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Firearms and Ammunition

Special Procedures for Shipping Firearms

  1. Carrier will transport and deliver firearms as defined by the Title 18, Chapter 44 and Title 26, Chapter 53 of the United States Code between areas served in the U.S., but only between: (i) licensed importers; licensed manufacturers; licensed dealers; licensed collectors as defined in Title 18, Chapter 44 of the United States Code; law enforcement agencies of the U.S. or any department or agency thereof; and law enforcement agencies of any state or any department, agency or political subdivisions thereof; or (ii) where not prohibited by local, state, provincial or federal law, from individuals to licensed importers, licensed manufacturers or licensed dealers (and return of same).

  2. Upon presenting the goods for shipment, the person tendering the shipment to Carrier is required to notify Carrier that the shipment contains a firearm. The outside of the package(s) must not be marked, labeled or otherwise identify that the package(s) contains a firearm. The shipper and recipient are required to comply with all applicable government regulations and laws, including those pertaining to labeling. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives can provide assistance.

  3. The shipper and recipient must be of legal age as identified by applicable law.

  4. Carrier cannot ship or deliver firearms COD.

  5. Carrier will transport small-arms ammunition when packed and labeled in compliance with local, state, and federal law, and the Hazardous Materials Item of this rules tariff. Ammunition is an explosive and must be shipped separately as hazardous materials. Loaded firearms or firearms with ammunition shall not be shipped in the same package.

  6. Carrier will not transport firearms that are legally owned by or offered for tender by an individual or from one individual to another individual (or to themselves at another address) under any circumstances.