Illinois State & Shipping Restrictions

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Firearms purchases must be compliant AS IS to meet your state restrictions for us to ship the firearm to you. We will not ship to third parties to modify or change the firearm to become compliant. Must be compliant straight from the manufacturer for us to process your order.

You are responsible to know the laws and regulations of your state before purchasing. Ignorance is not a valid excuse. There may be fees associated to recoup costs with orders that can not because completed because of legal issues in your state. This page is not a complete list of restrictions, but is updated to the best of our knowledge. These laws and ordinances for firearms, ammunition, and certain other items are subject to change without notice to us.

Illinois State Restrictions

  • Customers must possess a valid Illinois FOID (Firearm Owner’s ID) card to purchase firearms or ammunition anywhere in Illinois. Alternately, persons possessing a valid Illinois Concealed Carry License may present their valid license in lieu of the FOID card. It must be emailed to us prior to shipment.
  • Prohibited: Any handgun having a barrel, slide, frame or receiver that has a die casting of zinc alloy or any other nonhomogenous metal, which will melt or deform at a temperature of 800 degrees F or less
  • Prohibited: Cobra, Phoenix Arms, Heritage Arms, Walther rimfire pistols, GSG rimfire pistols, Hi-Point pistols and Jimenez Arms.
  • ALL muzzle loaders / Black powder firearms (handguns and long guns) MUST ship to an FFL Dealer
  • Stun Guns and Tasers require an FFL Transfer

Cook Country

Rifles

  • Semiautomatic rifles are prohibited
  • AR or AK pattern receivers are prohibited
  • Lever-action rifles of any caliber with a tubular feeding device are permitted
  • Bolt-action rifles of any caliber with a fixed or detachable magazine that does not exceed 10 rounds are permitted
  • Pump-action .22LR rifles with tubular magazines are permitted
  • Single-shot rifles are permitted

Shotguns

  • Prohibited: a semiautomatic shotgun that has one or more of the following: 1. Only a pistol grip without a stock attached 2. Any feature capable of functioning as a protruding grip that can be held by the non-trigger hand 3. A folding, telescoping, or thumb hold stock 4. A fixed magazine capacity in excess of five rounds 5. An ability to accept a detachable magazine 6. Any shotgun with a revolving cylinder is prohibited 7. Any shotgun with a fixed magazine capacity in excess of 5 rounds is prohibited.

Handguns

  • Prohibited are semiautomatic pistols that have a detachable magazine AND two or more of the following: 1. A folding, telescoping or thumb hole stock 2. Muzzle brake / muzzle compensator 3. Any feature capable of functioning as a protruding grip that can be held by the non-trigger hand 4. Barrel shroud 5. Capacity to accept a detachable magazine outside the pistol grip.

Accessories / Ammunition

  • Box-Type detachable magazines with a capacity over 10 rounds are prohibited only for long guns
  • No flash hiders
  • No accessory capable of functioning as a protruding grip that can be held by the non-trigger hand
  • No collapsible, folding, or thumb hole stocks

Restricted Area Zip Codes

Cook County
60290 60601 60602 60603 60604 60605 60606 60607 60608
60609 60610 60611 60612 60613 60614 60615 60616 60617
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60685 60686 60687 60688 60689 60690 60691 60693 60694
60695 60696 60697 60699 60701 60706 60707 60804 60827
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60487 60501 60513 60521 60523 60525 60526 60527 60534
60546 60558 60714 60454 60712 60803 60805

City of Aurora

Rifles

  • Semiautomatic rifles are prohibited
  • AR or AK patterns receivers are prohibited

Shotguns

  • Semiautomatic shotguns are prohibited
  • Any shotgun with a revolving cylinder is prohibited
  • Any slide-action shotgun with a magazine capacity of 15 rounds or fewer is permitted

Handguns

  • Prohibited are semiautomatic pistols that have a detachable magazine AND two or more of the following: 1. Threaded barrel 2. A manufactured weight of fifty ounces or more when the pistol is unloaded 3. A semiautomatic version of an automatic firearm 4. An ammunition magazine that attaches to the pistol outside of the pistol grip 5. Barrel shroud

