Gun Laws in Argentina 🇦🇷
In today's article, we will explain all the steps to buy and carry a gun within the Argentine territory -- legally
Let’s go back a bit…
Since 2007, a disarmament policy has been consolidated in Argentina called the National Voluntary Disarmament Program. This program implemented by ANMAC (Agencia Nacional de Materiales Controlados) was responsible for the collection and destruction of more than 380,000 firearms.
Even so, many Argentine citizens remain pro-gun.
This is evident in the continuous increase in the number of registered firearms users in the country, which in 2022 surpassed the mark of 1 million registered individuals.
Javier Milei, federal deputy from Buenos Aires, defender of the free carrying of weapons and strong candidate for the position of president for 2024 — could change the scenario in the short term should he win the elections.
We will cover the situation as it is now, just keep this possible short-term improvement in mind.
The good news is that, as ANMAC is a long-standing program, its functioning is clear and known. There will be a wide variety of stores to choose from and they will already be used to the legal process necessary for your purchase to go smoothly and quickly.
Follow these steps and everything will be fine when using your gun in Argentina.
First, we will talk about the process of obtaining licenses to buy and carry firearms in Argentina.
After that, we will cover what you have to do if you are a tourist wishing to visit Argentina, and you are already a legitimate user of firearms in your country.