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I am going back to Washington Burlington to be exact. Work is kinda suckn' down here in Oregon for us sales guys that are trying to sell stuff that know body needs at this time.

How long will it take to get a CWP up in Washington I know my CHL will not transfer.

And is there a 7-10 wait8) up in Washington still on handguns I think that is what it was when I left.

One huge part I miss is the walk in and walk out with the toy it makes convincing the wife easy on a spur of the moment

Thanks guys

Nick
 
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its got a sign in the yard! 1 person came in walked out 10 minutes and thats been it. it is listed with an agent I think we may have a fire the popcorn is burning you smell that o shoot my house is on fire gotta go!
 
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60 bucks, a fingerprinting, and no longer than a couple week wait, will get your license in hand.

Once you have that, there is NO wait to buy a handgun.. You walk in, walk out with any firearm, assuming you PAY!:s0155:

Welcome back!
 
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You may have to wiat a short period IM thinking 6 months to prove your a WA. resident , dam I wish I could find the cpl book anyways Im not 100% sure on that double check with the Burlington police department. If they are like my police dept. they only do the finger printing stuff one day a month for a few hours. Once you have have it there is no waiting period to get a pistol from a dealer just a call NCIC and your good to go.

Are you moving there to sell stuff up at the outlet malls????
 
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http://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=9.41

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=9.41.070

RCW 9.41.070
Concealed pistol license — Application — Fee — Renewal.

(1) The chief of police of a municipality or the sheriff of a county shall within thirty days after the filing of an application of any person, issue a license to such person to carry a pistol concealed on his or her person within this state for five years from date of issue, for the purposes of protection or while engaged in business, sport, or while traveling. However, if the applicant does not have a valid permanent Washington driver's license or Washington state identification card or has not been a resident of the state for the previous consecutive ninety days, the issuing authority shall have up to sixty days after the filing of the application to issue a license. The issuing authority shall not refuse to accept completed applications for concealed pistol licenses during regular business hours.

The applicant's constitutional right to bear arms shall not be denied, unless:

(a) He or she is ineligible to possess a firearm under the provisions of RCW 9.41.040 or 9.41.045;

(b) The applicant's concealed pistol license is in a revoked status;

(c) He or she is under twenty-one years of age;

(d) He or she is subject to a court order or injunction regarding firearms pursuant to RCW 9A.46.080, 10.14.080, 10.99.040, 10.99.045, 26.09.050, 26.09.060, 26.10.040, 26.10.115, 26.26.130, 26.50.060, 26.50.070, or 26.26.590;

(e) He or she is free on bond or personal recognizance pending trial, appeal, or sentencing for a felony offense;

(f) He or she has an outstanding warrant for his or her arrest from any court of competent jurisdiction for a felony or misdemeanor; or

(g) He or she has been ordered to forfeit a firearm under RCW 9.41.098(1)(e) within one year before filing an application to carry a pistol concealed on his or her person.

No person convicted of a felony may have his or her right to possess firearms restored or his or her privilege to carry a concealed pistol restored, unless the person has been granted relief from disabilities by the secretary of the treasury under 18 U.S.C. Sec. 925(c), or RCW 9.41.040 (3) or (4) applies.

(2) The issuing authority shall check with the national crime information center, the Washington state patrol electronic database, the department of social and health services electronic database, and with other agencies or resources as appropriate, to determine whether the applicant is ineligible under RCW 9.41.040 or 9.41.045 to possess a firearm and therefore ineligible for a concealed pistol license. This subsection applies whether the applicant is applying for a new concealed pistol license or to renew a concealed pistol license.

(3) Any person whose firearms rights have been restricted and who has been granted relief from disabilities by the secretary of the treasury under 18 U.S.C. Sec. 925(c) or who is exempt under 18 U.S.C. Sec. 921(a)(20)(A) shall have his or her right to acquire, receive, transfer, ship, transport, carry, and possess firearms in accordance with Washington state law restored except as otherwise prohibited by this chapter.

(4) The license application shall bear the full name, residential address, telephone number at the option of the applicant, date and place of birth, race, gender, description, not more than two complete sets of fingerprints, and signature of the licensee, and the licensee's driver's license number or state identification card number if used for identification in applying for the license. A signed application for a concealed pistol license shall constitute a waiver of confidentiality and written request that the department of social and health services, mental health institutions, and other health care facilities release information relevant to the applicant's eligibility for a concealed pistol license to an inquiring court or law enforcement agency.

The application for an original license shall include two complete sets of fingerprints to be forwarded to the Washington state patrol.

The license and application shall contain a warning substantially as follows:




CAUTION: Although state and local laws do not differ, federal law and state law on the possession of firearms differ. If you are prohibited by federal law from possessing a firearm, you may be prosecuted in federal court. A state license is not a defense to a federal prosecution.



The license shall contain a description of the major differences between state and federal law and an explanation of the fact that local laws and ordinances on firearms are preempted by state law and must be consistent with state law. The application shall contain questions about the applicant's eligibility under RCW 9.41.040 to possess a pistol, the applicant's place of birth, and whether the applicant is a United States citizen. The applicant shall not be required to produce a birth certificate or other evidence of citizenship. A person who is not a citizen of the United States shall meet the additional requirements of RCW 9.41.170 and produce proof of compliance with RCW 9.41.170 upon application. The license shall be in triplicate and in a form to be prescribed by the department of licensing.

