Michigan prohibits a federally licensed firearms dealer from selling a firearm unless the sale includes a commercially available:

  • Trigger lock or other device designed to disable and prevent the discharge of the firearm; or
  • Gun case or storage container that can be secured to prevent unauthorized access to the firearm.1

This law does not apply to law enforcement, any person who can establish that they have already purchased a qualifying trigger lock or gun case, or the sale of antique firearms.2

Michigan does not require firearm owners to lock their weapons, although administrative regulations may apply in certain locations.

See our Locking Devices policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

Notes
  1. Mich. Comp. Laws Serv. § 28.435(1). ⤴︎
  2. Mich. Comp. Laws Serv. § 28.435(2). ⤴︎