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Civilian Gun Registration


United StatesIn the United States, the law does not require1 2 3 4 that a record of the acquisition, possession and transfer of each privately held firearm be retained in an official register
Australiarequires   
Austriarequires   
Belgiumrequires   
Canadarequires (for prohibited and restricted firearms only)   
Chilerequires   
Denmarkrequires   
Finlandrequires   
Francerequires   
Germanyrequires   
Icelandrequires   
Israelrequires   
Italyrequires   
Japanrequires   
Mexicorequires   
Netherlandsrequires   
New Zealanddoes not require (except for handguns, military-style semi-automatic and restricted firearms)   
Norwayrequires   
Polandrequires   
Sloveniarequires   
South Korearequires   
Spainrequires   
Swedenrequires   
Switzerlandrequires   
Turkeyrequires   
United Kingdomrequires   

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