Services

On Premises Firearms Transfer (Person to Person)

$15 per firearm – credit / debit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover) or exact change only.  No sales / use tax collected on person to person firearms transfers.  A 3% surcharge applies to card payments.  18 U.S.C. 922(z) does not permit the transfer of a firearm without a lock.  If a lock does not accompany the firearm, you must bring or buy one.  Locks are available for $5 (including tax).

Click here to request an On Premises Person to Person Firearms Transfer.

  • For delays and mandated waiting periods, Based Pepe will not take possession of a firearm.  Seller must return with firearm(s) after delay or waiting period is cleared.
  • Loaded firearms must remain holstered at all times while on premises.
  • Transfer fees are non-refundable, regardless of background check results.

Firearms Transfer from Licensed Dealer

$15 per firearm – credit / debit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover) or exact change only.  A 3% surcharge applies to card payments.   18 U.S.C. 922(z) does not permit the transfer of a firearm without a lock.  If a lock does not accompany the firearm, you must bring or buy one.  Locks are available for $5 (including tax).

$50 per NFA item – credit / debit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover) or exact change only.  A 3% surcharge applies to card payments.

Click here to request a Firearms Transfer from a Licensed Dealer.  Your dealer must be registered with Based Pepe – dealers will not ship firearms unless they have received our license information.  Click here to see the registered dealer list.  If your dealer is not on the list, you can quickly register them.

  • Taxes (8.6%) collected when:
    • Licensed dealer ships firearms from outside of Washington state, or,
    • Licensed dealer ships firearms from inside Washington state, but has not collected sales / use tax.
  • Tax will be collected prior to transfer if purchaser cannot show receipt indicating tax has been paid.  Purchasers unable to show receipt of any type will be taxed at fair market value.
  • Transfer fees are non-refundable, regardless of background check results.  Denials will result in an immediate return of the firearm(s) to the selling licensed dealer.  If the selling licensed dealer does not pay for return shipping, the customer receiving the denial will be responsible for shipping charges.
  • Click here for more information on taxes.

Shipping Information:
Based Pepe LLC
26141 242nd Ave SE
Maple Valley WA 98038-7121
(425) 578-9643

Firearms Transfer from Unlicensed Person

Firearms Shipped to Based Pepe – $15 per firearm – credit / debit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover) or exact change only.  No sales / use tax collected on person to person firearms transfers.  A 3% surcharge applies to card payments.   18 U.S.C. 922(z) does not permit the transfer of a firearm without a lock.  If a lock does not accompany the firearm, you must bring or buy one.  Locks are available for $5 (including tax).

Click here to request a Firearms Transfer from an Unlicensed Person.

If the purchaser receives a background check denial, Based Pepe will contact the seller for return.  The firearm will be returned to the FFL of the seller’s choosing.  If the original shipper does not pay for return shipping charges, the customer receiving the denial will be responsible for shipping charges.

Shipping Information:
Based Pepe LLC
26141 242nd Ave SE
Maple Valley WA 98038-7121
(425) 578-9643