hunting, consult your local authorities.

FIREARM TRANSFERS & SALES

In Oregon, to purchase a firearm, no license is required.
Firearms are not required to be registered.
There is no waiting period.
A background check is required.
All firearm transactions must go through an FFL licensed gun dealer, even if between private parties. Both parties are required to be present.
The gun dealer is required to keep a record of the firearm transaction.
The minimum age for purchasing or possessing a firearm is 18 (with some exceptions).
There is no limitation on the number of firearms purchased at one time.

AMMUNITION REGULATIONS

In Oregon, sales of ammunition does not require a license.
No record of ammo sales are required to be kept.
Teflon-coated and armor-piercing ammo are unlawful.

OTHER

Other Info

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