Weapons Dealer Permit

Obtaining a Permit

This permit is issued by the Police Department. However, the City of Napa Police Department fulfills only part of the process one needs to go through to obtain a firearms dealers license. The process covers City, State, and Federal permits. To learn more about how to obtain a Federal Firearms License (FFL) view the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives website.

In addition to the FFL, applicants are required to have a Certificate of Eligibility issued by State of California Department of Justice. See the following link for the Certificate of Eligibility Form (PDF). The state also issues a California’s Seller’s permit and a California Firearms Dealer (CFD). The applicant additionally needs to obtain a City of Napa- Business License and fill out a Special Permits Application Form (PDF). Once all the licenses and permits are in place, Applicant must be interviewed by the Napa Police Department. Call Sergeant Mike Hensley at 707-258-7885 or Email Mike Hensley to schedule an appointment.

Person Holding Gun Over Counter