NICS Check/FFL Transfers at Pawn King
If you’ve purchased a firearm online, or would like a NICS check for your private sale, we are happy to facilitate. We perform background checks Monday through Friday exclusively at our Merrillville location. Whether it is a handgun or a rifle, all NICS checks and FFL transfers are just $35.00 for the first firearm, $25.00 for each additional firearm. Every fifth transfer with us is free! If you’d like to have your purchase shipped to us, or have any questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you ordered through Gunbroker, Buds, Classic Firearms, or many other popular sites, you may be able to select us as your FFL and a copy of our license will be sent automatically. If you’ve ordered from any other website, contact us Monday through Friday and we’ll help get the ball rolling.
- All FFL transfers and NICS checks are just $35.00 for the first firearm, $25.00 for each addition firearm. Every fifth transfer is FREE!
- Please keep in mind we can only transfer to Indiana state residents with a valid government issued photo ID.
- Our Firearms department is open Monday through Friday, from 10am until 5pm exclusively at our Merrillville location.
- The required NICS check can take a matter of a few minutes, or it could take longer depending on a number of factors that we are not in control of. Make sure when you visit you plan accordingly.
- Keep an eye on the tracking number your seller provides. If the seller provides us with proper contact information we’ll get in touch when your shipment arrives, but the best bet for you is to keep an eye on your shipment.
By Appointment Only
Once we receive your shipment, we will get in touch to set up an appointment to perform the NICS check and complete your transfer. NICS check appointments are subject to availability, Monday through Friday. We understand that life is what happens when you are busy making other plans, but please note: If you miss your appointment and do not call prior to let us know that you can’t make it, you will not be given another appointment for three business days.
If you can’t make it to your appointment, please be courteous and give us a call. Time is money, to recover our valuable time $10.00 will be added to the normal $35.00 NICS service fee for each “No call/No show” appointment.
ALL FIREARMS SHIPPED TO PAWN KING MUST BE TRANSFERRED AND RETRIEVED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF RECEIVING THE SHIPMENT. FAILURE TO PICK UP YOUR SHIPMENT/TRANSFER WITHIN 30 DAYS OF RECEIVING THE SHIPMENT WILL RESULT IN THE FIREARM BECOMING PROPERTY OF (AMERICAN TRADERS INC.) DBA PAWN KING, AND SOLD FOR STORAGE FEES.
Purchases from Pawn King
We sell our guns exclusively at our Merrillville location, al the firearms we have available can be seen on our company branded website. Walk ins are always welcome if you’d like to see a piece before purchase. If you’ve made a purchase with us online, after payment is completed we will reach out to set up an appointment for you to pick it up, and complete the required NICS check. Appointments are not required to pick up a purchase, but setting one will help avoid any delays or long waits. Buyers with an appointment will be served before walk-ins.
Regular NICS services for online or in store purchases are conducted Monday through Friday. Monday through Thursday from 10:30am until 5pm, Fridays from 10:30am until 1pm.
Be sure that you have your correct phone number on your account, and check your email after you have completed payment.
Layaways can only be started in store. To start a layaway it’s 20% of the total amount,. You’ll have 90 days to pay in full, with 10% payments due each month until payment is complete.
As you’ll be told in store, NICS services for layaways are by appointment only, and are conducted Monday through Friday. Monday through Thursday from 10:30am until 5pm, Fridays from 10:30am until 1pm. If you plan to pick up your layaway please call or email ahead to set up an appointment.