Can firearms be shipped priority mail?

Guns are not allowed to be mailed through USPS. The shipment of rifles and shotguns between authorized FFL distributors, manufacturers, or importers is not restricted. The Postal Service recommends that these items be shipped using an additional type of mail, product, or service that allows tracking and the capture of signatures upon delivery. Except as described in point 432.3a, authorized curiosities and relics collectors may ship firearms that meet the definition of curiosities or relics in 27 CFR 478.11 to FFL-authorized trivia and relic collectors in any state by the FFL at a cost to ship a car.These items must be mailed using an additional mail class, product, or service that provides tracking and signature capture upon delivery.

Firearms that meet the definition of a rifle or shotgun set forth in section 431.4 and that are certified by the director of a municipal, state, or federal museum that exhibits firearms as curious objects or relics of museum interest, may be accepted without restriction when sent by mail between government museums. Officers from the Army, Coast Guard, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Organized Reserve Corps. National Guard or militia officers from a state, territory, or district. Officers of the United States or of a state, territory, or district, whose official function is to issue arrest or internment orders.

USPS employees authorized by the Chief Postal Inspector. Officials and employees of United States law enforcement agencies. Guardians who are dedicated to protecting property in the United States, a state, territory, or district. Purchasing agent or other designated member of agencies that employ officers and employees listed in articles 432.21c to e.

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