Boerner Fire Arms
Call Us: 360-479-8056
4201 State Highway 3 W Ste 111, Bremerton WA 98312

Firearm Transfers and Background Checks in the Washington Peninsula


Let Boerner Firearms assist you in the transfer of firearms.

Private transfer

Private gun transfers have a fee of $35

Shipping guns to and from the store

There is a $35 fee for shipping guns to or from our store, Washington sales tax is applied only to guns shipped to our store based on the value on the gun. If you can prove you have already paid the original seller the Washington sales tax you only have to pay the $35 fee and not the sales tax again.

Transfer Fee Stokes Auction firearms

There will be a $20 transfer fee for firearms purchased from the Stokes Auction. Firearms are typically available the following Tuesday after the auction. In order for buyers to receive their gun they must bring their receipt from the Stokes Auction with their bidder number on it.

Standard background check

There is no background check fee when purchasing a gun.

Active duty military transfer

Active duty military members pay $30 for firearm transfers
In order for active duty military members to purchase firearms the will need:
  • Home state ID
  • Military ID
  • A copy of their order for permanent duty station
  • Government issued document showing their current Washington address ex: tax forms, concealed pistol license or vehicle registration