What do I need to purchase a pistol from a private party?

To purchase a pistol from a private party, you will need to obtain a Permit to Purchase. Residents will need to come to the Public Safety Department between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday. It is suggested that you call and speak with a communications specialist prior to arriving to ensure staff is on hand to assist you. Staff will conduct the appropriate background checks and issue or deny a permit, based on the findings. Should you be approved, the permit will be immediately issued and is valid for 30 days. Once the firearm is purchased, you will need to return the appropriate section of the sales permit to the Public Safety Department. The State of Michigan no longer requires an inspection of the firearm.

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