Utah Firearm Bill of Sale
A Utah firearm/gun bill of sale is a document that serves as legal verification of a handgun's transaction in Utah. It contains crucial details about the transfer of proprietorship, as well as identifiable details about the weapon and details about the vendor and purchaser.

Trading a Gun in Private

The private transaction of a handgun in Utah is unregulated as far as all individuals involved are lawfully entitled to possess and acquire a handgun.

Banned from Purchasing 

According to UT Code 76-10-503, there are two tiers of handgun proprietorship ban in Utah:

  • An individual who falls into Category I is someone who:

    • has been sentenced for any brutal crime as described in paragraph 76-3-203.5;

    • is on trial or bail for any crime;

    • is on parole from a safe facility as described in paragraph 62A-7-101;

    • within the past ten (10) years has been adjudged criminal for a crime which if perpetrated by an older person would have been brutal as described in paragraph 76-3-203.5;

    • is a foreigner who is illegitimately or illegally in the US; or

    • is on trial for a sentence of possession of:

      • a substance categorized in paragraph 58-37-4 as a Schedule I or II controlled substance;

      • a controlled substance analog; or

      • a substance stated in paragraph 58-37-4.2.

  • An individual who falls into Category I is someone who:

    • has been sentenced for any crime;

    • within the past seven (7) years has been adjudged culprit for a crime  which if perpetrated by an older person would have been a crime;

    • is an illegal user of a controlled substance as described in paragraph 58-37-2;

    • possesses a hazardous firearm and is intentionally in illegal possession of a Schedule I or II controlled substance as described in Section 58-37-2;

    • has not been found guilty because of derangement for a criminal offense;

    • has been found psychologically deficient to be charged to court for a criminal offense;

    • has been adjudged as psychologically deficient as supplied in the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Pub. L. No. 103-159, 107 Stat. 1536 (1993), or has been confined to a psychological facility;

    • has been shamefully released from the armed forces;

    • has abnegated the person’s nationality after having been a resident of the US;

    • *is a respondent or defendant subject to a protective order or child protection order that is given after a hearing for which the respondent or defendant got a real notice and at which the defendant has a chance to partake in, that restrains the respondent or defendant from molesting, trailing, menacing, or engaging in other conduct that would put a cordial partner, as described in 18 U.S.C. Sec. 921, or a child of the cordial partner, in reasonable fear of physical wounds to the cordial partner or child of the cordial partner, and that:

      • includes a discovery that the respondent acts for a plausible menace to the physical safety of a person who meets the description of a cordial partner in 18 U.S.C. Sec. 921 or the child of the person; or

      • expressly bans the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force that would logically be expected to result in  physical injury against a cordial partner or the child of a cordial partner; or

    • has been sentenced for the perpetration or attempted perpetration of abuse under paragraph 76-5-102 or aggravated assault under paragraph 76-5-103 against a present or previous spouse, parent, guardian, individual with whom the restricted individual has a child with, a person who is living with or has lived with the restricted individual as a spouse, parent, or guardian, or against a person similarly situated to a spouse, parent, or guardian of the restricted individual.

Weapon Registration

Private firearm holders in Utah are not required to officially document their guns under state law.

Hidden (Concealed) Weapon

To carry a concealed handgun in Utah, citizens must first get a Concealed Firearm License.

How to Request for a concealed carry

To request a Concealed handgun license, an individual must be twenty-one years of age or above.

Step 1: Fill out a Concealed Firearm License Request.

Step 2 – Include the documents outlined below with your application:

  • A current color passport-style photo, 

  • A copy of the postulant's state-given driver license or identity card, 

  • A handgun proficiency certificate, and 

  • A complete dactylogram card, 

Step 3 – Send the completed request to the Bureau of Criminal Identification, 3888 West 5400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84129,  physically or by mail.

Step 4: Payout the filing cost of $53.25


Utah will accept concealed carry permits issued by any United State state that supplies one to its inhabitants, according to UT Code 76-10-523(2).