Weapons brought onto the Installation for any reason will be registered.
Concealed Weapons are NOT authorized on Fort Lee
Military personnel assigned, attached, or residing on Fort Lee along with their family members will register their privately owned weapons with the Weapon Registration Office (located at the Visitor Control Center) within 96 hours of their introduction to the Installation. Other personnel desiring to bring their weapons on the installation must have their weapons registered prior to doing so.
DO NOT BRING WEAPONS to the Registration Office.
Service members can complete the form digitally, sign it, and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once the checks are completed it will be email back to service member who will then email it to their commander. Once the commander digitally signs it, it can be emailed back to the Weapons Registration Office via the above link. The service member can then stop by the Weapons Registration Office and obtain their permit. The registration process will normally be completed within 7 working days.
Service members without computer access can fill out the form and bring it to the Weapons Registration Office. Once the background check has been completed, take the form(s) and have it signed by the company commander, then return them to the registration office to obtain their permit.
For those with digitally signature capabilities the form can be digitally completed, signed and emailed it to email@example.com. Once the checks are completed the requester will be notified and they can stop by the Weapons Registration Office to pick up their registration forms. The registration process will normally be completed within 7 working days.
For those without digitally signature capabilities they can fill out the form and bring it to the Weapons Registration Office, located at the Visitor Control Center. Once the background check has been completed they will be notified and they can stop by the Weapons Registration Office to pick up their registration forms.
After weapon information is added to the database, a permit will be printed listing all weapons registered to the owner. A copy of the registration will be given to the owner. A copy must stay with the weapon.
Changes of ownership of privately owned firearms will be reported to the Weapon Registration Office within 96 hours and, if otherwise required, the weapons new owner will register the weapon in his or her name.
Weapons will be kept in an acceptable location, regardless of length of stay.
Weapons will not be stored in vehicles, or in rooms at Lodging.
Firearms and ammunition will be stored in a secured locked container or gun rack, with precautions taken to ensure they are inaccessible to unauthorized personnel.
If an individual resides on post, in family housing, then the weapon may be kept at their house or the service member’s unit arms room. The Soldier’s commander has discretionary authority to require the weapon be stored in the unit arms room
If an individual resides in the barracks the weapon will be stored in the unit arms room.
If an individual is in transient quarters (TDY) the weapon will be stored in the affiliated unit arms room.
Transportation of weapons:
Weapons may be directly transported to/from authorized storage, hunting areas, firing ranges, or gun repair shops with no on-post stops. To transport on post, the weapon must be unloaded and placed in an area inaccessible to passengers in the vehicle with the ammunition transported in a separate compartment. If no area is inaccessible then it must be transported in a case and in open view with the ammunition stored separately.
Phone: (804) 734-5058