This includes: Matchlock, Wheellock, Flintlock, Percussion, Cannon
By employing some of the world’s best armorers & gunsmiths, ISS ensures that you receive the most accurate information and advice regarding weapons for your upcoming production.
NORTH AMERICA’S LARGEST PRIVATE ARMORY AT YOUR SERVICE
With over 15,000 live firearms in our inventory, ISS offers the most comprehensive selection of weapons in the business. Our team of professionals can help you with any firearm scene, from choosing the correct weapon to training an actor in proper handling. If you are new to gun rental, review our permit information below.
Depending on your location and the equipment being requested, it is always best to call for the most up-to-date information regarding what paperwork is required to complete your order. The California Entertainment Firearms Permit was designed to meet the requirements of a background check. This permit allows verified film & television productions to rent Title I firearms for their production. You are not permitted to purchase a firearm with this permit. In addition to the EFP Permit, you must have an account set up with insurance prior to placing your order.
Go to www.ag.ca.gov/firearms.
Print a copy of the Entertainment Firearms Permit, instructions, and (2) copies of Request for Live Scan services.
Go to www.ag.ca.gov/fingerprints to find a location near you that offers Live Scan fingerprint services, its hours of operation, and what their fee is. Fees vary by location. Pay close attention to the method of payment they will accept. Present yourself for fingerprinting.
The Live Scan operator will charge you for the DOJ fingerprint processing fee ($32), the FBI fingerprint processing fee ($24) and their Live Scan fee (varies). The operator will also provide you with your Applicant Tracking Identifier (ATI) number on your copy of the Request for Live Scan Fingerprint Service.
Enter your ATI number on the designated space of your Entertainment Firearms Permit application form. Submit the completed form with a $48 fee to the BUREAU OF FIREARMS FIREARMS LICENSE AND PERMITS SECTION-EFP, P.O. BOX 160367, SSACRAMENTO, CA 95816-0367.
All explosives are dangerous and must be carefully handled and used following approved safety procedures, either by or under the direction of competent, experienced persons in accordance with all applicable Federal, State and Local laws, regulations, and ordinances. If, after carefully reviewing these videos, you have any questions or doubts as to how to use any explosive product, do not use it before consulting your supervisor. Contact the manufacturer if you do not have a supervisor. If your supervisor has any questions or doubts, he/she should consult the manufacturer before use.
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