GUN First Pistol Purchase in CA (Proof of Residence)

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  1. CycleNut

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    I'm looking to buy my first handgun (.40 p226). I fired my buddy's USP .45 and it was awesome. :cool:

    Anyway, I took the safety test and passed easily, but the only thing holding me back is the proof of residency.

    I own a motorcycle that's registered to me, but I havent used it in years. I have it as non operational but DMV send's me renewal notice's to renew my registration. Would this be good enough for proof of residency?

    I might just have to pony up for insurance and register it again. :hs:

    Any help would be great. Thanks!
     
  2. Clusive

    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    I have my old registration but it's expired. Will a combination of my expired registration and a renewal notice work? I'm guessing not.

    Unfortunately I still live at home so no utility bill/rental.
     
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    Expired id or documents will not be sufficient
     
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    You can have you parents write you a rental agreement, have it notarized and bam, fingers in the puss!

    check out www.calguns.com
     
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    Tell me more about this rental agreement.

    This might be something I should discuss via PM :hs:
     
  7. Sardaukar

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    Pistol purchases require two forms of proof of residence, right? I usually present my driver's license and car registration.
     
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    I have my driver's license, changed my car registration to my dad's name because my previous wreck left my insurance company wanting 400/month for my GSX :wtc::wtc:
     
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    Check calguns, I asked the same exact question a week ago.
     
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    credit card bill, check book, bank statement, anything from any official agency with your address on it?

    Not sure about Cali, but in most places all the above are sufficient.
     
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    Do what I do- Fly to Idaho, purchase gun from newspaper classified ad, fly home.

    If you decide to purchase something larger from the neo-nazis, I would suggest driving.
     
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    And break all kinds of federal laws in the process. That is HIGHLY illegal.
     
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    I'm worried that something like this will be seen by the IRS- isn't a tenant supposed to report renting out a room/house as extra income and be taxed and/or pay a fee? I don't want to get my folks in trouble :hs:
     
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    My CA ffl told me all I needed to do is go to DMV site, change my address on there and bring in the page with a utility bill. I'm pickin my usp 45c tmw!!!
     
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    Yep- needed a utility bill and unoffiial DMV verification. The transfer was $50 incl doj fees. Buds was a he'll of a deal after the discount they gave me!
     
  16. Sardaukar

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    That's cheap.
     
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  18. Sardaukar

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    Yeah really. As much disdain as I have for the laws, I like prison even less.
     
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    Heck yeah man! The other places in Sacramento wanted at LEAST 100 which would completely negate the savings I achieved from Bud's. The dealer is called Arlington Firearms in Sacramento and also Colfax. Just do some lookin, you'll find something for sure!
     
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    Sacramento's a bit out of the way for me. :noes:

    I believe there's a kitchen FFL who'll do transfer for $65 locally. Still think that's too much.
     

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