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Firearm Registration and License to Carry

The Metropolitan Police Department is the agency responsible for registering firearms in the District of Columbia. By being familiar with the law and the process, you will be able to quickly and easily register your weapon and ensure that you are in compliance with the District’s laws regarding proper registration and safekeeping of your weapon.

Service Contact: 
Firearms Registration Section
Contact Phone: 
(202) 727-4275
Office Hours: 
Monday-Friday, 9 am - 5 pm