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How To Buy A Firearm

Please read and understand the following terms and conditions for buying a firearm online from us.
Southland Armory prides itself by only selling firearms in accordance with Federal, State, and Local Laws.  It is the buyer’s responsibility to comply with all Federal, State, and Local laws in their area at the time of purchase. There are some products that require Southland Armory to have a Federal Firearms License (FFL) on file in order to ship.  These items have a serial number stamped on them and are regulated by the BATF.  Regulated items are firearms, receivers (Lower & Barreled), frames, Suppressors and actions. Federal, State, and Local laws vary by State and Locality and may differ from Federal law, so we ask that you always check your local laws and be aware of the most current regulations that govern firearms and BATF regulated items before ordering either in person or online.
In compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws, Southland Armory only ships BATF regulated items to verified Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs).
By purchasing from us you agree and certify to the following:
  • I am not an unlawful user or addicted to any controlled substance.
  • By selling or delivering ammunition to me, Southland Armory LLC  is not violating any state or local law or ordinance.
  • I have never been, and I am not expected to be convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.
  • I am not under indictment for and have never been convicted in any court of a crime punishable by imprisonment for over one year.
  • I am not a fugitive from justice.
  • I am currently not subject to a restraining order of any kind.
  • I have not been adjudicated as a mental defective and I have not been committed to any mental institution.
  • I am not an illegal or unlawful alien.
  • I have never been, and I am not expected to be discharged from the Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions.
  • I am of legal age (18, or 21 years of age) to purchase the selected firearms and/or ammunition.
  • I have not renounced my U.S. citizenship.
  • I will use the products purchased from Southland Armory LLC for lawful purposes only.
  • If purchasing a firearm, it will be transferred in the name of the person paying for the item via the web site & will not be for another person.
You agree not to hold Southland Armory LLC (dba, Southland Armory) liable for any legal consequences resulting from ignorance or deliberate disregard for those federal, state, or local regulations and laws. Southland Armory will take all reasonable measures to inform the buyer about legalities concerning each product and not sell and/or ship items where prohibited. However, you agree that the final burden falls with you, the buyer.
Some of the firearms for sale on our website may be restricted in the state and/or city in which you reside. It is your responsibility to verify the legality of any item being ordered, prior to the placement of that order. If you have any questions with respect to state or local restriction of a firearm you wish to purchase, please inquire with your local FFL prior to placing your order. Southland Armory is not responsible for orders placed for illegal items in your area and all returns due to this will be subject to a 20% restocking fee. Please see our Terms and Conditions page for information regarding local and state restrictions.
By placing an order for a Firearms and choosing a credit card payment option you acknowledge that the order will ship to your chosen FFL transfer dealer. By placing an order with us you waive the right & ability to post a credit card charge back due to any issues or complications with your transfer.
FFL Ordering Process for Firearms, Receivers, Frames, & Actions
Southland Armory does NOT ship firearms directly to the purchaser/customer once the purchase is completed.
Southland Armory will NOT contact FFL dealers to arrange transfers or request licenses.
By placing a firearm order through Southland Armory, you confirm that you are of legal age to purchase firearms, that you are legally allowed to purchase firearms in that you have not committed any act or are not under any condition whereas purchasing and possession of firearms by you may be deemed illegal, you are not entering in any kind of activity that may be viewed illegal by any federal, state, or local laws and regulations, and that you are not committing any act of felony (Straw Sale, etc.).
Firearms Order and Shipment Process
1. In order to receive a regulated item, you will have to locate a local FFL holder to arrange a transfer of the regulated items. Have your local FFL holder email a signed PDF version of their FFL. Be sure to have your FFL holder include the Customer name (as it appears on the order) and order number in the subject line. FFL holders may also choose to mail a copy of their FFL to Southland Armory. If mailing a copy of their FFL, please include a typed note containing the Customer name (as it appears on the order) and order number. FFL holders can mail a copy to Southland Armory at:
Southland Armory
PO Box 455
King George, VA 22485
2. Confirm that the firearm you wish to purchase from us meets the laws of your state, county, or city.
3. Remember that the transfer of the firearm is between you and the FFL holder. You must abide by their procedures especially when it comes to following Federal, State, and Local laws. You must confirm the transfer with the FFL holder. Be aware that they will most likely charge a transfer fee that you will need to pay separately to the FFL holder.
4. Once your FFL holder receives your firearm, you will need to pick it up in person at their location. Upon arrival at your FFL holder, inspect your firearm to make certain that everything is acceptable before filling out the necessary paperwork for Federal and State Police background checks. If you are not able to pass the background checks, the transferring FFL cancels the transfer due to suspicious fraudulent and/or criminal behavior, or the FFL holder informs us the item purchased is not transferrable to your state and/or locality, you will be responsible for all related return shipping charges and fees in addition to a 20% restocking fee.
