Body Armor Regulations

Body Armor Law in Ontario

In Ontario, anyone can purchase and use a bulletproof vest. Bulletproof vests and all other body armor can be purchased online or face-to-face.

Body Armor Law in Canada

We all have a right to protect ourselves and our families.  As such, we have a legal right to acquire and wear body armor for personal and professional protection. In turn, it is also legal to sell bulletproof vests and other types of body armor to anyone in the Canada. 

It is the responsibility of the buyer to ascertain whether he is legally able to purchase and use body armor. This responsibility does not fall on the shoulders of the retailer. 

It is perfectly safe and legal for retailers to sell bulletproof vests to the general public. People who purchase bulletproof vests and other types of body armor are upstanding citizens who simply wish to protect themselves, their employees and their families from harm.  

Where you can sell body armor:
1.  You can sell body armor to any person in a face-to-face transaction.  No ID or background check is required and no special record keeping is needed.
2.  You can ship body armor to any province of Canada. 
3.  You can sell body armor via any store, website, via the phone or catalog.  

Where you cannot sell body armor: 
1. You can ship, take, bring, or send body armor within or outside the Canada without special permission