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How GunTab works

We hold the funds to keep you safe.

Transaction steps

Just take the first step. GunTab will guide you.

  1. Buyer/Seller agreement
  2. Buyer preferences, verification, and payment
  3. Seller shipment
  4. Buyer 3-day inspection period
  5. Seller disbursement

Want more details? You can learn more about the transaction steps.

Expected timeline

  1. Payment processing

    Up to 1 business day

    Man buying gun with credit card
    Credit card payments are instant. Bank account payments take 1 business day to process. (All payment methods must be verified before use.)
  2. Shipping

    1-8 days

    Credit card for gun purchase
    After payment processing is complete, GunTab instructs the seller to ship. Shipping time depends on when the seller ships and the shipping service.
  3. Inspection period

    3 days

    Woman at gun store to purchase firearm
    After the shipment is delivered, the buyer has 3 days to inspect the merchandise and, if necessary, file a dispute. Learn more.
  4. Disbursement

    1-2 business days

    Successful gun sale payment
    After the buyer accepts the purchase, GunTab deposits the funds to the seller's bank account. Banks take 1-2 business days to process credits.

Background checks

We require all firearms (and similarly regulated items) to be shipped to federally-licensed firearm dealers for transfer to the buyer. These dealers perform a federal background check for every transfer. Please search our FFL database to find a dealer in your area.