Can a nonimmigrant alien obtain a waiver from the prohibition on shipping, transporting, receiving, or possessing a firearm or ammunition?

Yes. An individual may apply to ATF for a waiver.

[18 U.S.C. 922(g)(5)(B) and 922(y)(3); 27 CFR 478.11 and 478.32]

Last Reviewed September 15, 2015