Do I Qualify?
- You must be 21 years old or older.
- You must not be under indictment for a felony offense
- You must not be convicted of a felony offense, unless the conviction has been expunged, set aside, vacated or pardoned, or the individuals right to possess firearms has be restored AND the individual must not be a prohibited possessor under state or federal law.
- You must not suffer from mental illness and been adjudicated mentally incompetent or committed to a mental institution.
- You must not be unlawfully present in the United States.
- You must be a United States citizen or permanent resident. If you are a permanent resident, you only qualify if you have resided in Arizona for at least 90 consecutive days.
If you’re looking for further explanation, below are the “Arizona Prohibitors”:
Any person –
who has been found to constitute a danger to himself or to others or to be persistently or acutely disabled or gravely disabled pursuant to court order under section 36-540, and whose right to possess a firearm has not been restored pursuant to section 13-925;
who has been convicted within or without this state of a felony or who has been adjudicated delinquent and whose civil right to possess or carry a gun or firearm has not been restored;
who is at the time of possession serving a term of imprisonment in any correctional facility or detention facility;
who is at the time of possession serving a term of probation pursuant to a conviction for a domestic violence offense as defined in section 13-3601 or a felony offense, parole, community supervision, work furlough, home arrest or release on any other basis or who is serving a term of probation or parole pursuant to the interstate compact under title 31, chapter 3, article 4;
who is an undocumented alien or a nonimmigrant alien traveling with or without documentation in this state for business or pleasure or who is studying in this state and who maintains a foreign residence abroad. This subdivision does not apply to:
Nonimmigrant aliens who possess a valid hunting license or permit that is lawfully issued by a state in the United States.
Nonimmigrant aliens who enter the United States to participate in a competitive target shooting event or to display firearms at a sports or hunting trade show that is sponsored by a national, state or local firearms trade organization devoted to the competitive use or other sporting use of firearms.
Officials of foreign governments or distinguished foreign visitors who are designated by the United States Department of State.
Persons who have received a waiver from the United States Attorney General.