Accessories / Ammunition

  • Long gun magazines with a capacity of 15 rounds or more are prohibited
  • Batons are prohibited

Restricted Area Zip Codes

60502 60503 60504 60505
60506 60507 60568 60572
60598 60599

City of Highland Park

Rifles

  • Prohibited: AR or AK patterns receivers
  • Prohibited: A semiautomatic rifle that has a fixed magazine, that has the capacity to accept more than ten rounds of ammunition
  • Prohibited: A semiautomatic rifle that has the capacity to accept a magazine with capacity over ten (10) rounds (detachable or otherwise) AND one or more of the following: 1. Only a pistol grip without a stock attached 2. Any feature capable of functioning as a protruding grip that can be held by the non-trigger hand 3. A folding, telescoping or thumb hole stock 4. A shroud attached to the barrel, or that partially or completely encircles the barrel, allowing the bearer to hold the firearm with the non-trigger hand without being burned, but excluding a slide that encloses the barrel 5. A muzzle brake or muzzle compensator.
  • Additionally, the following rifles or copies or duplicates thereof are specifically prohibited: AK, AKM, AKS, AK47, AK74, ARM, MAK90, Misr, NHM 90, NHM 91, SA 85, SA 93, VEPR, AR10, AR15, Bushmaster XM15, Armalite M15, or Olympic Arms PCR, AR70, Calico Liberty, Dragunov SVD Sniper Rifle or Dragunov SVU, Fabrique National FN/FAL, FN/LAR, or FNC, Hi-Point Carbine, HK91, HK93, HK94, or HKPSG, Kel-Tec Sub Rifle, Saiga, SAR8, SAR4800, SKS with Detachable Magazine, SLG 95, SLR 95 or 96, Steyr AUG, Sturm, Ruger Mini14, Tavor, Thompson 1927, Thompson M1, or Thompson, 1927 Commando; or Uzi, Galil and Uzi Sporter, Galil Sporter, or Galil, Sniper Rifle (Galatz)
  • Permitted: A .22 caliber tube ammunition feeding device
  • Permitted: A tubular magazine that is contained in a lever-action firearm

Shotguns

  • Prohibited: Any shotgun with a revolving cylinder.
  • Prohibited: A semiautomatic shotgun that has one or more of the following: 1. Only a pistol grip without a stock attached 2. Any feature capable of functioning as a protruding grip that can be held by the non-trigger hand 3. A folding, telescoping or thumb hole stock 4. A fixed magazine capacity in excess of five (5) rounds 5. An ability to accept a detachable magazine
  • Additionally, the following shotguns or copies or duplicates thereof are specifically prohibited: Armscor 30 BG, SPAS 12 or LAW 12, Striker 12, or Streetsweeper

Handguns

  • Prohibited: A semiautomatic pistol that has a fixed magzine, that has the capacity to accept more than ten (10) rounds of ammunition
  • Prohibited: A semiautomatic pistol that has the capacity to accept a detachable magazine and has one or more of the following: 1. Any feature capable of functioning as a protruding grip that can be held by the non-trigger hand 2. A folding, telescoping or thumb hole stock 3. A shroud attached to the barrel, or that partially or completely encircles the barrel, allowing the bearer to hold the Firearm with the
    non-trigger hand without being burned, but excluding a slide that encloses the barrel 4. A muzzle brake or muzzle compensator 5. The capacity to accept a detachable magazine at some location outside of the pistol grip
  • Additionally, the following pistols or copies or duplicates thereof are specifically prohibited: Calico M-110, MAC-10, MAC-11, OR MPA3, Olympic Arms OA, TEC-9, TEC-DC9; TEC-22 Scorpion, or AB-10; or UZI

Accessories / Ammunition

  • Prohibited: Any long gun magazine with capacity of more than ten rounds

Restricted Area Zip Codes

60035 60037