Alaska does not require a background check on the purchaser of a firearm when the seller is not a licensed dealer.
Alaska prohibits any person from knowingly selling or transferring a concealable firearm to any person convicted of a felony or whose physical or mental condition is substantially impaired by liquor or controlled substances.1
The state also prohibits any person from knowingly selling a firearm to anyone under age 18.2
See the section entitled Retention of Sales / Background Check Records in Alaska for laws requiring pawnbrokers and second-hand dealers to maintain records of sales.
See the section entitled Firearms Trafficking in Alaska for additional laws that limit private sales of firearms.
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- Alaska Stat. § 11.61.200(a)(2), (4).
- Alaska Stat. § 11.61.210(a)(6).