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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2023 ‘Minimum Age to Purchase & Possess in Michigan.’ Who Can Have a Gun. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 3 February

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Minimum Age to Purchase and Possess in Michigan

In Michigan, a person under the age of 18 may not possess a firearm in public except under the direct supervision of an individual 18 years of age or older.

Michigan prohibits any person from knowingly selling a firearm "more than 30 inches in length" to a person under age 18.

Michigan prohibits issuance of a handgun purchase license to any person under age 18. If the handgun is to be purchased from a federally licensed dealer, the applicant must be age 21 or older.

A concealed carry permit may not be issued to a person under 21 years of age.

Federal law imposes additional age limits…

[Editor's note: The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence regularly updates its webpages with new data as US gun regulation evolves state by state. For the most up-to-date information on US gun laws, please refer to the Giffords URL below]

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