CA Penal Code Section 33860


The Department of Justice shall establish a fee of twenty dollars ($20) per request for return of a firearm, plus a three-dollar ($3) charge for each additional firearm being processed as part of the request to return a firearm, to cover its costs for processing firearm clearance determinations submitted pursuant to this chapter.


The fees collected pursuant to subdivision (a) shall be deposited into the Dealers’ Record of Sale Special Account.


The department may increase the fee by using the California Consumer Price Index as compiled and reported by the California Department of Industrial Relations to determine an annual rate of increase. Any fee increase shall be rounded to the nearest dollar.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 33860’s source at ca​.gov