West Virginia State NFA Rules and Allowable NFA Items
West Virginia is a state that respects the right of gun owners to own all types of firearms, including NFA weapons. The only restriction on the ownership of NFA weapons and items is that machine guns must be properly registered with the federal government.
§61-7-9. Possession of machine guns, penalties.
It shall be unlawful for any person to carry, transport, or have in his possession, any machine gun, submachine gun, or any other fully automatic weapon unless he or she has fully complied with applicable federal statutes and all applicable rules and regulations of the secretary of the treasury of the United States relating to such firearms.
Any person who violates the provision of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than one thousand dollars nor more than five thousand dollars, or shall be confined in the county jail for not less than ninety days, or more than one year, or both.
This information is provided as a service to the public. It is NOT intended as legal advice and should never be considered as such. This information was up to date at the time of publication.