Quantcast
  1. Sign up now and join over 35,000 northwest gun owners. It's quick, easy, and 100% free!
  2. We're giving away over $1,000 in prizes this month in the Northwest Firearms Winter Giveaway!
    Dismiss Notice

in WA: I just moved, do I need to update my CPL?

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by jhc5, Apr 9, 2010.

  1. jhc5

    jhc5 Seattle, WA Member

    Messages:
    149
    Likes Received:
    0
    I just moved. Do I need to change the address on my CPL to continue to purchase through an FFL withou the waiting period? With a drivers license you just write the new one on the back. But now it doesn't match the address on the CPL. Will this prevent me from purchasing a gun? Thanks.
     
  2. gnarkill

    gnarkill Richland, WA Member

    Messages:
    177
    Likes Received:
    1
    I do believe you are required to update it when you move in state. I know that doesnt stop anyone from selling you a gun the same day because I have recently done it and my address does not match my CPL.
     
  3. jhc5

    jhc5 Seattle, WA Member

    Messages:
    149
    Likes Received:
    0
    Just found the answer on the DOL website. Don't know how I missed it before. It says you're NOT required to update the address, but that you can if you wish by submitting a replacement application and fee. If it's not required, and doesn't affect transactions, I'll skip it.

    (http://www.dol.wa.gov/business/firearms/faconcealchange.html)
     
  4. wsu 5.9er

    wsu 5.9er Spanaway WA Member

    Messages:
    396
    Likes Received:
    3
    As the DOL site states, you are NOT required to update it if you move within the state. You can change it when it comes time for renewal as well.

    I chose to anyways, so my driver's license matches my CPL address but YMMV.
     
  5. Luieburger

    Luieburger El Paso, TX Member

    Messages:
    63
    Likes Received:
    20
    I just did a google search on this issue, and found this thread. Excellent! I'm glad to find out that I've been carrying legally for the past 6 months after moving back home to WA.
     
  6. Both Eyes Open

    Both Eyes Open Hood Canal Active Member

    Messages:
    262
    Likes Received:
    130
    Not required to change cpl. Not having an up to date DL may be a problem depending on the ffl. Just went through this last month. Had the new addy on the back of my DL. Ffl didn't like it but sold to me anyway. Good luck.
     
  7. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    11,011
    Likes Received:
    8,748
    I updated mine a few years back and was told it was completely unnecessary to do so.
    Just the drivers license.Yes you can write the new address on the back of the DL,but you are still supposed to change it after 30 days?

    Yeah both eyes,Big Five don't like it at all up here.