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I have applied for a class A license in MA, I have a residence in MA however I have a NY drivers license and want to keep it that way. My chief of police had no problem giving me the license but that begs the question will i be able to purchase firearms and ammo with a full Class A license without a MA drivers license?

Anybody know anything about this?
 

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It seems weird to me that if you're residing in MA why would you want a NY drivers license? Where's the benefit of an out of state license?:blink: I'm thinking you must work in NY right?
 

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If this is a RESIDENT MA LTC, with a MA address on it, yes you will be able to buy the few handguns approved by EOPS and meet the AG Regs.

If a NR LTC, you legally will not be able to buy anything in MA (no ammo and no guns), but you can possess them.
 

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Is a it even legal for a MA "resident" to have a NY DL? That sounds like the bigger issue.
 

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Is a it even legal for a MA "resident" to have a NY DL? That sounds like the bigger issue.
Although I try to stay away from non-firearms MGLs and since I no longer work for a PD, I usually ignore C. 90 (MV) issues as it affects others, but the easy answer is no, it is not legal.

MGL requires EVERYONE to get a MA DL if they spend a TOTAL of >30 days in MA (even if for work) as I last read the law some years ago. Before the Feds mandated "1 DL only", I knew snowbirds that held both a MA and FL DL and car registrations (next door neighbor for a time had 2 sets of plates on her car, both visible). Now I'm not sure what folks do, nor do I care.

It's just that in MA, unlike Free America, the LTC is the only ID needed to make a gun (or ammo) purchase. I only know of one MA Dealer who insists on taking a photocopy of your DL in addtion to the LTC, but he's also a rat who reports all sort of things to the MA AG so he's nobody that a thinking person would want to deal with.
 
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