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Yes, Silencers are Legal ®

Silencers Are Legal map of the 48 states in the USA where suppressor ownership is legal.

Yes, Silencers are Legal ®

42* States Permit Silencer Ownership.

The eight states that currently do not allow individuals to own silencers are California, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island.

*FFL dealers, manufacturers, peace officers, and members of law enforcement agency or other government agency, can own own silencers in additional states. 

How do I buy a silencer?

We've made it easier than ever.

SilencerCo has partnered with dealers all throughout the U.S. to be able to get our suppressors into the hands of the public for years. Now, we are offering a new way to get the exact suppressor you want, directly to the dealer of your choice. 

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SilencerCo will ship to a Dealer of Your Choice

Submit ATF paperwork with your Dealer

After approval, pick up your silencer from your Dealer

Qualifications for Buying a Silencer

Silencers are ATF regulated. To purchase a silencer, you must meet the following qualifications:

  • Reside in one of the 42 states that currently allow civilian ownership
  • Be a resident of the United States
  • Be legally eligible to purchase a firearm
  • Pass a BATFE background check
  • Be at least 21 years of age to purchase from a dealer

If you meet the qualifications, you can purchase a suppressor today. 

Other things to keep in mind

When you submit your paperwork to the ATF with your dealer, you must:

  • Have a valid ID in the state of your selected dealer
  • Pay a $200 Tax Stamp to the ATF
  • Submit fingerprints with your Form 4 – see how to get ATF Fingerprints
  • Bring 2 passport photos with you

Most dealers offer fingerprint and photo services in their shop. Check with your selected dealer what services they offer. Detailed steps on how to buy silencers below.