The original thereof shall be delivered to the licensee, the duplicate shall within seven days be sent to the director of licensing and the triplicate shall be preserved for six years, by the authority issuing the license.

The department of licensing shall make available to law enforcement and corrections agencies, in an online format, all information received under this subsection.

(5) The nonrefundable fee, paid upon application, for the original five-year license shall be thirty-six dollars plus additional charges imposed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation that are passed on to the applicant. No other state or local branch or unit of government may impose any additional charges on the applicant for the issuance of the license.

The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(a) Fifteen dollars shall be paid to the state general fund;

(b) Four dollars shall be paid to the agency taking the fingerprints of the person licensed;

(c) Fourteen dollars shall be paid to the issuing authority for the purpose of enforcing this chapter; and

(d) Three dollars to the firearms range account in the general fund.

(6) The nonrefundable fee for the renewal of such license shall be thirty-two dollars. No other branch or unit of government may impose any additional charges on the applicant for the renewal of the license.

The renewal fee shall be distributed as follows:

(a) Fifteen dollars shall be paid to the state general fund;

(b) Fourteen dollars shall be paid to the issuing authority for the purpose of enforcing this chapter; and

(c) Three dollars to the firearms range account in the general fund.

(7) The nonrefundable fee for replacement of lost or damaged licenses is ten dollars to be paid to the issuing authority.

(8) Payment shall be by cash, check, or money order at the option of the applicant. Additional methods of payment may be allowed at the option of the issuing authority.

(9) A licensee may renew a license if the licensee applies for renewal within ninety days before or after the expiration date of the license. A license so renewed shall take effect on the expiration date of the prior license. A licensee renewing after the expiration date of the license must pay a late renewal penalty of ten dollars in addition to the renewal fee specified in subsection (6) of this section. The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(a) Three dollars shall be deposited in the *state wildlife fund and used exclusively first for the printing and distribution of a pamphlet on the legal limits of the use of firearms, firearms safety, and the preemptive nature of state law, and subsequently the support of volunteer instructors in the basic firearms safety training program conducted by the department of fish and wildlife. The pamphlet shall be given to each applicant for a license; and

(b) Seven dollars shall be paid to the issuing authority for the purpose of enforcing this chapter.
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(10) Notwithstanding the requirements of subsections (1) through (9) of this section, the chief of police of the municipality or the sheriff of the county of the applicant's residence may issue a temporary emergency license for good cause pending review under subsection (1) of this section. However, a temporary emergency license issued under this subsection shall not exempt the holder of the license from any records check requirement. Temporary emergency licenses shall be easily distinguishable from regular licenses.

(11) A political subdivision of the state shall not modify the requirements of this section or chapter, nor may a political subdivision ask the applicant to voluntarily submit any information not required by this section.

(12) A person who knowingly makes a false statement regarding citizenship or identity on an application for a concealed pistol license is guilty of false swearing under RCW 9A.72.040. In addition to any other penalty provided for by law, the concealed pistol license of a person who knowingly makes a false statement shall be revoked, and the person shall be permanently ineligible for a concealed pistol license.

(13) A person may apply for a concealed pistol license:

(a) To the municipality or to the county in which the applicant resides if the applicant resides in a municipality;

(b) To the county in which the applicant resides if the applicant resides in an unincorporated area; or

(c) Anywhere in the state if the applicant is a nonresident.
Somewheree, I read recently that fingerprint service must be available during all regular business hours, but I can't find that reference just now. I notice that some offices are open for fingerprints only an hour or two a week.

The law is pretty specific that you apply to the local police office if you live in town and to the Sheriff only if you live out of town.

Pops
 
You may have to wiat a short period IM thinking 6 months to prove your a WA. resident , dam I wish I could find the cpl book anyways Im not 100% sure on that double check with the Burlington police department. If they are like my police dept. they only do the finger printing stuff one day a month for a few hours. Once you have have it there is no waiting period to get a pistol from a dealer just a call NCIC and your good to go.

Are you moving there to sell stuff up at the outlet malls????
I applied for mine a week after moving here. It came 4 weeks later.
 
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My experience in Skagit County 3 years ago......11 days from the time the nice young lady did my finger prints to the day my CPL showed up in the mail box. But then they have had two or three sets of my finger prints nigh 40 years now. Unlike Ms. Clinton a Top Secret SBI security clearance meant something back in the day....

Brutus Out
 
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I live in Burlington, you'll get good service from either the Municipal Police or Skagit County, depending on which side of the City Limits sign you end up on.

Approval is within 30 days. Bring proof of residency, generally, a new Driver's License will do.

No waiting periods in WA for gun buys anymore, the NICS check ended all that, unless you get a NICS delay for some reason or other.

The best gun shop is Skagit Arms on the west side of the freeway, but Kesselring's is still the best shop for ammo, reloading, scopes, and smith work, even though they don't do guns anymore. If you want an FFL for transfers, Bob Barnes in Woolley is your man.
 
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I live in Burlington, you'll get good service from either the Municipal Police or Skagit County, depending on which side of the City Limits sign you end up on.

Approval is within 30 days. Bring proof of residency, generally, a new Driver's License will do.

No waiting periods in WA for gun buys anymore, the NICS check ended all that, unless you get a NICS delay for some reason or other.

The best gun shop is Skagit Arms on the west side of the freeway, but Kesselring's is still the best shop for ammo, reloading, scopes, and smith work, even though they don't do guns anymore. If you want an FFL for transfers, Bob Barnes in Woolley is your man.
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