5. If you have an FFL and place an order for regulated items, we will need to have a clearly signed copy of your current FFL. If we do not have a clearly signed copy of your current FFL, the order will remain on hold until we can obtain one by email, or mail. Once your FFL has been received and verified, the order will be processed and shipped. Please include your name (as it appears on the order) and order number in your email along with your FFL. You can email a copy of your FFL to
6. Once we receive your transferring FFL’s copy of their license, we will associate your order with the FFL license and process the item for shipment to your selected FFL. To ensure timely order processing please have your FFL holder include your (customer) name (as it appears on your order) and your order number for order verification and processing. Failing to receive a customer name (as it appears on the order) and order number will delay your shipment and your order will remain on hold until we can accurately verify the correct item is going to the correct FFL, for transfer to the correct person.
7. Southland Armory will include Customer name, phone number, mailing address, and in some cases may include email address within the firearm shipment to help facilitate your timely receipt of the item from the transferring FFL, in addition to enabling legal compliance.
8. Southland Armory maintains a Preferred FFL Dealer list. Preferred Dealers are FFLs that have elected to perform transfers for FFL items purchased from Southland Armory. If your selected FFL is a Preferred Dealer, there is no need to contact the FFL holder to request a transfer. Southland Armory will process the shipment to the Preferred Dealer. You may also request to include your dealer as a preferred dealer to facilitate faster orders.
Outbound Firearms Transfers Terms
Returns on firearms that have been transferred to you are not allowed. Once a new firearm is transferred, it is considered used, even if unfired. Thoroughly inspect firearms when you go to pick it up at the FFL we ship your firearm to. You MUST do this before completing the transfer. We understand that some manufacturer defects may not be identifiable upon initial inspection. By purchasing a firearm from us, you agree that upon discovering a defect in your transferred firearm that you will work with the manufacturer for replacement or repair (in accordance with their warranty policy). If your firearm is damaged in shipment or determined to be defective prior to the completion of the transfer, contact Please retain all boxing and shipping materials as they may need to be inspected prior to a claim being settled. Should any damage occur, Southland Armory will be happy to assist you with contacting the shipper but will not be held financially responsible for the item or its replacement cost. With purchase of the insurance, the buyer assumes all risk associated with shipping damage. Any and all shipping charges are non-refundable.
All orders are sent insured and Signature Required to verify delivery.  It is your responsibility to make sure someone will be there to sign for the package. Any returned orders due to lack of signature or other FFL transfer complications will be subject to a 20% restocking fee in addition to return shipping charges.
If you have a problem with your dealer being open there would be a reprocessing of the shipment and Shipping out to the new dealer so please make sure you have ironed out all the details with your FFL in advance of the order. This is a dealer that you contacted in advance about the transfer and you assigned to your order. We are not responsible for any issues that may arise with your FFL holder/dealer.
Once an FFL dealer is assigned to your order it is very hard to change. We may not be able to change if the paperwork has already been processed and ALL change request must be submitted via email no exceptions.
Notable Restrictions and Important Information
  • Federal law requires that you must be at least 18 years old to purchase shotgun or rifle ammunition and 21 years or older to purchase handgun ammunition.
  • Federal law requires that you must be at least 18 years old to purchase most long guns and 21 years or older to purchase handguns.
  • States and localities have differing laws for sporting/semi-automatic rifles. So, please confirm what the laws in your area allow.
  • We will charge you actual shipping costs if you purchase and then must have the FFL return a firearm that you cannot legally own in your area.
  • This is not a comprehensive list of restrictions. Please check your local, state and federal laws before ordering firearms or any of the below items.
Ammunition Restrictions
Federal law requires that you must be at least 18 years old to purchase shotgun or rifle ammunition and 21 years or older to purchase handgun ammunition.
  • In most states, you do not need an FFL to purchase ammunition online.
  • We can ship ammunition to your door via UPS Ground.
  • Ammunition and firearms will be shipped separately.
  • For safety reasons, we do not accept returns on ammunition.
  • Always make sure you use the correct ammunition for your specific firearm.
  • Check your local laws for any other regulations before ordering.
Air Gun and Sling Shot Restrictions
Air guns and Sling Shots are restricted in some locations. Please check your State and Local laws before ordering.
Black Powder Firearms Restrictions
You must be at least 18 or older to purchase Black Powder firearms. Black Powder firearms cannot be shipped to some locations. Please check your State and Local laws before ordering.
Restrictions on High-Capacity Magazines
Some States and Localities restrict higher capacity magazines. Please check your local laws before ordering such devices. A high-capacity magazine is any ammunition feeding device with the capacity to accept more than that which is allowed by the Locality or State in question. Any firearm that comes with a magazine designated as high capacity in your state will be removed from the packaging. No refunds or state compliant magazines will be provided in its place.
Crossbows, Pepper Spray, and Mace Restrictions
Crossbows, Pepper Spray, and Mace are restricted in some locations. Please check your State and Local laws before ordering.