AR15 Rifles Legal In Georgia


Are AR-15 Rifles Legal in Georgia?

Are AR-15 rifles legal in Georgia? You bet they are! Georgia law treats the AR-15 just as it would any other semi automatic rifle. Minimum age for purchase is 18 years of age.

Purchase Requirements For AR-15 In Georgia

There is no state permit required to purchase a firearm in Georgia. When purchasing through a Georgia FFL Dealer you must present a valid I.D. issued by the State of Georgia and pass a federal background check through the NCIS system. There is no background check required if your purchasing through a private party.

What AR-15 Rifles Are Legal In Georgia?

Any AR-15 that can be legally purchased in the state of Georgia is legal to own providing you do not modify them in a fashion that would make them illegal to possess.

Is The AR-15 Legal For Hunting In Georgia?

The AR-15 may be used to take deer and other large game or nuisance animals in the State Of Georgia. More information on Georgia hunting regulations can be found at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

AR-15 Shortest Legal Barrel?

The shortest legal barrel length for a commercially available rifle is 16″ inches. Barrels 14″ or shorter fall within the guidelines of the National Firearms Act and require a special tax stamp in order to be possessed. The exception being a 14″ barrel with a flash hider that has been permanently welded or pinned in place.

Can You Open Carry An AR-15 In Georgia?

Yes, you may legally open carry a AR-15 in the State of Georgia. However note that some places are off limits to open or concealed carry of any firearm. These places may include schools, federal buildings and courthouses.

Can I Carry An AR-15 In My Car In Georgia?

Yes, it is legal to carry an AR-15 in your car in the State of Georgia. Applicable laws to off limit locations would however apply.

Is The AR-15 Considered An Assault Rifle In Georgia?

The AR-15 is not considered an assault weapon by the State of Georgia.

Is Building An AR-15 Legal In Georgia?

Building your own AR is legal in the State of Georgia. Many people purchase parts from different manufactures to create their own one of a kind customized AR. This is normally an easy task to complete.

There may be some parts that are better installed by a Georgia gunsmith. This is something you may wish to take into account when purchasing parts.

AR-15 Legal Magazine Size In Georgia?

There are no restrictions as to the size of magazine that you may use with your AR-15 in the State Of Georgia. Common size magazines are capable of holding 10 round, 20 round and 30 rounds of ammo.

Is It Legal To Suppress An AR-15 In Georgia?

It is legal to suppress an AR-15 in the State of Georgia. In order to have a suppressed rifle you will be required to purchase a suppressor tax stamp.

Ownership and use of suppressors are regulated by the National Firearms Act. More information on suppressors in GA may be found in the article How to purchase a suppressor in Georgia.


Which AR-15 Brand Is The Best?

This question is much like asking, who manufactures the best car? It is going to depend much on your taste and intended use. One of my favorites is one I purchased at PSA. It’s a good quality reliable rifle that has never failed me.

Where Can I Buy An AR-15 In Georgia?

There are multiple manufactures and retailers of various semi-auto AR-15’s that are readily available to purchase in Georgia providing it is legal for you to do so. Palmetto State Armory and Brownells are our favorites. You may also purchase new or used via private party sale. Read our guide on buying a used gun in Georgia. For your convenience all links will open in new tabs so enjoy the eye candy.