Is it legal to own a silencer?

If you can own a handgun, you can own a silencer.  No special license is required in Virginia.  If you are not a Virginia resident, please check your state and local laws before purchasing.

Step 1

Choose and buy your silencer

If you are not a Virginia resident, we are happy to ship to your dealer.  Have your dealer email a copy of their license to sales@HansohnBrothers.com.

Step 2

  • Please include your complete name and county of residence in the comments section during checkout.
  • If using a trust, include all responsible party’s names.
  • Come to our shop and we can take your fingerprints and photos or we can send you fingerprint cards for you to complete.
  • Once we have your fingerprints and photos, we will mail the completed forms to ATF.
  • We will notify you when your approved Form 4 arrives.

Step 3

Take delivery of your silencer using one of the methods below:

  • Pick up your new silencer at our shop in Culpeper.
  • Have the silencer shipped directly to the address on the Form 4.

How can we ship silencers to our Virginia customers?

  • We will mail you the ATF forms to sign and return to us.
  • Notification is sent to the Sheriff or Chief of Police of your city or county.
  • We must wait 7 days upon verification of receipt by the Sheriff or Chief of Police.
  • On the 7th day, we ship your silencer to you.