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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2023 ‘Universal Background Checks in New Hampshire.’ Background Checks. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 6 February
Private Sales in New Hampshire
New Hampshire has no law requiring a background check prior to transfer of a firearm when the seller is not a licensed dealer (a "private sale").
New Hampshire law explicitly allows a person who is not licensed to sell handguns and who is not engaged in the business of selling handguns to sell a handgun to any person who is known to her or him or who is licensed to sell handguns.
No person may transfer a handgun to a convicted felon.
New Hampshire has no other laws regarding private sales of firearms…
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