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Silencer ownership is allowed in 42 of the 50 states.

In the United States, taxes and strict regulations affect the manufacture and sale of firearm sound suppressors under the National Firearms Act. They are legal for individuals to possess and use for lawful purposes in 42 of the 50 states. A prospective user must go through an application process administered by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE), which requires a federal tax payment of $200 and a thorough criminal background check. The tax payment buys a revenue stamp, which is the legal document allowing possession.


Yes, Silencers are federally legal for law-abiding US citizens to own with certain requirements, but it is up to the state whether to allow ownership or restrict ownership. Almost every state in the country allows ownership for individuals, including AL, AK, AZ, AR, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT,WA, WV, WI, and WY. Most states that restrict ownership for civilians, do allow ownership for law enforcement agencies, or other government agencies. Please visit the ATF website for more information, and contact your local Innovative Arms Dealer.


$200 for each silencer. The $200 is a one-time only payment per silencer.


It is a relatively simple process. Your dealer will have all the required forms and will walk you through the process.  The forms vary depending if you are purchasing as an individual, corporation or Trust. The basic requirements are:

  • You must be a citizen of the United States.
  • You must be at least 21 years of age to purchase a silencer from a dealer.
  • You must have a clean criminal record and be legally eligible to purchase a firearm.
  • You must be a resident of a state that allows ownership.
  • You must submit the required ATF forms with a $200 tax stamp payment, and pass a FBI background check.


We take care of everything for you. Just have the person in charge of purchasing for your agency contact us. We will complete all the required forms and submit them to the BATFE/NFA Branch on your behalf. Once the forms are approved we will ship them directly to your agency. Contact us for more information on how Innovative Arms can benefit your agency.     Contact Us



You don’t just own an outstanding Innovative Arms product with a 100% warranty, you also have some serious service and technical support. All products manufactured by Innovative Arms have a 100% warranty on manufacturing and materials. We go above and beyond. We are meticulous in our quality control, and all raw materials are made in the USA with quality certifications from the manufacturer.  *Prior notification, and a job number are required for all shipments.




All 5.56 silencers are for use on barrels down to 10” in length.

All 7.62 silencers are for use on barrels down to: 12″ with 7.62/.308 , 20″ with 300wm, 5.5” with .300 blk.

The owner should contact Innovative Arms immediately if they feel an issue with their product. Most issues can be solved without shipping the unit to us. If repairs are required, a work order will be sent for you to include in your shipment. There will be no charge for repairs if there is a defect in manufacturing or materials. The owner is responsible for all shipping costs of non-Innovative Arms products and/or if the Innovative Arms product requires repairs due to user error. Any work performed on non-Innovative Arms products, such as host firearms and barrels, will be charged to the owner.

Repairs and customer satisfaction take top priority, and any repairs required will be done as quickly as possible.

This warranty policy applies specifically to silencers sold by Innovative Arms. If you are looking for information about warranty and returns for any other items purchased from our web store, please visit our website’s designated page for that information.

Regarding our silencers, we offer a conditional lifetime warranty on our silencers against any manufacturing defects or breakage that might occur during the normal intended use of the product. If you encounter any such issues with your silencer, we reserve the right to replace or repair the product at our sole discretion. 

Innovative Arms does not assume any other additional express or implied warranties. At the company’s sole discretion, we will replace or repair our products as previously stated. Please note that if the silencer has been modified, abused, or misused in any way that is outside the scope of its intended use, then any repairs or replacements required will be at the customer’s expense.

It is important to understand that our warranty policy only covers defects in manufacturing or breakage that occur during intended use. It does not cover any damage or issues arising from operator error, host weapons, ammunition, or any other causes not specifically stated in this policy. Additionally, if a silencer has been neglected or misused, this may cause damage to property and/or death or injury to the user or others, and Innovative Arms is not liable for any such damage, death, or injury. Innovative Arms neither expressly nor impliedly accepts any such liabilities.

We want our customers to be satisfied with their purchases and to have a clear understanding of our warranty policy, so please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.

To submit a warranty claim, please contact us first and have the information below ready:

  • Your product is in hand with the serial number.
  • A photo of your ID
  • A copy of your Form 3, Form 5 or Form 4


When you ship the silencer back to our facility, please write your RMA number on the outside of your shipment. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 803-408-9955 or [email protected].


What is the “beyond” part of my silencer warranty? 

The beyond services are for the original silencer owner with an approved Form 4 tax stamp or LE Agencies on a Form 5 but with limitations.

You must register your silencer here to receive any of these services and/or discounts. 

  • If you have damage to your silencer caused by user error, at our sole discretion, we will repair your silencer one time at no charge if the serial number and tube are not damaged and the silencer is repairable.
  • Once a calendar year, you may send your silencer back to our facility for maintenance at no charge. We will clean, inspect, and refinish your silencer in the original color finish if applicable. The only cost to you is the cost of shipping. This service does not replace the regular cleaning and maintenance you must perform. If we believe that you are not performing your regular maintenance, we reserve the right to refuse service of your suppressor.  
  • At your pleasure, you may send your silencer back to our facility for a core replacement. We will remove your current core and install a new one, and refinish your silencer in the original color finish if applicable. There is a fee for this service that varies in price due to inflation and material costs. 
  • The first 12 months of owning your silencer, you will receive discounts on our barrel threading, pin/weld of I.A. silencers, and Form 1 NFA engraving services. You will also receive discounts on apparel and regular-priced accessories in our online store. You will need to register your silencer here to receive these discounts.