Can an alien who enters the United States on a nonimmigrant alien visa rent a firearm for lawful hunting or sporting purposes while in the United States?

A nonimmigrant alien that possesses a valid hunting license from a state within the United States, or falls within any of the other exceptions or exemptions that allow nonimmigrant aliens to possess firearms, may rent firearms to hunt or to use at a shooting range.

[18 U.S.C. 922(a)(5) and (9), 922(g)(5)(B) and 922(y); 27 CFR 478.99(a) and (c)(5)]

Last Reviewed January 9, 2020