Automatic Knife Release Form

You must read and fill out this form before Kai USA, Ltd. can sell to you, or ship to you, any Automatic or Butterfly Knives. By electronically signing this online form, you confirm that you are in compliance with the federal statutes shown below as well as any applicable state and local regulation.

By placing an order or receiving a product service (such as warranty repair service) from us, you agree that you meet any or all of the following criteria:


18 U.S.C. § 1716 (G) (2) (1-4) provides, in summary:

Switchblade (automatic) knives can be shipped to civilian and armed forces supply or procurement officers and employees of the federal government ordering or procuring or purchasing such knives in connection with activities of the Federal government; to supply or procurement officers in the National Guard, the Air National Guard or militia of the state or territory of the District of Columbia ordering, procuring or purchasing such knives in connections with the activities of such organizations; to supply or procurement officers or employees of the municipal government of the District of Columbia or the government of any state or territory of any county, city or other political subdivision of a state or territory ordering, procuring or purchasing such knives in connection with the activities of such government.

15 U.S.C. § 1244 provides, in summary:

Knives can be shipped by common carrier; that sale, transportation or distribution, possession or introduction into interstate commerce of switchblade knives is authorized if it is pursuant to a contract with the armed forces; or, any member or employee thereof acting in the performance of his or her duty may possess switchblade knives and may have them shipped to him and sold to him or her. The possession and transportation upon his or her person of a switchblade knife or a blade 3 inches or less is authorized to any handicapped individual who has the use of only one arm.


It would be impossible to provide an exhaustive review of the laws that may apply in the various fifty states and in the various counties, parishes, municipalities, and other political subdivisions within each state. By signing this form below, you will be certifying that in addition to complying with federal law, you have determined which, if any, state or local laws apply to you, and that you are acting in compliance with those laws.

No Post Office Box addresses can be used on this form. Item(s) must be sent in going UPS or Fed Ex. No USPS shipments will be accepted. If the address that you have filled out on this form is no longer a valid address, you must contact us and fill out a new form.

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Kasho Warranty & Policies


Kasho Warranty

All KASHO shears are guaranteed to be free of defects in material and workmanship for the life of the shear.  All shears come with free lifetime parts when using our sharpening service. Warranty void if shear has been abused or neglected, such as corrosion from poor maintenance or nicks on the blade.

One complimentary sharpening coupon is included with the sheer purchase. Warranty is void if the shear has been serviced or sharpened by anyone other than the KASHO Service Center.


Delivery & Return Policies

Delivery Policy

When will I receive my order?

All orders are processed within 1-2 business days (excluding weekends and holidays).

Orders are currently being shipped on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays by 11:00 AM. Any orders received after 11:00 AM will ship the following shipping day.  We ship via UPS Ground. Depending on your location, UPS Ground can take up to 5-7 business days.


How do I check the status of my order?

When your order has shipped, you will receive an email notification that will include a tracking number you can use to check its status. Please allow 24 hours for the tracking information to become available. 


Do you ship internationally?

Unfortunately, we only ship within the United States.


Return Policy

If you are not fully satisfied with your shear or item you may return it within 15 days of purchase.  Damaged shears are subject to a 15% restocking fee. Must be in original packaging and contain all original items: oil pens, warranty card, etc. Proof of purchase is required. 


  • Contact KASHO at
  • Notify us that you would like to return or exchange your item.
  • We will create a return authorization number and email a UPS label for you to print and ship back your item.
  • When the item is received we will inspect it, and notify you if the 15% restocking fee applies.
  • Once the inspection is complete we will process the refund or exchange. Please allow 5-7 business days for your refund to post to your account.