Wyoming State NFA Rules and Allowable NFA Items

Wyoming has no restrictions on the ownership of machine guns, short barreled rifles, short barreled shotguns, short barreled rifles, or silencers. You may hunt with a silencer in Wyoming, but the use of a silencer while poaching or committing other game / hunting violations incurs an additional charge(s). Additionally, any hunting with a machine gun or fully automatic weapon is also prohibited. Wyoming has no other restrictions on the ownership of use of NFA weapons.

Wyoming Statute. § 23-3-112

Possession of NFA items:

23-3-112. Firearms; automatic weapon prohibited; use of silencer or suppressor to take big or trophy game restricted; penalties.

(a) No person shall take any wildlife with any fully automatic weapon.

(b) Violation of this section is separate and additional to any other violation and constitutes a high misdemeanor punishable as provided in W.S. 23-6-202(a)(ii).

(c) No person shall use a device designed to silence or muffle the report of any firearm in the commission of:

(i) A violation of W.S. 23-3-102;

(ii) A violation of W.S. 23-3-107;

(iii) A violation of W.S. 23-3-305(b) which results in the taking of a big or trophy game animal; or

(iv) Taking of a big or trophy game animal out of season.

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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.

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