Maryland 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.


The following are prohibited:

  • Rifles with a capacity over 10 rounds
  • Semi-automatic centerfire rifles that can accept a detachable magazine and have any TWO of the following features: 1. Folding stock (Not including telescoping [collapsible] stock) 2. Grenade launcher or flare launcher 3. Flash suppressor
  • Semi-automatic centerfire rifles that have an overall length of less than 29 inches.
  • Stripped lower receivers permitted. Complete lower receivers without prohibited characteristics (above) are permitted.

“The above restrictions do not apply to rimfire rifles with non-detachable magazines.”
“AR rifles not otherwise prohibited (see above) must possess a heavy-barrel contour (no cutouts).”
AR-10 type rifles are not regulated and should be transferable. AR-15 rifles featuring a heavy barrel contour are not regulated and should be transferable.



The following are prohibited:

  • Shotguns with a capacity over 10 rounds
  • Semi-automatic shotgun that has a folding stock (Not including telescoping [collapsible] stock)
  • Any shotgun with a revolving cylinder

Accessories / Ammunition

  • Magazines over 10 rounds are prohibited.
  • Stun guns, TASERs, and Defense spray sales are not permitted in the City of Baltimore, Baltimore Country, or Howard Country.
  • No sales of Tannerite compounds or targets, or similar exploding target materials.

This list is not exhaustive and is only what was provided by state of Maryland legislation. These specified firearms and their copies are prohibited.

– AA Arms AP–9 semiautomatic pistol
– American Arms Spectre da Semiautomatic carbine
– AK–47 in all forms
– Algimec AGM–1 type semi–auto
– AR 100 type semi–auto
– AR 180 type semi–auto
– Argentine L.S.R. semi–auto
– Australian Automatic Arms SAR type semi–auto
– Auto–Ordnance Thompson M1 and 1927 semi–automatics

– Barrett light .50 cal. semi–auto
– Beretta AR70 type semi–auto
– Bushmaster semiautomatic pistol
– Bushmaster semi–auto rifle

– Calico models M–100 and M–900
– CIS SR 88 type semi–auto
– Claridge HI TEC C–9 carbines
– Claridge HI–TEC semiautomatic pistol

– Heckler and Koch HK–91 A3, HK–93 A2, HK–94 A2 and A3
– Heckler and Koch semiautomatic SP–89 pistol
– Holmes model 88 shotgun
– Holmes MP–83 semiautomatic pistol
– Colt AR–15, CAR–15, and all imitations except Colt AR–15
Sporter H–BAR rifle

– D Max Industries semiautomatic pistol
– Daewoo MAX 1 and MAX 2, aka AR 100, 110C, K–1, and K–2
– Dragunov Chinese made semi–auto

– Encom MK–IV, MP–9, or MP–45 semiautomatic pistol
– Famas semi–auto (.223 caliber)
– Feather AT–9 semi–auto
– FN LAR and FN FAL assault rifle
– FNC semi–auto type carbine
– F.I.E./Franchi LAW 12 and SPAS 12 assault shotgun
– Galil models AR and ARM semi–auto

– Ingram MAC 10/11 semiautomatic pistol and variations including Partisan Avenger and the SWD Cobray
– Intratec TEC–9/DC–9 semiautomatic pistol in any centerfire
– Avtomat Kalashnikov semiautomatic rifle in any format

– Manchester Arms “Commando” MK–45, MK–9
– Mandell TAC–1 semi–auto carbine
– Mossberg model 500 Bullpup assault shotgun; Sterling Mark 6
– P.A.W.S. carbine
– P.A.W.S. type semiautomatic pistol

– Ruger mini–14 folding stock model (.223 caliber)
– SIG 550/551 assault rifle (.223 caliber)
– SKS with detachable magazine
– Skorpion semiautomatic pistol
– Spectre double action semiautomatic pistol (Sile, F.I.E., Mitchell)
– AP–74 Commando type semi–auto
– Springfield Armory BM–59, SAR–48, G3, SAR–3, M–21 sniper rifle, M1A, excluding the M1 Garand
– Street sweeper assault type shotgun
– Striker 12 assault shotgun in all formats
– Steyr–AUG–SA semi–auto

– Unique F11 semi–auto type
– Daewoo USAS 12 semi–auto shotgun
– UZI 9mm carbine or rifle
– UZI semiautomatic pistol
– Valmet M–76 and M–78 semi–auto
– Weaver Arms “Nighthawk” semi–auto carbine
– Weaver Arms semiautomatic Nighthawk pistol
– Wilkinson Arms 9mm semi–auto “Terry”
– Wilkinson semiautomatic “Linda” pistol