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atto
01-06-2013, 8:26 PM
Are these documents sufficient to purchase a handgun (assuming the individual is a Permanent Resident Alien)?

Green Card
Drivers License (old address)
Lease agreement to rental unit (present address)
DMV printout (present address)

big al
01-06-2013, 8:31 PM
Plus HSC and a utility bill for the past 60 days.

LoneYote
01-06-2013, 8:33 PM
utility billt OR vehicle registration....

atto
01-06-2013, 8:36 PM
A utility bill is not possible since his living situation is such that the electric/gas are not in his name. The vehicle registration has a PO Box listed as the address.

He has his HSC though.

What is the process for purchasing a firearm in California?

All firearms purchases and transfers, including private party transactions and sales at gun shows, must be made through a licensed dealer under the Dealer Record of Sale (DROS) process. California imposes a 10-day waiting period before a firearm can be released to a buyer or transferee. A person must be at least 18 years of age to purchase a rifle or shotgun. To buy a handgun, a person must be at least 21 years of age, and either 1) possess an HSC plus successfully complete a safety demonstration with the handgun being purchased or 2) qualify for an HSC exemption.

As part of the DROS process, the buyer must present "clear evidence of identity and age" which is defined as a valid, non-expired California Driver's License or Identification Card issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles. A military identification accompanied by permanent duty station orders indicating a posting in California is also acceptable.

If the buyer is not a U.S. Citizen, then he or she is required to demonstrate that he or she is legally within the United States by providing to the firearms dealer with documentation that contains his/her Alien Registration Number or I-94 Number.

Purchasers of handguns are also required to provide proof of California residency, such as a utility bill, residential lease, property deed, or government-issued identification (other than a drivers license or other DMV-issued identification).

(PC Section 12071)



oag.ca.gov/firearms/pubfaqs

Just trying to tick the check boxes here and have others confirm...

rimfire78
01-06-2013, 8:41 PM
Are these documents sufficient to purchase a handgun (assuming the individual is a Permanent Resident Alien)?

Green Card
Drivers License (old address)
Lease agreement to rental unit (present address)
DMV printout (present address)

Green Card
Current Drivers License
Handgun Safety Certificate
Most recent utility bill addressed to purchaser

tenpercentfirearms
01-07-2013, 5:31 AM
Are these documents sufficient to purchase a handgun (assuming the individual is a Permanent Resident Alien)?

Green Card
Drivers License (old address)
Lease agreement to rental unit (present address)
DMV printout (present address)

Yes that is sufficient. There is no longer a requirement for 90 continuous days of bills showing residency.

So you have to satisfy two requirements.

#1: your ID address must match your current address. If it does not then you need a government issued document to correct it. That is what your DMV printout showing the address you are putting on your 4473 will do.

#2: you must satisfy the State's requirement for proof of residency with another document other than your license. A residential lease qualifies there.

You are good to go. Anyone who says otherwise doesn't know what they are talking about.

See my thread for further reference.

http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=327217

atto
01-09-2013, 3:00 PM
Just wanted to report back and say that tenpercentfirearms was correct, everything went without a hitch! Thanks!