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Special Territories and Administrative Regions > US Virgin Islands > Government

Gun Laws > Permits
A license is required to possess, transport, or carry a firearm. A purchase coupon is issued to a license applicant when the application is approved. The weapon purchased is brought in to the firearms unit of the Virgin Islands Police Department. Information about the weapon is recorded and listed on the license issued to the applicant.
Gun Laws > Prohibited firearms
It is illegal to have, possess, bear, transport or carry any machine gun or sawed-off shotgun.
Gun Laws > Prohibited persons
law provides that a license to have and possess a firearm cannot be issued to a person who has been convicted in or outside the territory of a crime of violence, a drug law violation, or a firearms law violation, or is mentally incompetent, a habitual drunkard, a drug addict, or deemed to be an improper person by the police. A firearm cannot be sold or furnished to a minor except in limited circumstances.
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ALTERNATIVE NAMES: Virgin Islands (US), Virgin Islands, VI
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