Shipping Information

Shipping Information


Flat-rate shipping cost(s) are based on the order total. For the most part, we offer FLAT RATE shipping which is indicated on checkout.
Additional shipping charges may apply to any shipments outside the contiguous 48 states, please call for a detailed shipping quote.
Empire Guns & Ammo only ships orders Monday through Friday.

Empire Guns & Ammo usually ships orders for in-stock items within two weekdays with our preferred shipping provider. This is sometimes UPS, USPS Priority Mail or FedEx (depending on item being shipped).  For the most part, USPS is used.  A shipping provider will be selected based upon the size, contents, and value of the product being shipped at the discretion of Empire Guns & Ammo.  All shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, and APO addresses will be shipped via US Postal Priority Mail unless they include firearms.

Empire Guns & Ammo staff tries to get out every order as quickly as possible, Empire Guns & Ammo cannot guarantee same-day shipping.
We ship orders Monday through Friday and do not offer UPS Saturday delivery.  Any order placed on a Friday may not ship until the following Monday.

UPS 2nd Day Air shipments are delivered the 2nd business day after being picked up by UPS - this means an order picked up by UPS on a Friday will not be delivered until the following Tuesday.  USPS Priority mail may also be used for two day priority depending on product.
Please keep this in mind when placing your order. We will inform you of your tracking number and shipping provider used.

Shipments include a tracking number and insurance - a tracking number will be emailed to you when the order is shipped.
Depending on the value of the product being shipped, a signature may be required to receive the product.
 
Note: All shipments are insured.  Not all methods are available to all addresses within the specified areas.
We will contact you before shipment if the shipment method you have chosen is not available to your address.

The location we ship your items from will be chosen based upon quickest delivery time and stock availability of the items on your order.

Additional Shipping Information:

 
Due to restrictions on some firearm related products, Empire Guns & Ammo ships to the continental United States, Hawaii, Alaska, and Military FPO/APO addresses only.
 
A physical street address is required for all UPS, USPS and FedEx shipments.

Firearms may only be shipped to Federal Firearm Licensed dealers (FFL)

Please have your FFL send us their information via email or have them call us.
We will need to verify their information prior to shipping.

 
When estimating your delivery date, please take into account that Saturdays, Sundays, and US holidays are not included in transit time.
 
Prices are subject to change without notice. Empire Guns & Ammo is not responsible for typographical errors.
Stock is subject to prior sale. We will inform you if a product has fallen out of stock.
 
Delivery to carrier constitutes delivery to customer.
 
Shipping charges are not refundable unless we make an error in your shipment or the carrier has failed to meet the delivery commitment and issued credit to Empire Guns & Ammo. The decision made by a carrier regarding a claim for refund is final.

Ammo Restrictions


Ammunition deliveries must be signed for by an adult 21 yrs or older.
There must be no local, state, or federal laws prohibiting the receipt or possession of ammunition by the buyer.
All ammunition must be shipped Domestic Ground. Shipping not available for International, DC, and MA residents.
Residents of CA, DE, IL, NY and OH, may have additional restrictions.
Always make sure you use the correct ammunition for your firearms.
Check your state and local laws for any other applicable firearms and ammunition regulations.

We cannot ship ammunition to the following:

Massachusetts
District of Columbia
Hawaii
Alaska
California 
P.O. Boxes
APO/FPO Addresses
International Addresses
U.S. Territories
U.S. addresses having zip codes beginning with (606, 607, 608)
U.S. addresses having zip codes beginning with (100, 101, 102)