Nevada generally prohibits the manufacture or causing to be manufactured, importation into Nevada, keeping, offering or exposing for sale, or giving, lending, possession or use of a machine gun, unless authorized by federal law.1

Federal law generally allows the possession of machine guns manufactured prior to May 19, 1986 so long as they are registered.

See our Machine Guns policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

  1. Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 202.350(1)(b). ⤴︎